Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 619 606 609
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing WAP 7 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.029% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.041% 0.084% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
London median daily rate £500 £700 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +86.67% -5.54%
10th Percentile £460 £403 £338
90th Percentile £630 £785 £413
England median daily rate £450 £675 £410
% change year-on-year -33.33% +64.63% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
London median hourly rate - £14.00 £14.00
England median hourly rate - £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year - -5.36% -26.32%

WAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17269 15562 15183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.10% 34.40% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13196 11655 11304
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 72 92
London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19.00 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

WAP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +4 1 - -
WAP
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) JPA
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) SMS
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010

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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) IaaS
4 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
4 1 (14.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SMS
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS3
1 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) JPA
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) E-Discovery
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSD
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) UAG
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec