The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.00
WAP
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
106 108 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.11% 29.51% 40.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 79 90
Median daily rate £375 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £37.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 Cambridge