The table below looks at the statistics for WS-I skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WS-I over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I)
Rank - - 597
Contract jobs citing WS-I 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00

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
15354 15116 15598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.42% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9755 9715 9580
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 253 370
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.65 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WS-I
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WS-I within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WS-I Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WS-I
Daily Rate Trend

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

WS-I Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WS-I
Hourly Rate Trend

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

WS-I Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WS-I
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WS-I within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Horsham - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
South East - - - -
England - - - -