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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 530 513 556
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +43
Contract jobs citing WAP 27 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.021% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.078% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 4
Average daily rate £375 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £323 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £333 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.30% -21.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £13.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 - £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 - £13.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13748 11579 14356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.77% 26.81% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9003 7377 8666
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 338 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -10 11 £318 +4.52%
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
WAP
UK

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) J2ME
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) INAP
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 9 (29.03%) Web Services
3 9 (29.03%) VMS
3 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
3 9 (29.03%) SS7
4 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
4 8 (25.81%) Apache
4 8 (25.81%) Change Management
4 8 (25.81%) Fault Management
4 8 (25.81%) Mobile App
5 7 (22.58%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) QA
5 7 (22.58%) Handset
5 7 (22.58%) HP
6 6 (19.35%) iDTV
6 6 (19.35%) RTCP
6 6 (19.35%) RTP
6 6 (19.35%) Apple
6 6 (19.35%) Intranet
6 6 (19.35%) Extranet
6 6 (19.35%) SOAP
6 6 (19.35%) GSM
6 6 (19.35%) J2EE
6 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
6 6 (19.35%) 4G
6 6 (19.35%) REST

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (25.81%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
1 9 (29.03%) SS7
1 9 (29.03%) INAP
2 6 (19.35%) 4G
2 6 (19.35%) RTCP
2 6 (19.35%) RTP
2 6 (19.35%) Intranet
2 6 (19.35%) Extranet
2 6 (19.35%) GSM
3 5 (16.13%) 3G
3 5 (16.13%) 2G
4 4 (12.90%) SMS
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall
6 2 (6.45%) GPRS
6 2 (6.45%) UMTS
6 2 (6.45%) RFID
7 1 (3.23%) SMPP
7 1 (3.23%) DWDM
7 1 (3.23%) MPLS
7 1 (3.23%) L2TP
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Ant
1 5 (16.13%) Toad
1 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
1 5 (16.13%) Maven
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
1 5 (16.13%) Selenium
1 5 (16.13%) SoapUI
1 5 (16.13%) Apache Ivy
1 5 (16.13%) eggPlant
2 1 (3.23%) Calabash
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
3 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 5 (16.13%) Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Front Office
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) NOC Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Test Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.45%) QA Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Online Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.23%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) J2ME
2 9 (29.03%) Web Services
3 6 (19.35%) J2EE
3 6 (19.35%) SOAP
3 6 (19.35%) REST
4 5 (16.13%) SyncML
5 4 (12.90%) HTML
5 4 (12.90%) JDBC
6 3 (9.68%) .NET
7 2 (6.45%) Flash
7 2 (6.45%) KML
8 1 (3.23%) Java EE 5
8 1 (3.23%) JPA
8 1 (3.23%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (3.23%) EJB
8 1 (3.23%) Servlets
8 1 (3.23%) XML
8 1 (3.23%) JMX
8 1 (3.23%) MIDP
8 1 (3.23%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Mobile App
2 7 (22.58%) Handset
3 6 (19.35%) iDTV
3 6 (19.35%) New Media
4 5 (16.13%) GIS
4 5 (16.13%) Social Media
5 4 (12.90%) N-Tier
5 4 (12.90%) iPhone
5 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
6 3 (9.68%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) VMS
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Android
4 2 (6.45%) Windows CE
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
2 8 (25.81%) Change Management
2 8 (25.81%) Fault Management
3 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
3 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
3 5 (16.13%) Scrum
3 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
3 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
3 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.90%) E-business
4 4 (12.90%) Time Management
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
5 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Marketing Strategy
5 3 (9.68%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Data Security
5 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CCNP
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.23%) MCITP
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
2 5 (16.13%) WCAG
2 5 (16.13%) WAI
3 2 (6.45%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) HP
3 6 (19.35%) Apple
4 5 (16.13%) Sun
4 5 (16.13%) ESRI
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco
6 3 (9.68%) Citrix
7 2 (6.45%) BT
7 2 (6.45%) Mapinfo
8 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.23%) VMware
8 1 (3.23%) Mitel
8 1 (3.23%) Google
8 1 (3.23%) Huawei
8 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (3.23%) Velocent
8 1 (3.23%) Juniper
8 1 (3.23%) CommVault
8 1 (3.23%) NetApp
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