Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for RANAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RANAP over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 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.

Radio Access Network Application Part (RANAP)
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 886 846 905
Rank change year-on-year -40 +59 -34
Contract jobs citing RANAP 5 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.013% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.036% 0.092% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
UK median daily rate - £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £350
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £42.50 £37.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

RANAP 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,827 13,084 16,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.27% 13.64% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,494 7,860 10,269
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £203 £203 £223
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +2.60% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 776 767 793
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -22.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +19.05%

RANAP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RANAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RANAP in the UK

RANAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RANAP in the UK

RANAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RANAP in the UK

RANAP
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RANAP within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 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
South East -22 5 - -
UK excluding London -24 5 - -
England -36 5 - -

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RANAP 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 with a requirement for RANAP.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) STL
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) UMTS
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) LTE
1 5 (100.00%) MGW
1 5 (100.00%) GCC
1 5 (100.00%) GDB
1 5 (100.00%) SGSN
1 5 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (60.00%) Cross-Platform Development
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Trac
2 3 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (60.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) PBX
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) RTP
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) GGSN
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading

RANAP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) LTE
1 5 (100.00%) MGW
1 5 (100.00%) SGSN
1 5 (100.00%) UMTS
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (60.00%) PBX
2 3 (60.00%) RTP
3 2 (40.00%) GGSN
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) GCC
1 5 (100.00%) GDB
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Trac
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (60.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) STL
2 3 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Cross-Platform Development
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco