The table below looks at the statistics for WebSpeed skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSpeed over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Progress WebSpeed
UK
Rank - 624 589
Contract jobs citing WebSpeed 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.013% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7386 7463 6882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.51% 14.96% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4925 4985 4718
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 193 124
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.95 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £24.46 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

WebSpeed
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing WebSpeed as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

WebSpeed Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSpeed
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSpeed within the UK.

WebSpeed Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSpeed
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSpeed within the UK.

WebSpeed Hourly Rate Trend in the UK