The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for 3G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3G
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 93 104 100
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4  
Contract jobs citing 3G 2 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.31% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 2.69% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 10
Median daily rate £268 £265 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% +116.32%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £298 £260
% change year-on-year +11.34% +14.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -44.61% -9.72%  

3G is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 179 223 238
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.35% 11.53% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 134 156
Median daily rate £420 £387 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.52% +27.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 12
Median hourly rate £17.39 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.12% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.20 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £21.50 £35.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing 3G as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for 3G in West Yorkshire

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3G in West Yorkshire

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3G in West Yorkshire

3G
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +6 2 £268 +0.94%
3G
Yorkshire

3G
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 3G 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for 3G.

1 7 (100.00%) 2G
2 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) Arqiva
3 4 (57.14%) LTE
4 3 (42.86%) 4G
5 2 (28.57%) Remedy
5 2 (28.57%) VoLTE
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) HSPA
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) GPRS
6 1 (14.29%) SLA
6 1 (14.29%) Ericsson
6 1 (14.29%) Mapinfo

3G
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) 2G
2 4 (57.14%) LTE
3 3 (42.86%) 4G
4 2 (28.57%) VoLTE
5 1 (14.29%) GPRS
5 1 (14.29%) HSPA
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planner
2 1 (14.29%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Radio Planner
2 1 (14.29%) VoLTE Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Arqiva
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) Ericsson
3 1 (14.29%) Mapinfo
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia Networks