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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA)
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs citing HSDPA 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £268
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £268
% change year-on-year
- +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
88 67 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.72% 11.73% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 27
Average daily rate £300 £160 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -54.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £120 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -10.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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