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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank - - 61
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.50
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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
79 136 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.66% 18.13% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 84 47
Average daily rate £313 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £220 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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