The table below looks at the statistics for 802.15 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 802.15 over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IEEE 802.15
UK
Rank 599 622 617
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Contract jobs citing 802.15 2 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.027% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.029% 0.19% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £450 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +23.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £365
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.00 £55.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +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
6809 7405 7775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.97% 14.47% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4246 4357 4246
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 322 447
Median hourly rate £23.95 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.19 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

802.15
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing 802.15 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 802.15 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England 0 2 £450 -2.70% 2
South East +17 1 - - 1
London +14 1 £450 -2.70%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -

802.15
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 802.15 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for 802.15.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
1 4 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 4 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C++
2 3 (75.00%) RFID
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (25.00%) Yocto
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion

802.15
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) ZigBee
2 3 (75.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (75.00%) RFID
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) OpenVPN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Android Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Kernel Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Compact Framework
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) C#
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Assembla