The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - 90 -
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.29% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £413 £220
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
197 313 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.85% 22.47% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 181 130
Median daily rate £365 £367 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.54% -2.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £33.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +179.16%
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 Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire