The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.97% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £218 £351
% change year-on-year
+69.54% -37.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £19.75 -
% change year-on-year
-34.17% -
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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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
55 61 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 26.57% 25.10% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 18
Average daily rate £350 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £50.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.25% +30.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

WAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

WAP Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

WAP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Handset
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) VoLTE

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Handset
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA