The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 20 42 24
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.65% 0.78% 0.72%
As % of the General category 12.82% 1.47% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £275 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £15.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+157.37% -23.75%
Telecoms
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

General Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
39 136 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 28.47% 52.92% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 57 31
Average daily rate £375 £375 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Bradford region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Bradford region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms.

1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) Amdocs
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) UML

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) BDD
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) VCP5
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Amdocs
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Siemens
2 1 (11.11%) VMware