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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
104 96 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.01% 33.57% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 74 93
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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