The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 101 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing WAP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.073% 0.062% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £413 £295
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +39.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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
542 575 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 39.74% 35.89% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 399 214
Median daily rate £413 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 2
Median hourly rate £13.25 £31.02 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.28% -37.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing WAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for WAP.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) BCP
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) CRAMM
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Typography

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) BCP
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) CRAMM
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Typography
1 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe