The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank - 42 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.26% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
81 56 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.63% 14.70% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 30 32
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.80 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside