The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank - 34 40
Contract jobs citing 3G 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.40% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.96% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -14.28%
3G
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
91 51 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.00% 20.48% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 20 22
Average daily rate £275 £435 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.78% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £510 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £14.75 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.32% -16.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £102.50 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3G
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - - - -
3G
South West

3G
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (66.67%) STL
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++