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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £369 £220
% change year-on-year
+49.15% +67.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
- -34.17%
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
139 254 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.64% 28.57% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 189 152
Median daily rate £465 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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