The first table below looks at the demand for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 552 544 545
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing WAP 17 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.024% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.083% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
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£419 £304 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.94% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £258 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £338 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+31.68% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.75 £14.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.07% -65.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £14.00 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 - £41.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13544 13263 13925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.87% 28.54% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8869 8608 8647
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 279 345
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
WAP
UK

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in England

WAP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAP across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

WAP Daily Rate Histogram in England

WAP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAP across the England region.

WAP Hourly Rate Trend in England

WAP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -4 9 £218 -28.39%
London +7 6 £450 - 2
WAP
UK

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAP.

1 15 (34.88%) HP
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) 4G
4 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
4 11 (25.58%) Web Services
5 10 (23.26%) J2ME
5 10 (23.26%) Cisco
6 9 (20.93%) Apple
6 9 (20.93%) Apache
6 9 (20.93%) GSM
6 9 (20.93%) Oracle
6 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
7 8 (18.60%) Change Management
7 8 (18.60%) Handset
7 8 (18.60%) SS7
7 8 (18.60%) INAP
7 8 (18.60%) Windows
7 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (18.60%) VMS
7 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
7 8 (18.60%) Fault Management
8 7 (16.28%) Manual Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
8 7 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (16.28%) SoapUI
8 7 (16.28%) Maven
8 7 (16.28%) JIRA
8 7 (16.28%) QA
8 7 (16.28%) Selenium

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (20.93%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) 4G
2 9 (20.93%) GSM
3 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
3 8 (18.60%) SS7
3 8 (18.60%) INAP
4 7 (16.28%) Firewall
4 7 (16.28%) 2G
4 7 (16.28%) GPRS
4 7 (16.28%) 3G
5 6 (13.95%) Extranet
5 6 (13.95%) Intranet
5 6 (13.95%) UMTS
6 5 (11.63%) Internet
6 5 (11.63%) SSL
6 5 (11.63%) IPv6
6 5 (11.63%) HTTP
6 5 (11.63%) RTCP
6 5 (11.63%) RTP
6 5 (11.63%) DAB
7 4 (9.30%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Ant
1 7 (16.28%) Toad
1 7 (16.28%) LoadRunner
1 7 (16.28%) Maven
1 7 (16.28%) JIRA
1 7 (16.28%) Selenium
1 7 (16.28%) SoapUI
1 7 (16.28%) Apache Ivy
1 7 (16.28%) eggPlant
2 2 (4.65%) Calabash
General
1 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Network Engineer
1 7 (16.28%) NOC Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Test Leader
2 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Test Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) QA Leader
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Tester
6 1 (2.33%) Junior
6 1 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) Web Services
2 10 (23.26%) J2ME
3 7 (16.28%) REST
3 7 (16.28%) SOAP
4 6 (13.95%) XML
4 6 (13.95%) SyncML
5 5 (11.63%) WML
5 5 (11.63%) J2EE
6 3 (6.98%) .NET
6 3 (6.98%) HTML
7 2 (4.65%) Flash
7 2 (4.65%) JDBC
7 2 (4.65%) KML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
2 8 (18.60%) Handset
3 6 (13.95%) iDTV
3 6 (13.95%) New Media
4 5 (11.63%) Smart Meter
4 5 (11.63%) Social Media
4 5 (11.63%) GIS
5 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.30%) Blackberry
6 3 (6.98%) iPhone
6 3 (6.98%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
7 2 (4.65%) Device Driver
8 1 (2.33%) DTV
8 1 (2.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
1 8 (18.60%) VMS
2 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.98%) Android
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.65%) Windows CE
5 1 (2.33%) bada
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.33%) UNIX
5 1 (2.33%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.60%) Change Management
2 8 (18.60%) Fault Management
3 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
3 7 (16.28%) Manual Testing
3 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
3 7 (16.28%) Project Management
3 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
3 7 (16.28%) Scrum
4 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.30%) Time Management
5 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.30%) Automation Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Marketing Strategy
6 3 (6.98%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.98%) Data Security
6 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.30%) MCP
2 4 (9.30%) MCSE
3 3 (6.98%) CCNP
3 3 (6.98%) ISEB
3 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) CCNA
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) CCSP
5 1 (2.33%) CCSA
5 1 (2.33%) CCSE
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
2 4 (9.30%) WCAG
2 4 (9.30%) WAI
3 2 (4.65%) JTAG
4 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.98%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (9.30%) WSUS
3 3 (6.98%) Sysprep
4 1 (2.33%) Puppet
4 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.33%) SCCM
4 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.33%) OpenView
4 1 (2.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) HP
2 10 (23.26%) Cisco
3 9 (20.93%) Oracle
3 9 (20.93%) Apple
4 7 (16.28%) Sun
5 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.63%) ESRI
7 3 (6.98%) Citrix
8 2 (4.65%) Mapinfo
8 2 (4.65%) VMware
9 1 (2.33%) Mitel
9 1 (2.33%) Google
9 1 (2.33%) Crossbeam
9 1 (2.33%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.33%) F5
9 1 (2.33%) BT
9 1 (2.33%) Radware
9 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.33%) BMC
9 1 (2.33%) CommVault
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