The first table below looks at the demand for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 22 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 Reading 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 70 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing WAP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.10% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 - £11.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
198 254 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.47% 26.08% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 111 69
Average daily rate £335 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
WAP
Berkshire

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

WAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

WAP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

WAP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (85.71%) VMS
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) SS7
1 6 (85.71%) INAP
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Fault Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) iPhone
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) RTCP
3 1 (14.29%) RTP
3 1 (14.29%) SyncML
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) GIS
3 1 (14.29%) ESRI

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) SS7
1 6 (85.71%) INAP
2 1 (14.29%) RTCP
2 1 (14.29%) RTP
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SyncML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) VMS
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 5 (71.43%) Fault Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) ESRI