The table below looks at the prevalence of the term WURFL in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WURFL over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Universal Resource File (WURFL)
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing WURFL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WURFL
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
60 49 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.44% 30.43% 35.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 23
Median daily rate £315 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £275 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £420 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.40 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.74 £12.81 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £16.80 £12.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

WURFL
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing WURFL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

WURFL Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

WURFL
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

WURFL Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire