The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - 155 -
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.031% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.095% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £413 £370
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +11.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
WAP
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
1028 1054 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 36.31% 32.76% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 719 432
Median daily rate £400 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.97 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire 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 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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for WAP.

1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) CRAMM
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) CRAMM
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT