The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 24 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £288 £50
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +475.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
- -21.21%
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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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
420 460 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.18% 16.55% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 219 217
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 37 33
Average hourly rate £18.50 £24.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.48% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West