The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL 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
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
UK / Wales
Rank - 65 60
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.17% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.57% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £558 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+38.94% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.09 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+15.74% -

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
212 175 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.44% 29.91% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 144 108
Median daily rate £400 £343 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £420 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £19.11 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.23% +77.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing WSDL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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