The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 431 - 430
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% - 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.093% - 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £279 £225 £263
% change year-on-year
+23.88% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WCDMA
England

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
3221 3067 2914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.55% 13.02% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2159 2000 1815
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 105 92
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.68 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing WCDMA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for WCDMA.

1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) CDMA
2 3 (75.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) UTRAN
2 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) ATM
3 2 (50.00%) 3GPP
3 2 (50.00%) UMTS
3 2 (50.00%) GSM
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) 2G
3 2 (50.00%) VHDL
3 2 (50.00%) LTE
3 2 (50.00%) WiMAX
4 1 (25.00%) RNC
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Huawei
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (25.00%) GGSN
4 1 (25.00%) SGSN
4 1 (25.00%) HSPA
4 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (25.00%) Anite
4 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (25.00%) Sybase
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) CDMA
1 3 (75.00%) UTRAN
2 2 (50.00%) 2G
2 2 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 2 (50.00%) ATM
2 2 (50.00%) GSM
2 2 (50.00%) LTE
2 2 (50.00%) UMTS
2 2 (50.00%) WiMAX
3 1 (25.00%) GGSN
3 1 (25.00%) GPRS
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) Node B
3 1 (25.00%) PSTN
3 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (25.00%) RNC
3 1 (25.00%) SGSN
3 1 (25.00%) VoLTE
3 1 (25.00%) VoWiFi
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Hardware Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (25.00%) VHDL Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) VHDL
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Software Audit
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Anite
1 1 (25.00%) Huawei
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase