The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 43 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing 3G 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 0.32% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £266 £312
% change year-on-year
+5.16% -14.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +157.14%
3G
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 57 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.13% 18.21% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 31
Average daily rate £389 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 15
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +47.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Cambridge region.

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

3G
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C