The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for UMTS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 28 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.

Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 119 111
Contract jobs citing UMTS 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.098% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.75% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £123
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 £225
% change year-on-year - +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £36.25

UMTS 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 206 265 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 14.28% 13.02% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 164 161
Median daily rate £375 £425 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +22.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £533 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.32 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.61% -56.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £15.50 £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for UMTS in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UMTS in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UMTS in West Yorkshire