The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 26 June 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 69 -
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.12% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 140 206 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 24.18% 24.12% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 110 53
Median daily rate £425 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Median hourly rate £19.66 £19.61 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.25% -1.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £24.00 £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

WCDMA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

WCDMA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCDMA in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for WCDMA.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) Apple
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Publishing
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Xcode
1 4 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) HSPA
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
1 4 (100.00%) Android Studio
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 4 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 4 (100.00%) Service Design
2 3 (75.00%) Numerate Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

WCDMA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) HSPA
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Android Studio
1 4 (100.00%) Xcode
General
1 4 (100.00%) Publishing
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 4 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Service Design
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Apple