The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - - 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £215
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £369 £220
% change year-on-year
+49.15% +67.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
- -34.17%
WAP
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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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 56 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.28% 19.93% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 43
Median daily rate £363 £313 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough 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 Slough

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in Slough