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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - 29 34
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 1.86% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.02% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £215 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £218 £351
% change year-on-year
+69.54% -37.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £19.75 -
% change year-on-year
-34.17% -
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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
58 83 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 20.49% 30.86% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 36
Average daily rate £313 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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