The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank - - 208
Contract jobs citing UMTS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £263
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.25 -
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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 City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
478 741 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.33% 12.66% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 551 500
Median daily rate £463 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 19
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £14.90 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £32.86 £41.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UMTS across the City of London region.

UMTS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UMTS across the City of London region.

UMTS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London