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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank - 54 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.45% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
68 149 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.66% 27.04% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 102 58
Median daily rate £325 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £541 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +19.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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