The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for WAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 405 422 418
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4  
Contract jobs citing WAP 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.028% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.096% 0.085% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Median daily rate £413 £688 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +45.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £264 -
% change year-on-year +51.65% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7322 7035 7321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.82% 32.46% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5438 5395 5313
Median daily rate £480 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WAP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing WAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WAP in London

WAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WAP in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for WAP in London

WAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAP in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAP in London

WAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAP in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAP in London

WAP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £363 -
WAP
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for WAP.

1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (70.00%) Office 365
2 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) IaaS
4 5 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (40.00%) SCCM
5 4 (40.00%) SCOM
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) NetApp
5 4 (40.00%) Clustering
6 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (30.00%) Replication
6 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) CCNA
6 3 (30.00%) MCSD

WAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (70.00%) Office 365
3 5 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) IaaS
4 2 (20.00%) OneDrive
4 2 (20.00%) PaaS
4 2 (20.00%) SaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
1 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (30.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Grunt
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) JMeter
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (10.00%) Military
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) ICT Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) ICT Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) D3.js
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (30.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Kanban
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) MCSD
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (20.00%) KVM
4 2 (20.00%) UAG
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
1 4 (40.00%) SCOM
2 3 (30.00%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (20.00%) Puppet
3 2 (20.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Sophos
3 3 (30.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (20.00%) VMware