The table below looks at the statistics for CDMA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CDMA over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)
Rank 605 577 533
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -44
Contract jobs citing CDMA 8 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.099% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
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£120 £310 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.29% +5.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £120 £310 £293
% change year-on-year
-61.29% +5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8077 6960 6776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.64% 13.20% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4501 3813 3334
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 381 538
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

CDMA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CDMA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CDMA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CDMA within the UK.

CDMA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CDMA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CDMA within the UK.

CDMA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CDMA
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CDMA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 8 £120 -61.29% 2
Berkshire +6 7 £120 -
South East -15 7 £120 -61.29%
Newbury 0 2 £135 -
Reading - 2 - -
London +12 1 - -

CDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CDMA 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 CDMA.

1 15 (100.00%) GSM
2 11 (73.33%) LTE
3 9 (60.00%) Wireless
3 9 (60.00%) UMTS
3 9 (60.00%) GPRS
4 8 (53.33%) HP
4 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
5 7 (46.67%) VoLTE
6 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (40.00%) ISEB
6 6 (40.00%) RTCP
6 6 (40.00%) RTP
6 6 (40.00%) VoIP
7 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 3 (20.00%) Selenium
8 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (20.00%) Android
8 3 (20.00%) iPhone
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) 3GPP
8 3 (20.00%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) VBScript
8 3 (20.00%) VB
8 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (20.00%) iPad
8 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (20.00%) eggPlant

CDMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CDMA 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 CDMA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) GSM
2 11 (73.33%) LTE
3 9 (60.00%) GPRS
3 9 (60.00%) UMTS
3 9 (60.00%) Wireless
4 7 (46.67%) VoLTE
5 6 (40.00%) RTCP
5 6 (40.00%) RTP
5 6 (40.00%) VoIP
6 3 (20.00%) 3GPP
7 2 (13.33%) SDH
7 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (13.33%) HSPA
7 2 (13.33%) GPON
7 2 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (13.33%) WCDMA
7 2 (13.33%) CDMA2000
7 2 (13.33%) MPLS
7 2 (13.33%) DSL
7 2 (13.33%) WiMAX
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) eggPlant
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Tester
1 3 (20.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) RF Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) CS Core Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) iPhone
1 3 (20.00%) iPad
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Statistics
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Network Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) VBScript
1 3 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Ericsson
2 2 (13.33%) Actix
2 2 (13.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (6.67%) Sybase
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft