Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Devon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Telecommunications
South West > Devon
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 51 38
Rank change year-on-year +14 -13 +16
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 15 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.24% 1.61% 2.94%
As % of the General category 15.63% 10.71% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 12
Devon median daily rate £320 £294 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.94% +6.82% +5.77%
10th Percentile £263 £138 £151
90th Percentile £330 £334 £331
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £25.36 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.73% - -
South West median hourly rate £16.50 £37.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -56.00% +212.50% -31.43%

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 96 84 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 20.73% 15.00% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 55 68
Devon median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +1.82%
10th Percentile £263 £185 £177
90th Percentile £513 £525 £463
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% -
10th Percentile £27.55 £11.72 £18.13
90th Percentile £46.00 £42.30 £43.30
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -7.89%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Devon

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Devon

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Devon

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Devon region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +6 13 £320 +287.88% 4
Plymouth +12 1 £275 -10.20% 4
Telecoms
South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 10 (66.67%) Digital Media
2 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) BDD
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) NUnit
5 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
5 1 (6.67%) Mitel
5 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.67%) Node.js
5 1 (6.67%) PABX
5 1 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) Toshiba
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Siemens
5 1 (6.67%) Samsung
5 1 (6.67%) Panasonic
5 1 (6.67%) Redis
5 1 (6.67%) Sass
5 1 (6.67%) LESS
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.67%) MobileIron

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) RF Design Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) RF Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Field Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Trainer
6 1 (6.67%) Telephony Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) LESS
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) BDD
1 9 (60.00%) TDD
1 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (6.67%) Microservices
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Avaya
1 1 (6.67%) Mitel
1 1 (6.67%) MobileIron
1 1 (6.67%) Panasonic
1 1 (6.67%) Samsung
1 1 (6.67%) Siemens
1 1 (6.67%) Toshiba