The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 99 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.13% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
WAP
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
578 451 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.00% 33.63% 39.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 290 343
Average daily rate £415 £355 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.90% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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

WAP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Flash
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
1 2 (100.00%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) Typography
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
1 2 (100.00%) UI Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web UI Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Flash
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Typography
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe