Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 11 December 2018 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)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing WAP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.28% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Slough median daily rate £305 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £305 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Slough with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 92 75 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 26.21% 26.22% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 51 49
Slough median daily rate £400 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24% +3.57%
10th Percentile £225 £313 £261
90th Percentile £550 £525 £451
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +19.53% - -13.51%

WAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for WAP in Slough

WAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAP in Slough

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for WAP.

1 1 (100.00%) WML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (100.00%) HP ALM

WAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP