The table below looks at the statistics for NBAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NBAP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Node-B Application Part (NBAP)
Rank 594 - 555
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NBAP 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.013% - 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£105 - £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £105 - £401
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7932 6951 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.38% 13.47% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4506 3786 3830
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 418 664
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

NBAP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NBAP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NBAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NBAP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NBAP within the UK.

NBAP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NBAP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

NBAP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NBAP
Top 7 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NBAP 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 NBAP.

1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) 4G

NBAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NBAP 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 NBAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst