The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 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 Cambridgeshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £243 £261
% change year-on-year
-5.15% -7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
WCDMA
East of England

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
86 110 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.65% 14.80% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 60 43
Median daily rate £413 £315 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 21
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.51% -25.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing WCDMA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

WCDMA
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WCDMA Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

WCDMA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WCDMA Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire