The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £361 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
118 53 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.82% 25.85% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 28 51
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.54 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.30% -42.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSDL across the Lancashire region.

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire