Period
to 18 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 18 December 2017 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.

Internet of Things (IoT, Internet of Everything)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 787 772
Rank change year-on-year -30 -15 +57
Contract jobs citing Internet of Things 44 62 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.065% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 48
England median daily rate £373 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.35% -15.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £304 £310 £363
90th Percentile £507 £690 £650
UK median daily rate £375 £425 £500
% change year-on-year -11.76% -15.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -12.63% +21.79%
10th Percentile £41.25 £40.75 £29.75
90th Percentile £43.75 £42.25 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +2.41% -12.63% +21.79%

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

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32216 31150 33991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.89% 32.90% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21698 20456 21989
England median daily rate £451 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.89% +1.06% +4.94%
10th Percentile £270 £255 £250
90th Percentile £656 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 905 1097 1347
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +3.36% +10.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.35 £45.75
UK median hourly rate £21.74 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.56% +11.43%

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in England

Internet of Things
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Internet of Things in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet of Things in England

Internet of Things
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet of Things in England over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet of Things in England

Internet of Things
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet of Things in England

Internet of Things
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the England region over the 6 months to 18 December 2017. 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
South East -9 20 £370 -12.94% 9
London -61 12 £475 +18.75% 9
East of England -15 4 £350 +27.27% 9
West Midlands +22 3 £350 -42.86% 1
Midlands +14 3 £350 -39.13% 2
South West +11 3 - - 1
North West - 2 £300 - 1
North of England - 2 £300 - 2
Internet of Things
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet of Things also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 43 (97.73%) Internet
2 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.18%) Linux
3 8 (18.18%) Big Data
3 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 7 (15.91%) User Experience
4 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
4 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
5 6 (13.64%) Wireless
5 6 (13.64%) HTML
5 6 (13.64%) CRM
6 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (11.36%) XML
6 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.36%) CMS
6 5 (11.36%) Scrum
6 5 (11.36%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (11.36%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
6 5 (11.36%) Service Design
6 5 (11.36%) Prototyping
7 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (9.09%) Social Media
7 4 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (9.09%) Content Management
7 4 (9.09%) Web Development
8 3 (6.82%) Use Case

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (11.36%) CMS
2 2 (4.55%) SugarCRM
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.27%) Jupyter
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) GitHub
1 2 (4.55%) npm
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (97.73%) Internet
2 6 (13.64%) Wireless
3 5 (11.36%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.55%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) IPsec
5 1 (2.27%) MQTT
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Big Data
2 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) webpack
2 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Babel
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) GoCD
3 1 (2.27%) Hudson
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Automotive
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Author
4 3 (6.82%) IoT Developer
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Author
5 2 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (4.55%) Internet Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Research Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) HTML
2 5 (11.36%) XML
3 3 (6.82%) CSS
3 3 (6.82%) Redux
3 3 (6.82%) XSLT
4 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.55%) CSS3
4 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (2.27%) Akka
5 1 (2.27%) Django
5 1 (2.27%) JSON
5 1 (2.27%) Kafka
5 1 (2.27%) Node.js
5 1 (2.27%) PostGIS
5 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.27%) React
5 1 (2.27%) REST
5 1 (2.27%) RESTful
5 1 (2.27%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 7 (15.91%) User Experience
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Social Media
4 3 (6.82%) Augmented Reality
4 3 (6.82%) Smartcard
5 2 (4.55%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.27%) Infotainment
6 1 (2.27%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
2 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (13.64%) CRM
4 5 (11.36%) Prototyping
4 5 (11.36%) Scrum
4 5 (11.36%) Service Design
4 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (9.09%) Content Management
5 4 (9.09%) Web Development
6 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.82%) CMMI
6 3 (6.82%) Data Management
6 3 (6.82%) DSDM
6 3 (6.82%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Use Case
6 3 (6.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.82%) C
3 2 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) Go
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
4 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.27%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) SAP