The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 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 / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 277 -
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.011% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.042% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £203 -
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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2129 2357 2407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.32% 26.73% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1512 1525
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 29
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £55.00 £50.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

WAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAP in the South East

WAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAP in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for WAP.

1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) MCTS
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (33.33%) CCTV
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) EPoS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli

WAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) GPRS
2 1 (16.67%) GSM
2 1 (16.67%) LTE
2 1 (16.67%) UMTS
2 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Data Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Officer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Officer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Field Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CCTV
1 2 (33.33%) EPoS
2 1 (16.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) MCTS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
1 2 (33.33%) Apple
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Sophos