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 6 July 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
6 Jul 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 £225 £310 £213
% change year-on-year
-27.41% +45.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.50
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
107 118 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.22% 17.69% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 61 27
Average daily rate £320 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £174 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £453 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 2
Average hourly rate £26.50 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.83% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

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