Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 625 605 581
Rank change year-on-year -20 -24 +15
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 9 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.004% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.032% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 16
London median daily rate £475 £175 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +171.43% -55.97% -30.87%
10th Percentile £376 £163 £300
90th Percentile £513 £188 £659
England median daily rate £325 £406 £400
% change year-on-year -19.85% +1.38% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £32.50

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 5329 6256 5948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.53% 13.93% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3583 4090 3922
London median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £218
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 141 180
London median hourly rate £19.64 £19.00 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.37% +1.58% -1.55%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.38 £50.00 £45.03
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

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 November 2017. 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 - 4 - -
3GPP
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for 3GPP.

1 5 (55.56%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (44.44%) 5G
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless
2 4 (44.44%) Billing
3 3 (33.33%) Product Management
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) Post-Production
3 3 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Huawei
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Collaboration Suite

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (44.44%) 5G
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (44.44%) Billing
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) RAN Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Java Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
1 3 (33.33%) Post-Production
1 3 (33.33%) Product Management
1 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Huawei
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle