The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 London 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 392 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAP 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.096% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7255 7596 7566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.77% 31.32% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5167 5481 5287
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 75 81
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
WAP
England

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 28 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (52.17%) SQL
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Web Services
3 10 (43.48%) J2ME
4 9 (39.13%) Apache
4 9 (39.13%) Oracle
4 9 (39.13%) HP
5 8 (34.78%) Handset
5 8 (34.78%) 4G
5 8 (34.78%) Mobile App
6 7 (30.43%) REST
6 7 (30.43%) SoapUI
6 7 (30.43%) Apache Ivy
6 7 (30.43%) eggPlant
6 7 (30.43%) Scrum
6 7 (30.43%) Maven
6 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
6 7 (30.43%) 2G
6 7 (30.43%) JIRA
6 7 (30.43%) Selenium
6 7 (30.43%) QA
6 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
6 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (30.43%) Sun
6 7 (30.43%) SOAP
6 7 (30.43%) LoadRunner
6 7 (30.43%) Apple
6 7 (30.43%) 3G
6 7 (30.43%) Ant

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (39.13%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) 4G
2 7 (30.43%) 3G
2 7 (30.43%) 2G
3 6 (26.09%) Extranet
3 6 (26.09%) Intranet
4 4 (17.39%) GSM
4 4 (17.39%) RTCP
4 4 (17.39%) RTP
5 2 (8.70%) RFID
5 2 (8.70%) GPRS
5 2 (8.70%) SMS
5 2 (8.70%) UMTS
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
6 1 (4.35%) WAN
6 1 (4.35%) HTTP
6 1 (4.35%) SSL
6 1 (4.35%) IPv6
6 1 (4.35%) LAN
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Ant
1 7 (30.43%) Toad
1 7 (30.43%) LoadRunner
1 7 (30.43%) Maven
1 7 (30.43%) JIRA
1 7 (30.43%) Selenium
1 7 (30.43%) SoapUI
1 7 (30.43%) Apache Ivy
1 7 (30.43%) eggPlant
2 2 (8.70%) Calabash
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
1 6 (26.09%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Test Leader
2 4 (17.39%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) QA Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Digital Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Online Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) Web Services
2 10 (43.48%) J2ME
3 7 (30.43%) REST
3 7 (30.43%) SOAP
4 4 (17.39%) J2EE
4 4 (17.39%) SyncML
5 2 (8.70%) KML
5 2 (8.70%) Flash
5 2 (8.70%) JDBC
5 2 (8.70%) HTML
5 2 (8.70%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Handset
1 8 (34.78%) Mobile App
2 6 (26.09%) New Media
2 6 (26.09%) iDTV
3 5 (21.74%) Social Media
4 4 (17.39%) GIS
5 3 (13.04%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
6 2 (8.70%) iPhone
6 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
6 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
7 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
7 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows CE
2 2 (8.70%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum
2 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
3 6 (26.09%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) Time Management
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Marketing Strategy
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) E-business
7 2 (8.70%) Data Security
8 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (4.35%) Information Security
8 1 (4.35%) DRM
8 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
2 4 (17.39%) WCAG
2 4 (17.39%) WAI
3 2 (8.70%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
1 9 (39.13%) HP
2 7 (30.43%) Sun
2 7 (30.43%) Apple
3 4 (17.39%) ESRI
4 2 (8.70%) Mapinfo
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) BMC
5 1 (4.35%) CommVault
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) Mitel
5 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.35%) BT