The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA 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 WCDMA over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 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 £260 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.95% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +24.13%
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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
143 71 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.70% 11.91% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 42 32
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £183 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 £12.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.92% -1.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WCDMA
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

WCDMA Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham