Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for 3GPP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 3GPP over the 6 months to 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
England > London
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 606 - 584
Rank change year-on-year - +584 +17
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.012% - 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% - 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
London median daily rate £300 - -
England median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £24.23 - -
England median hourly rate £24.23 £30.35 £17.50
% change year-on-year -20.17% +73.44% -

3GPP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,427 5,520 4,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.49% 11.96% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,012 3,789 3,223
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £213 £220 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 173 132
London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £14.88 £13.00 £12.89
90th Percentile £50.63 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.73 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -6.38% -6.98% -13.13%

3GPP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing 3GPP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for 3GPP in London

3GPP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3GPP in London

3GPP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3GPP in London

3GPP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3GPP within the London region over the 6 months to 19 April 2019. 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
West London - 1 £300 -
Central London - 1 - -
3GPP
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP 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 London region with a requirement for 3GPP.

1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) 4G
2 2 (40.00%) VoLTE
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (40.00%) 5G
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) MIMO
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) LTE
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Social Media
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia
2 2 (40.00%) 3G
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) 2G
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Handset
3 1 (20.00%) AWK
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) HP

3GPP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) 4G
2 2 (40.00%) 2G
2 2 (40.00%) 3G
2 2 (40.00%) 5G
2 2 (40.00%) LTE
2 2 (40.00%) MIMO
2 2 (40.00%) VoLTE
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) IOS XR
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Field Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Testing Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (40.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) AWK
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Nokia
2 1 (20.00%) Comptel
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Huawei
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper