The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 58 76 72
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.72% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.99% 0.66% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £230 £260
% change year-on-year
- -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
167 304 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.89% 29.80% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 167 84
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £55.65 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +158.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing WCDMA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WCDMA
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

WCDMA Daily Rate Trend in Reading

WCDMA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for WCDMA.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) Apple
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Publishing
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) Xcode
1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) HSPA
1 5 (100.00%) LTE
1 5 (100.00%) Android Studio
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 5 (100.00%) Coaching
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 5 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 5 (100.00%) Service Design
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Handset
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) HSPA
1 5 (100.00%) LTE
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Android Studio
1 5 (100.00%) Xcode
General
1 5 (100.00%) Publishing
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Coaching
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 5 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Service Design
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Apple