The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA 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 WCDMA over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank - - 50
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £288 £50
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +475.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
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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 Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
67 73 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.49% 22.39% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 29
Average daily rate £335 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -8.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £44.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

WCDMA
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

WCDMA Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

WCDMA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

WCDMA Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge