The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 for the Wales region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.39% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+31.68% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 - £41.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
213 69 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.70% 12.85% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 52 94
Average daily rate £385 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% -0.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £416 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £41.38 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.28 £40.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
WAP
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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

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Ant
1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
1 7 (100.00%) J2ME
1 7 (100.00%) Toad
1 7 (100.00%) Sun
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 7 (100.00%) Apple
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
1 7 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 7 (100.00%) 2G
1 7 (100.00%) Handset
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 7 (100.00%) 4G
1 7 (100.00%) REST
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 7 (100.00%) Apache Ivy

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 7 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
1 7 (100.00%) 2G
1 7 (100.00%) 4G
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Ant
1 7 (100.00%) Toad
1 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 7 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
1 7 (100.00%) eggPlant
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) QA Leader
2 4 (57.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) J2ME
1 7 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Handset
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Sun
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Apple