The first table below looks at the demand for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 Leeds 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 - 81 80
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.36% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £351 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+31.68% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 - £41.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
324 280 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.86% 30.87% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 165 259
Average daily rate £310 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.29% +127.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
WAP
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WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds