The first table below looks at the demand for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 552 555 585
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +30
Contract jobs citing WAP 20 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.022% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.078% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £252 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £306 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.75 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.07% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 - £11.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14644 14130 14792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.59% 27.78% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9473 8977 8994
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 295 355
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WAP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAP within the UK.

WAP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WAP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

WAP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WAP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAP within the UK.

WAP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WAP
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 17 £419 +39.66% 5
South East -6 9 £218 -28.39%
London +21 6 £450 - 2
Berkshire -1 6 £218 -28.39%
Slough +5 4 £215 -
Aberdeen - - - -
Scotland - - - -

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 22 (41.51%) HP
2 21 (39.62%) Mobile App
3 20 (37.74%) SQL
4 19 (35.85%) 4G
4 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (33.96%) Web Services
6 17 (32.08%) J2ME
6 17 (32.08%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (30.19%) Apache
7 16 (30.19%) Oracle
7 16 (30.19%) Apple
8 15 (28.30%) Handset
9 14 (26.42%) Scrum
9 14 (26.42%) Regression Testing
9 14 (26.42%) 2G
9 14 (26.42%) 3G
9 14 (26.42%) LoadRunner
9 14 (26.42%) Toad
9 14 (26.42%) Sun
9 14 (26.42%) Ant
9 14 (26.42%) SOAP
9 14 (26.42%) Test Automation
9 14 (26.42%) Selenium
9 14 (26.42%) Manual Testing
9 14 (26.42%) Maven
9 14 (26.42%) JIRA
9 14 (26.42%) QA
9 14 (26.42%) SoapUI
9 14 (26.42%) REST
9 14 (26.42%) Apache Ivy

WAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (30.19%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Project
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.85%) 4G
2 14 (26.42%) 2G
2 14 (26.42%) 3G
3 12 (22.64%) GSM
4 10 (18.87%) GPRS
5 9 (16.98%) UMTS
6 8 (15.09%) SS7
6 8 (15.09%) INAP
6 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
7 7 (13.21%) Firewall
8 6 (11.32%) Intranet
8 6 (11.32%) Extranet
8 6 (11.32%) IPv6
9 5 (9.43%) SSL
9 5 (9.43%) HTTP
9 5 (9.43%) RTCP
9 5 (9.43%) RTP
9 5 (9.43%) Internet
9 5 (9.43%) DAB
10 4 (7.55%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) LoadRunner
1 14 (26.42%) Toad
1 14 (26.42%) Ant
1 14 (26.42%) Selenium
1 14 (26.42%) Maven
1 14 (26.42%) JIRA
1 14 (26.42%) SoapUI
1 14 (26.42%) Apache Ivy
1 14 (26.42%) eggPlant
2 2 (3.77%) Calabash
General
1 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
2 10 (18.87%) Banking
3 7 (13.21%) Finance
4 6 (11.32%) Marketing
5 4 (7.55%) Multimedia
6 2 (3.77%) Front Office
7 1 (1.89%) Billing
7 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) Test Leader
1 9 (16.98%) QA Leader
2 8 (15.09%) Test Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) NOC Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Network Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Digital Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) Web Services
2 17 (32.08%) J2ME
3 14 (26.42%) SOAP
3 14 (26.42%) REST
4 9 (16.98%) XML
4 9 (16.98%) SyncML
5 6 (11.32%) HTML
6 5 (9.43%) WML
6 5 (9.43%) J2EE
7 3 (5.66%) .NET
8 2 (3.77%) JDBC
8 2 (3.77%) Flash
8 2 (3.77%) KML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) Mobile App
2 15 (28.30%) Handset
3 7 (13.21%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (13.21%) Blackberry
4 6 (11.32%) iDTV
4 6 (11.32%) New Media
5 5 (9.43%) Smart Meter
5 5 (9.43%) Social Media
5 5 (9.43%) GIS
6 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
6 4 (7.55%) Streaming Video
7 3 (5.66%) iPhone
8 2 (3.77%) Device Driver
8 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.89%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) VMS
3 6 (11.32%) Android
4 4 (7.55%) bada
4 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Phone
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.77%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.89%) UNIX
7 1 (1.89%) Linux
7 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) Scrum
2 14 (26.42%) Regression Testing
2 14 (26.42%) Test Automation
2 14 (26.42%) Manual Testing
3 8 (15.09%) Change Management
3 8 (15.09%) Fault Management
4 7 (13.21%) Automation Testing
4 7 (13.21%) Project Management
4 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.55%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (7.55%) Time Management
6 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.66%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (5.66%) Marketing Strategy
7 3 (5.66%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.55%) ISEB
2 4 (7.55%) MCP
2 4 (7.55%) MCSE
2 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.66%) CCNP
4 2 (3.77%) CCNA
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.89%) CCSE
5 1 (1.89%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) MCITP
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) MCSA
5 1 (1.89%) CCSP
5 1 (1.89%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) QA
2 4 (7.55%) WCAG
2 4 (7.55%) WAI
3 2 (3.77%) JTAG
4 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.66%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.55%) WSUS
3 3 (5.66%) Sysprep
4 1 (1.89%) SCCM
4 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.89%) Puppet
4 1 (1.89%) OpenView
4 1 (1.89%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) HP
2 16 (30.19%) Oracle
2 16 (30.19%) Apple
3 14 (26.42%) Sun
4 10 (18.87%) Cisco
5 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.43%) ESRI
7 4 (7.55%) Symbian
8 3 (5.66%) Huawei
8 3 (5.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (5.66%) Citrix
9 2 (3.77%) Mapinfo
9 2 (3.77%) VMware
10 1 (1.89%) Mitel
10 1 (1.89%) Crossbeam
10 1 (1.89%) Google
10 1 (1.89%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.89%) F5
10 1 (1.89%) SAP
10 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
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