The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for WiMAX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WiMAX over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WiMAX
UK
Rank 597 625 596
Rank change year-on-year +28 -29  
Contract jobs citing WiMAX 2 3 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.031% 0.038% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 18
Median daily rate - £450 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +55.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £290
% change year-on-year - +55.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

WiMAX 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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6543 7794 7756
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.63% 14.76% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4026 4640 4230
Median daily rate £400 £383 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +4.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £235 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 332 429
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

WiMAX
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WiMAX in the UK

WiMAX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WiMAX in the UK

WiMAX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WiMAX in the UK

WiMAX
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WiMAX within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +34 2 - -
London - 2 - -

WiMAX
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WiMAX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WiMAX.

1 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Streaming Media
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (25.00%) Huawei
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) TETRA
3 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

WiMAX
Top Related IT Skills 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 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) TETRA
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Commissioning Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) GSM Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Real Time Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Streaming Media
2 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Huawei