The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £369 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.75
WAP
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
250 171 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.93% 22.80% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 101 107
Median daily rate £370 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

WAP
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for WAP.

1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Business Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow