The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank - 12 18
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - 11.11% 6.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 29.17% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Average daily rate
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- £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £389
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
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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 Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
17 24 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 16.83% 38.10% 37.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 45
Average daily rate £270 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Preston