The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 73 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing 3G 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.13% 0.78% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 5.22% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.60% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £28.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £36.25 £29.25
% change year-on-year
- +23.93%
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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 Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 115 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.56% 14.99% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 55 42
Average daily rate £275 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 21
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £11.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3G
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) GSM
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) 2G
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CCTV
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 1 (33.33%) GPRS
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) GSM
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) 2G
1 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) GPRS
2 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++