The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for HSPA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 90 - 115
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing HSPA 11 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.59% - 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.01% - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 17
Median daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £190 £283
% change year-on-year +36.84% -32.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

HSPA is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 366 621 766
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.77% 25.23% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 290 334
Median daily rate £420 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £22.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

HSPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing HSPA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for HSPA in Berkshire

HSPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HSPA in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for HSPA in Berkshire

HSPA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSPA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 5 - -
HSPA
South East

HSPA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HSPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for HSPA.

1 11 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 11 (100.00%) Apple
1 11 (100.00%) Project Management
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) GSM
1 11 (100.00%) Publishing
1 11 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 11 (100.00%) Xcode
1 11 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 11 (100.00%) QA
1 11 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 11 (100.00%) Android
1 11 (100.00%) LTE
1 11 (100.00%) Android Studio
1 11 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 11 (100.00%) Coaching
1 11 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 11 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 11 (100.00%) Service Design
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 10 (90.91%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Handset
4 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) GSM
1 11 (100.00%) LTE
1 11 (100.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Android Studio
1 11 (100.00%) Xcode
General
1 11 (100.00%) Publishing
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Java Applications Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Java Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Coaching
1 11 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 11 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 11 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 11 (100.00%) Project Management
1 11 (100.00%) Service Design
1 11 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Apple