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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)
Rank 580 563 582
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +19
Contract jobs citing CDMA 15 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.028% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
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£348 £194 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £194 -
% change year-on-year
+79.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -40.00%

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
8141 7236 8937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.44% 13.57% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4382 3894 4029
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 417 704
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 8 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 22 August 2014. 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 -24 10 £348 +27.52% 1
South East +2 9 £348 +27.52%
Berkshire - 6 - -
Reading - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Scotland - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -

CDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 19 (73.08%) GSM
1 19 (73.08%) Telecoms
2 18 (69.23%) GPRS
3 15 (57.69%) UMTS
4 13 (50.00%) WCDMA
5 11 (42.31%) Wireless
6 10 (38.46%) LTE
7 7 (26.92%) 4G
8 6 (23.08%) 3G
9 5 (19.23%) PMP
9 5 (19.23%) PMI Certification
9 5 (19.23%) Project Management
9 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
9 5 (19.23%) PhD
9 5 (19.23%) SOA
9 5 (19.23%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (19.23%) Network Management
9 5 (19.23%) QA
9 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
10 4 (15.38%) WiMAX
10 4 (15.38%) HSPA
10 4 (15.38%) C
10 4 (15.38%) 3GPP
10 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
11 3 (11.54%) Megaco
11 3 (11.54%) ISUP
11 3 (11.54%) Python
11 3 (11.54%) WLAN
11 3 (11.54%) LAN

CDMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) GSM
2 18 (69.23%) GPRS
3 15 (57.69%) UMTS
4 13 (50.00%) WCDMA
5 11 (42.31%) Wireless
6 10 (38.46%) LTE
7 7 (26.92%) 4G
8 6 (23.08%) 3G
9 5 (19.23%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (15.38%) WiMAX
10 4 (15.38%) HSPA
10 4 (15.38%) 3GPP
10 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (11.54%) Megaco
11 3 (11.54%) ISUP
11 3 (11.54%) WLAN
11 3 (11.54%) LAN
11 3 (11.54%) Wireless Security
12 2 (7.69%) SGSN
12 2 (7.69%) HSDPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) LLVM
2 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.85%) GDB
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (73.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (19.23%) Architect
1 5 (19.23%) OSS Solutions Architect
1 5 (19.23%) OSS Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Design Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Network Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) RF Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Designer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) RF Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) OpenGL
1 1 (3.85%) Dalvik
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Handset
2 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
1 2 (7.69%) Windows NT
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Project Management
1 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
1 5 (19.23%) SOA
1 5 (19.23%) Network Management
1 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
2 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
2 3 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (11.54%) Network Planning
3 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.69%) Release Management
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Business Transformation
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.85%) Validation
4 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C
2 3 (11.54%) Python
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) PMP
1 5 (19.23%) PMI Certification
1 5 (19.23%) PhD
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) OPNET
1 2 (7.69%) Netcool
2 1 (3.85%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Huawei
2 2 (7.69%) Greenplum
2 2 (7.69%) NetCracker
2 2 (7.69%) Cramer
2 2 (7.69%) Perforce
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Sybase
2 2 (7.69%) BMC
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix
2 2 (7.69%) Nokia
2 2 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (3.85%) SGI
3 1 (3.85%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (3.85%) Agilent