The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 42 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing 3G 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.76% 0.33% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 2.04% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£489 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £315 £270
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +16.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -60.83%
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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 Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
63 49 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.91% 16.01% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 46
Average daily rate £438 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £208 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.69 £42.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.61% +97.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing 3G 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 3G.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) B2C
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Sencha
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) 4G
2 2 (40.00%) Sencha Touch
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing 3G 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 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) 4G
2 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (20.00%) 2G
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) RAN Performance Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) FPGA Designer
2 1 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (40.00%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) VHDL
2 1 (20.00%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) B2C
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (40.00%) Android Development
1 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sencha
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus