The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - - 65
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
WAP
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
268 251 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.49% 32.77% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 156 148
Average daily rate £375 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £292 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.46% +7.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in Wales