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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank - 71 70
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.11% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.41% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £373
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
107 243 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.26% 27.74% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 185 152
Median daily rate £475 £325 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £41.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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