The table below looks at the statistics for WEP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WEP over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank - - 556
Contract jobs citing WEP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £240
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7937 7246 6967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.21% 13.69% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4468 3937 3536
Average daily rate £355 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 381 526
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

WEP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WEP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WEP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WEP
Daily Rate Trend

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

WEP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WEP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

WEP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WEP
Top 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WEP 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 WEP.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

WEP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WEP 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 WEP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter