The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - 118 122
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.039% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.20% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £16.75 -
% change year-on-year
-25.37% -
WAP
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
420 498 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.36% 19.63% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 300 307
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 3
Median hourly rate £36.50 £28.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% -25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.55 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing WAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAP across the Berkshire region.

WAP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAP across the Berkshire region.

WAP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire