The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank - 45 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.00% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
WSDL
North West

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
101 76 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.65% 19.00% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 56 54
Median daily rate £373 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £570 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £18.03
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 - £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 - £20.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing WSDL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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