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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IoT in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IoT over the 6 months to 11 August 2022 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.

IoT (Internet of Things, Internet of Everything)
England > East of England
6 months to
11 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 106 104 96
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 +81
Contract jobs citing IoT 30 27 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.19% 1.20% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.09% 3.56% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 4
10th Percentile £350 £348 £453
25th Percentile £436 £375 £531
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £450 £650
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% -30.77% +36.84%
75th Percentile £640 £513 £725
90th Percentile £700 £515 -
England median daily rate £575 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
10th Percentile - £46.63 -
25th Percentile - £47.19 £42.50
Median hourly rate - £50.36 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year - +11.91% -
75th Percentile - £54.38 £47.50
90th Percentile - £57.75 -
England median hourly rate £24.00 £48.75 £30.75
% change year-on-year -50.77% +58.54% -23.13%

IoT is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 734 758 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.20% 33.79% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 445 298
10th Percentile £172 £138 £206
25th Percentile £323 £213 £302
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £375 £428
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -12.28% -5.00%
75th Percentile £591 £515 £525
90th Percentile £700 £575 £606
England median daily rate £550 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 70 31
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.48 £18.25
25th Percentile £16.75 £16.00 £20.20
Median hourly rate £33.00 £28.75 £26.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.78% +10.58% +62.50%
75th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £63.50 £60.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £26.00 £24.08 £27.46
% change year-on-year +7.97% -12.32% +30.77%

IoT
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing IoT as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for IoT in the East of England

IoT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IoT in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for IoT in the East of England

IoT
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IoT in the East of England over the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for IoT in the East of England

IoT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IoT in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for IoT in the East of England

IoT
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IoT within the East of England region over the 6 months to 11 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -1 24 £575 +35.29% 66
Essex +9 5 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire -4 1 £413 -2.94% 7
IoT
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing IoT 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 East of England region with a requirement for IoT.

1 18 (60.00%) Python
2 12 (40.00%) Agile
3 9 (30.00%) Kubernetes
3 9 (30.00%) CI/CD
4 8 (26.67%) GitLab
4 8 (26.67%) Terraform
4 8 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (23.33%) React
5 7 (23.33%) TypeScript
6 6 (20.00%) Go
6 6 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (20.00%) GraphQL
6 6 (20.00%) GCP
6 6 (20.00%) LTE
6 6 (20.00%) 4G
6 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 6 (20.00%) TDD
6 6 (20.00%) Google
6 6 (20.00%) Social Skills
6 6 (20.00%) Google Kubernetes Engine
7 5 (16.67%) Full Stack Development
7 5 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 5 (16.67%) Migration
7 5 (16.67%) Change Management
7 5 (16.67%) Linux
7 5 (16.67%) ERP
7 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (16.67%) Degree

IoT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) GCP
1 6 (20.00%) Google Kubernetes Engine
2 3 (10.00%) AWS
2 3 (10.00%) Serverless
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon Cognito
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (6.67%) Azure
3 2 (6.67%) GitHub
3 2 (6.67%) SaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) 4G
1 6 (20.00%) LTE
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) GitLab
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Automake
3 2 (6.67%) CMake
4 1 (3.33%) Cypress.io
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) TestCafe
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 6 (20.00%) Social Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Finance
4 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.33%) Electronics
5 1 (3.33%) Games
5 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (13.33%) GCP Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Python Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Python Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Site Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Research Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) React
2 6 (20.00%) GraphQL
3 5 (16.67%) Node.js
4 3 (10.00%) Yocto
5 2 (6.67%) OpenEmbedded
6 1 (3.33%) .NET
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Core
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.33%) Electron
6 1 (3.33%) Jest
6 1 (3.33%) POSIX
6 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 3 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.67%) ARM Cortex
3 2 (6.67%) Biotechnology
3 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.67%) Smart Home
4 1 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.33%) FPGA
4 1 (3.33%) Mali
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Games
4 1 (3.33%) PMI
4 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile
2 9 (30.00%) CI/CD
3 6 (20.00%) Scrum
3 6 (20.00%) TDD
4 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (16.67%) Change Management
4 5 (16.67%) ERP
4 5 (16.67%) Full Stack Development
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
4 5 (16.67%) SDLC
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Open Source
6 3 (10.00%) System Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Time Management
6 3 (10.00%) Use Case
6 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) Python
2 7 (23.33%) TypeScript
3 6 (20.00%) Go
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) C
5 2 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) KVM
2 3 (10.00%) Docker
2 3 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Kubernetes
2 8 (26.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Google
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Linaro
4 1 (3.33%) Cadence