The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - - 149
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £264 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.75
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
786 793 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.38% 25.56% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 550 570
Median daily rate £350 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 17
Median hourly rate £38.75 £38.77 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £19.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

WAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West