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 29 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
29 Aug 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 £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
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
118 194 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.20% 37.82% 38.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 133 131
Median daily rate £400 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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