The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for 4G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

4G
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 117 119
Contract jobs citing 4G 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.15% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.15% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £158 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £261
% change year-on-year +4.47% +28.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.89 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.20% +20.00%  

4G 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 202 261 274
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 14.18% 12.90% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 163 162
Median daily rate £375 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £533 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.32 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.86% -56.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.49 £15.50 £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing 4G as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for 4G in West Yorkshire

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 4G in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for 4G in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 4G 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 4G.

1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) HSPA
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE

4G
Co-occurring 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 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) HSPA
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planner
1 1 (50.00%) Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy