The first table below looks at the demand for WEP 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 WEP over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Communications & Networking 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank 410 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WEP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.071% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £505 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2800 2963 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.57% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1827 1841 2271
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 132 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
WEP
England

WEP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WEP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WEP Jobs Demand Trend in London

WEP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WEP Daily Rate Trend in London

WEP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing WEP 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 WEP.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery

WEP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing WEP 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 WEP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft