Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for WML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WML over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 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.

Wireless Markup Language (WML)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 646 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing WML 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.002% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.006% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 - -
UK median daily rate £305 £600 -
% change year-on-year -49.17% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

WML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17,286 14,965 16,287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.39% 28.49% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,376 9,670 10,629
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £270
90th Percentile £569 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 276 307
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.40 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +12.23% -4.00%
10th Percentile £15.12 £18.38 £12.55
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.93% +6.67% -

WML
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing WML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for WML in the UK excluding London

WML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WML in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for WML in the UK excluding London

WML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WML in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WML in the UK excluding London

WML
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WML within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 1 £305 - 2
WML
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for WML.

1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) WAP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (100.00%) HP ALM

WML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP