The table below looks at the statistics for HSDPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSDPA over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing HSDPA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
HSDPA
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 65 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.81% 11.38% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 34
Average daily rate £325 £240 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -29.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -4.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

HSDPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HSDPA across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HSDPA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

HSDPA
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

HSDPA Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham