The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £203 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.75
WAP
South Wales

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 Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
85 109 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.36% 32.06% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 90 99
Median daily rate £413 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff 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 Cardiff

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff