The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - - 69
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £369 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.75
WAP
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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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
106 248 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.12% 28.12% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 189 153
Median daily rate £475 £325 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £41.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing WAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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