The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank - 69 47
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.83% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £275 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
292 242 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.87% 30.33% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 161 64
Average daily rate £360 £400 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +24.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £41.38 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.93% +18.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Wales