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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEEE 802.15
Rank 603 609 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing 802.15 21 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.014% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.091% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate £463 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £365 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -

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
7528 7679 6648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 14.87% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4431 4286 3495
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 335 442 393
Average hourly rate £28.38 £24.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 21 £463 +23.33% 7
London +12 10 £463 +23.33%
Cambridgeshire +18 9 - - 1
East of England +8 9 - - 1
Cambridge +2 9 - - 1
Berkshire +7 2 - - 4
South East -3 2 - - 4
Reading - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -

802.15
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 27 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 25 (92.59%) Wi-Fi
3 24 (88.89%) C
3 24 (88.89%) C++
3 24 (88.89%) Python
3 24 (88.89%) Bluetooth
3 24 (88.89%) Internet
4 23 (85.19%) HTTP
4 23 (85.19%) TCP/IP
4 23 (85.19%) X.509
4 23 (85.19%) SSL
4 23 (85.19%) CSS
4 23 (85.19%) HTML
4 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
4 23 (85.19%) Perl
4 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (85.19%) Ajax
4 23 (85.19%) JSON
4 23 (85.19%) Bash Shell
4 23 (85.19%) REST
4 23 (85.19%) AngularJS
5 19 (70.37%) Internet of Things
6 15 (55.56%) High Availability
7 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 6 (22.22%) Smart Meter
9 4 (14.81%) Line Management
9 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
9 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software

802.15
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) BigMachines
1 1 (3.70%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) ZigBee
2 25 (92.59%) Wi-Fi
3 24 (88.89%) Bluetooth
3 24 (88.89%) Internet
4 23 (85.19%) HTTP
4 23 (85.19%) SSL
4 23 (85.19%) TCP/IP
4 23 (85.19%) X.509
5 3 (11.11%) Wireless
6 2 (7.41%) DNS
6 2 (7.41%) IPv6
7 1 (3.70%) 3GPP
7 1 (3.70%) 802.11
7 1 (3.70%) GPRS
7 1 (3.70%) HSPA
7 1 (3.70%) UMTS
7 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
1 15 (55.56%) Python Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Software Team Leader
2 4 (14.81%) Team Leader
3 2 (7.41%) Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Django Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 23 (85.19%) Ajax
2 23 (85.19%) AngularJS
2 23 (85.19%) CSS
2 23 (85.19%) HTML
2 23 (85.19%) JSON
2 23 (85.19%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) Django
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) Mason
3 1 (3.70%) Visualforce
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Internet of Things
2 6 (22.22%) Smart Meter
3 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) High Availability
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) Line Management
4 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.41%) V-Model
5 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.70%) Coaching
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) UML
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) C
1 24 (88.89%) C++
1 24 (88.89%) Python
2 23 (85.19%) Bash Shell
2 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 23 (85.19%) Perl
3 3 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.70%) Siebel