The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 241 264 258
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing WAP 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.013% 0.053% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.050% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £16.75 -
% change year-on-year
-25.37% -
WAP
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2017 2559 2271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.07% 27.05% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 1640 1373
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 78 42
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.65 £16.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAP across the South East region.

WAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WAP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +21 1 - -
WAP
England

WAP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 South East region with a requirement for WAP.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) LTE

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT