The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank - 382 365
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.023% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.19% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £125 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £283 £270
% change year-on-year
- +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2770 2701 2767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.20% 12.37% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1838 1753 1714
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 69 159
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in London

WCDMA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WCDMA Daily Rate Trend in London

WCDMA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

WCDMA Hourly Rate Trend in London

WCDMA
Top 7 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching