Period
to 9 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 9 December 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
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 15 49
Rank change year-on-year -13 +34 +4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 123 117 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 11.44% 15.35% 3.96%
As % of the General category 44.73% 38.36% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 91 25
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +58.33%
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £375
% change year-on-year +2.44% +36.67% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Essex median hourly rate £13.17 £24.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.15% -31.43% +7.69%
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £40.50 £11.32
% change year-on-year -67.49% +257.77% -65.17%

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 Essex with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 275 305 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 25.58% 40.03% 38.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 206 200
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +38.98% -1.67%
10th Percentile £338 £307 £225
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 38 62
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £39.88 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.62% +13.12% +11.90%
10th Percentile £12.55 £19.25 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.38 £63.75 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -56.25% +21.21% +26.92%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Essex

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Essex

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Essex over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Essex

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Essex

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Essex region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £600 -
Chelmsford -2 3 £563 +4.65%
Harlow -12 1 - - 5
Grays - 1 - -
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 117 (95.12%) Finance
1 117 (95.12%) Programme Management
1 117 (95.12%) Marketing
2 116 (94.31%) Digital Marketing
2 116 (94.31%) Manufacturing
2 116 (94.31%) Electronics
2 116 (94.31%) SAP
2 116 (94.31%) Business Intelligence
3 99 (80.49%) Web Services
4 86 (69.92%) SOA
4 86 (69.92%) Greenfield Project
5 82 (66.67%) TDD
6 81 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (63.41%) SOAP
8 76 (61.79%) Middleware
9 64 (52.03%) Java
9 64 (52.03%) RESTful
10 50 (40.65%) XML
11 48 (39.02%) Mule
11 48 (39.02%) WSO2
11 48 (39.02%) Apache Camel
12 47 (38.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 47 (38.21%) Oracle Service Bus
12 47 (38.21%) Oracle
13 41 (33.33%) JSON
14 39 (31.71%) Amazon AWS
14 39 (31.71%) Scrum
15 34 (27.64%) Java 8
16 30 (24.39%) DevOps
17 29 (23.58%) Maven

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Application Platforms
1 48 (39.02%) Mule
2 47 (38.21%) Oracle Service Bus
2 47 (38.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (4.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (31.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) Cisco IPT
1 4 (3.25%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.81%) ATM
Development Applications
1 29 (23.58%) Maven
2 13 (10.57%) Jenkins
2 13 (10.57%) SoapUI
3 7 (5.69%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.88%) JIRA
5 3 (2.44%) JMeter
General
1 117 (95.12%) Finance
1 117 (95.12%) Marketing
2 116 (94.31%) Electronics
2 116 (94.31%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.81%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (39.84%) Developer
2 37 (30.08%) Integration Developer
3 36 (29.27%) Senior Developer
4 27 (21.95%) Java Developer
5 26 (21.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 20 (16.26%) SOA Developer
7 18 (14.63%) Senior DevOps
7 18 (14.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 16 (13.01%) Senior Java Developer
8 16 (13.01%) Tester
9 15 (12.20%) Agile Developer
10 14 (11.38%) Senior Agile Developer
11 13 (10.57%) Automation Tester
12 12 (9.76%) Lead Developer
13 11 (8.94%) Lead Java Developer
14 8 (6.50%) Business Analyst
14 8 (6.50%) Technical Business Analyst
15 6 (4.88%) Author
15 6 (4.88%) Technical Author
15 6 (4.88%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (80.49%) Web Services
2 78 (63.41%) SOAP
3 76 (61.79%) Middleware
4 64 (52.03%) RESTful
5 50 (40.65%) XML
6 48 (39.02%) Apache Camel
7 41 (33.33%) JSON
8 28 (22.76%) Swagger
8 28 (22.76%) WireMock
8 28 (22.76%) XSLT
9 17 (13.82%) REST
10 9 (7.32%) WSDL
11 2 (1.63%) XML Schema
12 1 (0.81%) CSS
12 1 (0.81%) HTML
12 1 (0.81%) JMS
12 1 (0.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 86 (69.92%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.88%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.38%) Linux
2 13 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.07%) Windows
4 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (95.12%) Programme Management
2 116 (94.31%) Business Intelligence
2 116 (94.31%) Digital Marketing
3 86 (69.92%) SOA
4 82 (66.67%) TDD
5 81 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (31.71%) Scrum
7 30 (24.39%) DevOps
8 25 (20.33%) Configuration Management
9 13 (10.57%) API Testing
9 13 (10.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (10.57%) Deployment Automation
9 13 (10.57%) Open Source
9 13 (10.57%) Test Automation
10 12 (9.76%) Technical Leadership
11 9 (7.32%) Functional Testing
12 8 (6.50%) Business Analysis
13 7 (5.69%) SDET
14 5 (4.07%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (52.03%) Java
2 34 (27.64%) Java 8
3 28 (22.76%) XPath
4 13 (10.57%) Groovy
5 8 (6.50%) Java 9
6 1 (0.81%) C#
6 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.25%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (21.14%) Ansible
2 20 (16.26%) Terraform
3 6 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 116 (94.31%) SAP
2 48 (39.02%) WSO2
3 47 (38.21%) Oracle
4 12 (9.76%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.69%) Talend
6 4 (3.25%) Cisco
6 4 (3.25%) VMware
7 1 (0.81%) Sitecore