Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for WCDMA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCDMA over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +98
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.15% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Bristol median daily rate £388 - -
South West median daily rate £388 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

WCDMA is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 310 244 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.73% 14.34% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 168 112
Bristol median daily rate £350 £336 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -10.33% -
10th Percentile £178 £200 £241
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +5.71% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Bristol median hourly rate £28.00 £31.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +17.59% +80.00%
10th Percentile £12.30 £17.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.95 £45.38 £83.00
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +76.11%

WCDMA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing WCDMA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for WCDMA in Bristol

WCDMA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCDMA in Bristol

WCDMA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCDMA in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCDMA in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WCDMA 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 Bristol region with a requirement for WCDMA.

1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
1 3 (100.00%) HSPA
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) Actix
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Measurement

WCDMA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) HSPA
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Measurement
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) Actix