The table below looks at the statistics for HSPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 93 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HSPA 11 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% - 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.52% - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 12
Median daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £130 £285
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -54.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
436 565 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.05% 22.27% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 289 327
Median daily rate £374 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £26.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing HSPA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HSPA
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HSPA across the Berkshire region.

HSPA Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

HSPA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSPA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 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
Reading - 5 - -
HSPA
South East

HSPA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HSPA 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for HSPA.

1 11 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 11 (100.00%) Apple
1 11 (100.00%) Project Management
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) GSM
1 11 (100.00%) Publishing
1 11 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 11 (100.00%) Xcode
1 11 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 11 (100.00%) QA
1 11 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 11 (100.00%) Android
1 11 (100.00%) LTE
1 11 (100.00%) Android Studio
1 11 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 11 (100.00%) Coaching
1 11 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 11 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 11 (100.00%) Service Design
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 10 (90.91%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Handset
4 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (100.00%) GSM
1 11 (100.00%) LTE
1 11 (100.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Android Studio
1 11 (100.00%) Xcode
General
1 11 (100.00%) Publishing
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Java Applications Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Java Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Coaching
1 11 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 11 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 11 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 11 (100.00%) Project Management
1 11 (100.00%) Service Design
1 11 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Apple