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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.00
WAP
Berkshire

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
236 243 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.05% 25.13% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 158 135
Median daily rate £400 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% -7.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

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

WAP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for WAP.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat