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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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 - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £283
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
WCDMA
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
95 93 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.18% 15.20% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 40 42
Average daily rate £375 £300 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +44.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £12.37 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% -12.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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