The table below looks at the statistics for WML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WML over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Markup Language (WML)
Rank - - 644
Contract jobs citing WML 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £218
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £218
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16252 16367 15677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.72% 28.23% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11254 11273 10177
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 306 180
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £17.33 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WML
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing WML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WML
Daily Rate Trend

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

WML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WML
Hourly Rate Trend

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

WML Hourly Rate Trend in the UK