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 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 - - 46
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
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
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
53 120 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.54% 28.71% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 99 77
Median daily rate £425 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -93.79%
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 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