The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 413 - 402
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAP 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% - 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.094% - 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £351 £270
% change year-on-year
-37.23% +29.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.50
WAP
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7422 7872 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.31% 31.32% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5323 5679 5365
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.95 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in London

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in London

WAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAP across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WAP Daily Rate Histogram in London

WAP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAP across the London region.

WAP Hourly Rate Trend in London

WAP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
City of London - 2 £375 -
WAP
England

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (41.18%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) J2ME
4 4 (23.53%) Apple
4 4 (23.53%) Information Security
4 4 (23.53%) Network Security
4 4 (23.53%) 4G
4 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
4 4 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (17.65%) eggPlant
5 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
5 3 (17.65%) REST
5 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) 2G
5 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Handset
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) Maven
5 3 (17.65%) Selenium
5 3 (17.65%) 3G

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) Network Security
2 4 (23.53%) 4G
3 3 (17.65%) 2G
3 3 (17.65%) 3G
4 2 (11.76%) LAN
4 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) RTCP
4 2 (11.76%) RTP
4 2 (11.76%) Intranet
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 2 (11.76%) Extranet
4 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) IPsec
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) DAB
5 1 (5.88%) GPRS
5 1 (5.88%) GSM
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Apache Ivy
1 3 (17.65%) eggPlant
1 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
1 3 (17.65%) Maven
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
1 3 (17.65%) Ant
1 3 (17.65%) Toad
2 2 (11.76%) Calabash
General
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
1 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Network Support
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.88%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) J2ME
3 3 (17.65%) REST
3 3 (17.65%) SOAP
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) SyncML
5 1 (5.88%) WML
5 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 3 (17.65%) Handset
3 2 (11.76%) iDTV
3 2 (11.76%) GIS
3 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.76%) iPhone
3 2 (11.76%) Social Media
3 2 (11.76%) New Media
4 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security
2 4 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
3 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Security
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CCSA
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CISM
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) WCAG
2 1 (5.88%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) HP
2 4 (23.53%) Apple
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Sun
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) ESRI
4 2 (11.76%) BMC
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.88%) Mitel
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) CommVault
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
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