The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.33% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £400 £333
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +20.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 -
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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
70 71 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.91% 23.36% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 10
Average daily rate £413 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAP across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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