The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 588 542 512
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -30
Contract jobs citing WAP 3 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.050% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.022% 0.18% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 4
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£473 £355 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.28% +16.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £308
% change year-on-year
- +30.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 -
WAP
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13882 13695 11708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.38% 27.55% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9144 9096 7485
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 201 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
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 5 May 2015. 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
London +2 3 £473 +26.00%
WAP
UK

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) Cisco
1 7 (43.75%) CCNP
1 7 (43.75%) CCNA
1 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (43.75%) Network Management
1 7 (43.75%) F5
2 5 (31.25%) Blue Coat
2 5 (31.25%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (18.75%) Handset
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (18.75%) GPRS
4 3 (18.75%) GSM
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) Android
4 3 (18.75%) iPhone
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (31.25%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (18.75%) GPRS
4 3 (18.75%) GSM
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (12.50%) tcpdump
5 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
5 2 (12.50%) Nortel Alteon
5 2 (12.50%) SMS
5 2 (12.50%) HTTP
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 2 (12.50%) Redis
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (12.50%) RSpec
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) React
2 2 (12.50%) CSS3
2 2 (12.50%) Backbone.js
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) SyncML
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Handset
1 3 (18.75%) iPhone
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Statistics
2 2 (12.50%) RIA
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Streaming Video
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) webOS
3 1 (6.25%) bada
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Network Management
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Content Management
4 2 (12.50%) Release Management
4 2 (12.50%) Fault Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCNP
1 7 (43.75%) CCNA
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCSE
2 2 (12.50%) CCSP
2 2 (12.50%) CCSA
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) OpenView
1 2 (12.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
1 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
1 7 (43.75%) F5
2 5 (31.25%) Blue Coat
3 2 (12.50%) Crossbeam
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Nortel
3 2 (12.50%) Radware
3 2 (12.50%) BT
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Symbian
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
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