Period
to 21 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 69 99
Rank change year-on-year -62 +30 -24
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 38 85 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.09% 2.94% 2.11%
As % of the General category 4.18% 9.67% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 55 73
West Yorkshire median daily rate £306 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.97% +29.17% -7.69%
10th Percentile £269 £252 £180
90th Percentile £426 £508 £878
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.13 £12.18 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.94% -16.03% -3.33%
10th Percentile £20.06 £10.75 £11.72
90th Percentile £29.19 £21.27 £16.10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.25 £13.86 £14.50
% change year-on-year +53.32% -4.41% +16.75%

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 910 879 1,292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 26.02% 30.39% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 616 920
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £282 £264 £275
90th Percentile £540 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.53% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 18
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.99 £20.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +39.66% -37.67%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.47 £10.70
90th Percentile £31.20 £39.95 £22.53
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £17.49 £14.50
% change year-on-year +42.98% +20.59% -5.78%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in West Yorkshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in West Yorkshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in West Yorkshire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in West Yorkshire

Telecoms
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 Telecoms within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Leeds -59 29 £300 -22.58% 12
Bradford - 3 £345 - 1
Halifax - 2 - -
Wakefield 0 1 - - 2
Huddersfield -14 1 - - 1
Pudsey - 1 - -
Telecoms
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms 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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) C#
2 9 (23.68%) Service Management
2 9 (23.68%) Android
2 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
2 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.42%) Web Services
4 7 (18.42%) Internet
4 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
4 7 (18.42%) Finance
4 7 (18.42%) Office 365
5 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
5 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.79%) Retail
5 6 (15.79%) Mac OS
5 6 (15.79%) Change Management
5 6 (15.79%) CSS
5 6 (15.79%) HTML
5 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
6 5 (13.16%) SDLC
7 4 (10.53%) SpecFlow
7 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (10.53%) BDD
7 4 (10.53%) SaaS
7 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
7 4 (10.53%) Cisco

Telecoms
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) 2G
3 1 (2.63%) 3G
3 1 (2.63%) 4G
3 1 (2.63%) ATM
3 1 (2.63%) Broadband
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Intranet
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) SpecFlow
2 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) Selenium
4 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.26%) Grunt
4 2 (5.26%) gulp
4 2 (5.26%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.63%) JMeter
5 1 (2.63%) Mocha
5 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Retail
3 4 (10.53%) Automotive
4 3 (7.89%) Banking
5 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.63%) Billing
6 1 (2.63%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (2.63%) Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) 1st Line Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (15.79%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Support Officer
4 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Service Management Officer
4 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Telecoms Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Field Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Web Services
2 6 (15.79%) CSS
2 6 (15.79%) HTML
3 4 (10.53%) .NET
3 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Core
5 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.26%) CSS3
5 2 (5.26%) HTML5
5 2 (5.26%) jQuery
5 2 (5.26%) Node.js
5 2 (5.26%) React
5 2 (5.26%) Sass
6 1 (2.63%) Chai
6 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.63%) JSP
6 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Android
2 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
3 6 (15.79%) Mac OS
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Service Management
2 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) Change Management
3 5 (13.16%) SDLC
4 4 (10.53%) BDD
4 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (10.53%) MVC
4 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.89%) Open Source
5 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.89%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (5.26%) API Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Cloud Operations
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (5.26%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) C#
2 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.53%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) C
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ISEB
1 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) CCNA
3 1 (2.63%) CCNP
3 1 (2.63%) CIPD
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) HNC
3 1 (2.63%) HND
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.63%) PMO
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco
2 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
2 3 (7.89%) F5
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe
3 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
3 2 (5.26%) Infoblox
4 1 (2.63%) Cramer
4 1 (2.63%) Huawei
4 1 (2.63%) Juniper
4 1 (2.63%) Mercator
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Nokia
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com