The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for WSDL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
England / Midlands
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 0.50% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.17 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +15.93% -  

WSDL is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 21 21 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 18.26% 10.40% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 15
Median daily rate £400 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £355 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing WSDL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in the Midlands