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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank - - 74
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
WSDL
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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
138 289 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.56% 33.64% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 205 169
Median daily rate £400 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £41.50 £55.00 £41.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.54% +32.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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