The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
UK / England
Rank 557 596 -
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 8 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.021% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £280 £290 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £290 -
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6281 6692 6906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.16% 14.38% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3846 3952 3963
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 348 394
Median hourly rate £26.75 £27.05 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% +20.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.78 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in England

WCDMA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WCDMA Daily Rate Trend in England

WCDMA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WCDMA Hourly Rate Trend in England

WCDMA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCDMA within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +25 8 £280 -3.44%
WCDMA
UK

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WCDMA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for WCDMA.

1 11 (91.67%) LTE
2 8 (66.67%) GSM
2 8 (66.67%) HSPA
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
4 6 (50.00%) Coaching
4 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (50.00%) Mobile Development
4 6 (50.00%) Apple Swift
4 6 (50.00%) Android Studio
4 6 (50.00%) QA
4 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (50.00%) Xcode
4 6 (50.00%) Objective-C
4 6 (50.00%) Android
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) Apple
4 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (50.00%) Publishing
4 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (50.00%) Service Design
5 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) GPRS
7 3 (25.00%) 3G
7 3 (25.00%) 2G
7 3 (25.00%) Network Design
7 3 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
7 3 (25.00%) Radio Network Optimisation
8 2 (16.67%) Network Planning

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) LTE
2 8 (66.67%) GSM
2 8 (66.67%) HSPA
3 4 (33.33%) GPRS
4 3 (25.00%) 2G
4 3 (25.00%) 3G
5 2 (16.67%) ATM
5 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (16.67%) UMTS
5 2 (16.67%) VoLTE
6 1 (8.33%) 3GPP
6 1 (8.33%) 4G
6 1 (8.33%) RNC
6 1 (8.33%) Skype
6 1 (8.33%) UTRAN
6 1 (8.33%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Android Studio
1 6 (50.00%) Xcode
General
1 6 (50.00%) Publishing
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Optimisation Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Optimisation Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
3 1 (8.33%) UTRAN Expert
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Handset
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
2 6 (50.00%) Coaching
2 6 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Service Design
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Network Design
3 3 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
3 3 (25.00%) Radio Network Optimisation
4 2 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (16.67%) Network Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Development
5 1 (8.33%) eTOM
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Apple Swift
1 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (16.67%) Huawei
2 2 (16.67%) Mapinfo
3 1 (8.33%) Actix
3 1 (8.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (8.33%) Greenplum
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia Networks