The table below looks at the statistics for HSDPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSDPA over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing HSDPA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £225 £310
% change year-on-year
- -27.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
HSDPA
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
394 339 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.21% 14.29% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 192 146
Median daily rate £358 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £237 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 33 35
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.48 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

HSDPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

HSDPA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HSDPA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HSDPA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands