The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.098% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
WAP
Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
671 588 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.75% 29.21% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 356 408
Average daily rate £420 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +128.57%
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 West Yorkshire

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

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WAP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 2 £363 -
WAP
Yorkshire

WAP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Flash
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
1 2 (100.00%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) Typography
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
1 2 (100.00%) UI Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web UI Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Flash
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Typography
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe