The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 148 - 122
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAP 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.032% - 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£425 - £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £218 £351
% change year-on-year
+90.80% -37.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £19.75 -
% change year-on-year
-34.17% -
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England

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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
961 648 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 30.50% 27.34% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 411 417
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -28.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WAP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
WAP
England

WAP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WFM
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Online Betting
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Mingle
1 1 (100.00%) Redmine
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (100.00%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Redmine
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WFM
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian