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 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
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
South West / Bristol
Rank - - 71
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol - - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £230 £260
% change year-on-year - -11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - -

WCDMA 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 Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 155 150 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 18.83% 16.57% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 110 61
Median daily rate £351 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £486 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.18% +51.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £18.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £30.00 £42.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

WCDMA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCDMA in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCDMA in Bristol