The table below looks at the prevalence of the term WURFL in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WURFL over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Universal Resource File (WURFL)
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing WURFL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - - 2.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WURFL
Staffordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 26.39% 28.95% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
Average daily rate £338 £358 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.59% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £314 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £440 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.65 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

WURFL
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WURFL across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

WURFL Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

WURFL
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

WURFL Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent