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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £218 £351
% change year-on-year
+69.54% -37.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £19.75 -
% change year-on-year
-34.17% -
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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
120 99 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.04% 26.76% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 76 30
Average daily rate £250 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £145.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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