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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - - 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £215
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £369 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.75
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
31 48 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 19.62% 16.55% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 38
Median daily rate £400 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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