Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 631 611 615
Rank change year-on-year -20 +4 +1
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.002% 0.011% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.019% 0.080% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
London median daily rate - £394 -
England median daily rate £220 £280 £283
% change year-on-year -21.43% -0.88% -19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5380 6214 5919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.53% 13.94% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3610 4061 3910
London median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £214
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 141 181
London median hourly rate £19.64 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.37% - +1.60%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.38 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%

WCDMA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WCDMA in London

WCDMA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCDMA in London

WCDMA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCDMA in London

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for WCDMA.

1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Node B

WCDMA
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Node B
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson