The table below looks at the statistics for WML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WML over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Markup Language (WML)
Rank - 577 -
Contract jobs citing WML 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.007% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14954 14628 14627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.67% 28.29% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10214 9450 8891
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 288 387
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.04 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

WML
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WML
Daily Rate Trend

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

WML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WML
Hourly Rate Trend

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

WML Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WML 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 WML.

1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) GPRS
1 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) WAP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) IPv6
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) DAB
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 5 (100.00%) 4G
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) UMTS
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) MS Project
5 1 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) DTV
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing

WML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WML 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 WML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) GPRS
1 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
1 5 (100.00%) IPv6
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) DAB
1 5 (100.00%) 4G
2 4 (80.00%) UMTS
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Smart Meter
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) SAP