The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 74 -
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £313 £313
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
152 217 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.62% 23.56% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 160 123
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing WAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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