The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank - 68 51
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.44% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-39.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.50
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
172 123 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.80% 15.59% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 57 16
Average daily rate £450 £275 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £185 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 8
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.63 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WCDMA
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WCDMA Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WCDMA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WCDMA Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WCDMA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing WCDMA 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 WCDMA.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) VC++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) HSDPA
1 2 (100.00%) HSUPA
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) JTAG
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing WCDMA 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 WCDMA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) HSDPA
1 2 (100.00%) HSUPA
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) VC++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) JTAG