The table below looks at the statistics for 802.15 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 802.15 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEEE 802.15
Rank 606 - 601
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 802.15 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% - 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.071% - 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8424 7141 8923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 13.53% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 3880 4041
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 415 683
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

802.15
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 802.15 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

802.15 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

802.15
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 802.15 within the UK.

802.15 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

802.15
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 802.15 within the UK.

802.15 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

802.15
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 802.15 within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 6 £330 - 1
East of England - 4 £330 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £330 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £330 - 1
South East - 2 £255 -
South West - - - -
Devon - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Plymouth - - - -

802.15
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing 802.15 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 802.15.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) ZigBee
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 3 (50.00%) Firmware
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) V-Model
4 2 (33.33%) HSPA
4 2 (33.33%) Smart Meter
4 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Electronics
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) IPv6
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) GPRS
4 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
4 2 (33.33%) UMTS
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) QA

802.15
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing 802.15 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 802.15. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) ZigBee
2 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (33.33%) HSPA
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) IPv6
2 2 (33.33%) GPRS
2 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 2 (33.33%) UMTS
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) C Developer
1 3 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
2 2 (33.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (16.67%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) V-Model
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) SAP