The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 65 63 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 28 33 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.66% 2.16% 1.77%
As % of the General category 4.71% 6.04% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £115 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £408 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £8.91 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.76% -15.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +12.69%
General Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
595 546 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.37% 35.80% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 323 412
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £496 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
Average hourly rate £9.00 £20.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.62% +43.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Telecoms
Yorkshire

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -1 25 £350 +16.66% 9
Bradford +8 2 - - 1
Mirfield - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Telecoms
Yorkshire

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 13 (17.81%) ITIL
2 12 (16.44%) Java
2 12 (16.44%) Oracle
2 12 (16.44%) Change Management
2 12 (16.44%) Service Management
3 11 (15.07%) PL/SQL
3 11 (15.07%) SQL
4 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.70%) HTML
4 10 (13.70%) Linux
4 10 (13.70%) Project Management
5 9 (12.33%) Scrum
5 9 (12.33%) Maven
5 9 (12.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (10.96%) XML
7 7 (9.59%) WebLogic
7 7 (9.59%) REST
7 7 (9.59%) Business Analysis
7 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
8 6 (8.22%) JIRA
8 6 (8.22%) Degree
8 6 (8.22%) HTML5
8 6 (8.22%) CSS
8 6 (8.22%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.85%) Advertising
9 5 (6.85%) Migration
9 5 (6.85%) JMS
9 5 (6.85%) Adobe
9 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.59%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.48%) Confluence
3 2 (2.74%) nginx
3 2 (2.74%) IIS
3 2 (2.74%) Apache
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) 3G
2 2 (2.74%) SSL
2 2 (2.74%) 2G
2 2 (2.74%) LTE
3 1 (1.37%) MVNO
3 1 (1.37%) MD110
3 1 (1.37%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.37%) SSH
3 1 (1.37%) VLAN
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
3 1 (1.37%) Wireless
3 1 (1.37%) LDAP
3 1 (1.37%) VoIP
3 1 (1.37%) DHCP
3 1 (1.37%) VPN
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.48%) QlikView
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.11%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Maven
1 9 (12.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.22%) JIRA
3 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (6.85%) Advertising
2 4 (5.48%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Billing
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Developer
1 18 (24.66%) Analyst
2 8 (10.96%) Business Analyst
3 7 (9.59%) Change Analyst
3 7 (9.59%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 7 (9.59%) UI Developer
4 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.85%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (6.85%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (4.11%) Tester
6 3 (4.11%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.11%) Architect
7 2 (2.74%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.74%) .NET Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) HTML
2 8 (10.96%) XML
3 7 (9.59%) REST
4 6 (8.22%) HTML5
4 6 (8.22%) CSS
5 5 (6.85%) JMS
5 5 (6.85%) Spring
6 4 (5.48%) Apache Camel
6 4 (5.48%) SOAP
6 4 (5.48%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.11%) .NET
7 3 (4.11%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (2.74%) CSS3
8 2 (2.74%) Ajax
8 2 (2.74%) JSON
8 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.74%) jQuery
9 1 (1.37%) WebCenter
9 1 (1.37%) Spring MVC
9 1 (1.37%) BREW
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Physics
1 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.37%) iPhone
4 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.37%) DTV
4 1 (1.37%) Handset
4 1 (1.37%) IVR
4 1 (1.37%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Linux
2 4 (5.48%) Windows
3 1 (1.37%) UNIX
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.37%) Android
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) CentOS
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) ITIL
2 12 (16.44%) Change Management
2 12 (16.44%) Service Management
3 10 (13.70%) Project Management
4 9 (12.33%) Scrum
5 7 (9.59%) Business Analysis
6 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.22%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.85%) Migration
7 5 (6.85%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.48%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.11%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.74%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (2.74%) Web Development
10 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) Java
2 11 (15.07%) PL/SQL
2 11 (15.07%) SQL
3 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.48%) Perl
4 4 (5.48%) Python
4 4 (5.48%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.74%) C
5 2 (2.74%) C++
5 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (1.37%) VC++
6 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.22%) Degree
3 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) ISEB
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) WCAG
2 1 (1.37%) COBIT
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) Puppet
2 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.37%) Hyperic
2 1 (1.37%) Salt
2 1 (1.37%) WSUS
2 1 (1.37%) Cacti
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Oracle
2 5 (6.85%) Adobe
3 4 (5.48%) Cisco
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.74%) Remedy
5 2 (2.74%) Google
6 1 (1.37%) hybris
6 1 (1.37%) Splunk
6 1 (1.37%) Talend
6 1 (1.37%) Verint
6 1 (1.37%) Datanomic
6 1 (1.37%) Mitel
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix
6 1 (1.37%) SAP