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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 146 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.031% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
849 581 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.99% 24.63% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 392 402
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 29
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.72 £17.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WAP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing WAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAP.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Symbian
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) SyncML
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) bada
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing WAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) bada
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Symbian