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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank - 67 -
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.32% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £295 £258
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +14.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WCDMA
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
212 214 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.42% 22.81% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 111 94
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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