Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Telecoms Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Telecommunications Developer
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 886 865
Rank change year-on-year +43 -21 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Telecoms Developer 35 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.008% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.008% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 22
UK median daily rate £525 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -23.81% +16.67%
10th Percentile £426 £270 £300
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -27.78% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

Telecoms Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Telecoms Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms Developer in the UK

Telecoms Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms Developer in the UK

Telecoms Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms Developer over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms Developer in the UK

Telecoms Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms Developer in the UK

Telecoms Developer
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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
England +45 35 £525 +31.25% 8
London +20 31 £525 +50.00% 1
UK excluding London +33 4 £325 -27.78% 7
South East - 3 - - 4
East of England - 1 £325 - 1

Telecoms Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Telecoms Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Telecoms Developer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 30 (85.71%) Java
3 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (74.29%) REST
5 23 (65.71%) Relational Database
5 23 (65.71%) SQL
5 23 (65.71%) Oracle
6 22 (62.86%) Degree
6 22 (62.86%) Computer Science
7 21 (60.00%) Test Automation
8 20 (57.14%) Mathematics
8 20 (57.14%) Banking
8 20 (57.14%) Sybase
8 20 (57.14%) Games
8 20 (57.14%) Equities
8 20 (57.14%) Finance
8 20 (57.14%) RDBMS
8 20 (57.14%) Numerate Degree
9 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
10 8 (22.86%) Spring
10 8 (22.86%) jQuery
11 6 (17.14%) jBPM
11 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
11 6 (17.14%) HTML
11 6 (17.14%) CSS
11 6 (17.14%) SOAP
11 6 (17.14%) MVC
11 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
12 5 (14.29%) Web Services
13 4 (11.43%) JBoss

Telecoms Developer Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) JBoss
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) KANA IQ
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Trello
2 2 (5.71%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) 3GPP
1 2 (5.71%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (5.71%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (65.71%) Relational Database
2 20 (57.14%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.86%) MS Access
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Ant
1 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
1 4 (11.43%) Maven
1 4 (11.43%) Mockito
1 4 (11.43%) SoapUI
1 4 (11.43%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) Bower
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
2 2 (5.71%) JUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 35 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 20 (57.14%) Banking
2 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 20 (57.14%) Games
3 3 (8.57%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (74.29%) REST
2 8 (22.86%) jQuery
2 8 (22.86%) Spring
3 6 (17.14%) CSS
3 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
3 6 (17.14%) HTML
3 6 (17.14%) jBPM
3 6 (17.14%) SOAP
4 5 (14.29%) Web Services
5 4 (11.43%) Ajax
5 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.43%) CSS3
5 4 (11.43%) HTML5
5 4 (11.43%) Node.js
5 4 (11.43%) Spring Boot
5 4 (11.43%) Spring MVC
5 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (8.57%) .NET
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.71%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (62.86%) Computer Science
2 20 (57.14%) Equities
3 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 20 (57.14%) Mathematics
4 6 (17.14%) MVC
4 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
5 4 (11.43%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Kanban
5 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.57%) Web Development
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Cross-Browser Development
7 2 (5.71%) Front End Development
7 2 (5.71%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (5.71%) Migration
7 2 (5.71%) Open Source
7 2 (5.71%) Product Management
7 2 (5.71%) Requirements Management
7 2 (5.71%) SDLC
7 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.71%) VBScript
5 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) Degree
2 20 (57.14%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Oracle
2 20 (57.14%) Sybase
3 2 (5.71%) Google
3 2 (5.71%) KANA
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft