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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 414 417 389
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -28
Contract jobs citing WAP 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.008% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.069% 0.026% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£575 £350 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -24.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7215 7606 6825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.19% 30.44% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5471 5559 4901
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 51 58
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 (46.67%) Web Services
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (26.67%) Network Security
3 4 (26.67%) Puppet
3 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 3 (20.00%) VLAN
4 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (20.00%) F5
4 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) GPRS
4 3 (20.00%) GSM
4 3 (20.00%) IPsec
4 3 (20.00%) Handset
4 3 (20.00%) Apple
5 2 (13.33%) BMC
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) UMTS

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security
3 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (20.00%) VLAN
3 3 (20.00%) IPsec
3 3 (20.00%) GPRS
3 3 (20.00%) GSM
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) UMTS
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) Internet
4 2 (13.33%) 4G
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) Extranet
5 1 (6.67%) 3G
5 1 (6.67%) DAB
5 1 (6.67%) 2G
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) HTTP
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Toad
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (6.67%) eggPlant
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) J2ME
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) WML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Handset
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) New Media
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) iDTV
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) webOS
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Information Security
1 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) CCSA
2 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Apple
2 3 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) BMC
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Sun
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) BT
4 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
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