The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 28 June 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.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 32 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 0.41% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 Somerset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 68 79 124
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 32.38% 32.78% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 70
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £401 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 23
Median hourly rate £52.50 £38.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.48% -29.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WSDL in Somerset.

Contractor daily rate trend for WSDL in Somerset