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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 69 - -
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 £550 £369 £220
% change year-on-year
+49.15% +67.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
- -34.17%
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
250 150 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.68% 20.46% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 90 105
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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 25 August 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