The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 26 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 427 418 404
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing WAP 2 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.013% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.029% 0.044% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Median daily rate £475 £473 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +43.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £385 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
6954 6807 6931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.97% 30.60% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5353 4877 5089
Median daily rate £450 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 45 15
Median hourly rate £43.04 £22.18 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £16.43 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £52.17 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 2 £475 -
WAP
England

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 London region with a requirement for WAP.

1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Intune
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Record to Report
2 1 (25.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Handset

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) 3G
1 1 (25.00%) GPRS
1 1 (25.00%) GSM
1 1 (25.00%) LTE
1 1 (25.00%) UMTS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Handset
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (25.00%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) BT
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Sage