The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 0.65% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £255 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.40% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
72 80 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.15% 25.89% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 25
Average daily rate £280 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £434 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £175.00 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+414.70% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAP across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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