The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Radio Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio Engineer
UK
Rank 567 606 589
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Radio Engineer 19 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.031% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.032% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 13
Median daily rate £293 £265 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £263 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £302 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £265 £250
% change year-on-year
+43.39% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42200 49241 49534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27496 31679 30638
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1662 1940
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Radio Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Radio Engineer in the job title.

Radio Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Radio Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Radio Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Radio Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Radio Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Radio Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Radio Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Radio Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Radio Engineer
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 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 +53 18 £276 +4.24%
South East +28 13 - -
Berkshire +26 7 - -
Hampshire +15 6 - -
Basingstoke - 6 - -
Reading +17 5 - -
London - 3 £293 -
Yorkshire +20 1 £260 -0.95%
West Yorkshire +11 1 £260 -0.95%
Leeds +8 1 £260 -0.95%
East of England - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -

Radio Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Radio Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Radio Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (47.06%) LTE
2 13 (38.24%) 3G
2 13 (38.24%) 4G
3 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
4 11 (32.35%) 2G
5 8 (23.53%) Bluetooth
5 8 (23.53%) UMTS
6 7 (20.59%) GSM
6 7 (20.59%) Ericsson
6 7 (20.59%) Nokia
7 6 (17.65%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (17.65%) Degree
7 6 (17.65%) NFC
7 6 (17.65%) WLAN
7 6 (17.65%) RFID
8 5 (14.71%) UTRAN
8 5 (14.71%) Huawei
8 5 (14.71%) VoLTE
9 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (11.76%) MS Office
9 4 (11.76%) C
10 3 (8.82%) Linux
10 3 (8.82%) GPRS
10 3 (8.82%) Wireless
10 3 (8.82%) Nokia Networks
10 3 (8.82%) Performance Engineering
10 3 (8.82%) Mapinfo
11 2 (5.88%) HSPA
11 2 (5.88%) Network Architecture
11 2 (5.88%) GPON

Radio Engineer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) LTE
2 13 (38.24%) 3G
2 13 (38.24%) 4G
3 11 (32.35%) 2G
4 8 (23.53%) Bluetooth
4 8 (23.53%) UMTS
5 7 (20.59%) GSM
6 6 (17.65%) NFC
6 6 (17.65%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (17.65%) RFID
6 6 (17.65%) WLAN
7 5 (14.71%) UTRAN
7 5 (14.71%) VoLTE
8 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (8.82%) GPRS
9 3 (8.82%) Wireless
10 2 (5.88%) DSLAM
10 2 (5.88%) GPON
10 2 (5.88%) HSPA
10 2 (5.88%) TETRA
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Gerrit
General
1 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) French Language
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.94%) J2EE
1 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.82%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
2 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (5.88%) Migration
2 2 (5.88%) Network Architecture
2 2 (5.88%) Presales
2 2 (5.88%) Project Management
2 2 (5.88%) Prototyping
3 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
3 1 (2.94%) People Management
3 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
3 1 (2.94%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.94%) TDD
3 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C
2 2 (5.88%) C++
2 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Ericsson
1 7 (20.59%) Nokia
2 5 (14.71%) Huawei
3 3 (8.82%) Mapinfo
3 3 (8.82%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (5.88%) Remedy
5 1 (2.94%) BT
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Samsung