Period
to 18 October 2018

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 October 2018 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)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 773 808 819
Rank change year-on-year +35 +11 -26
Contract jobs citing Internet of Things 76 40 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.044% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 22 40
England median daily rate £475 £370 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.38% -15.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £346 £265 £312
90th Percentile £675 £499 £750
UK median daily rate £475 £370 £425
% change year-on-year +28.38% -12.94% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
England median hourly rate £24.50 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.35% +2.41% -
10th Percentile £24.25 £37.75 £40.75
90th Percentile £24.75 £43.75 £42.25
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -42.35% +2.41% -

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 32,506 31,655 33,887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.50% 34.64% 34.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,590 21,011 22,308
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £281 £266 £254
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 990 965 1,145
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.17 £11.31
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £46.96
UK median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.90% - +7.99%

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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
London +15 40 £525 +10.53% 18
South East -10 19 £475 +28.38% 16
East of England -6 6 £475 +35.71% 13
North of England -27 5 £525 +90.91% 10
South West - 4 £350 - 6
North West -18 3 £525 +90.91% 7
Midlands -15 2 - - 12
West Midlands -16 2 - - 9
Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 3
Internet of Things
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Internet of Things 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 England region with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 73 (96.05%) Internet
2 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 17 (22.37%) Scrum
4 17 (22.37%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 14 (18.42%) .NET
6 14 (18.42%) Python
7 13 (17.11%) Android
7 13 (17.11%) Jenkins
8 11 (14.47%) C#
8 11 (14.47%) User Experience
9 10 (13.16%) React Native
9 10 (13.16%) Virtual Team
9 10 (13.16%) Apple iOS
10 9 (11.84%) Node.js
10 9 (11.84%) Mobile App
10 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
10 9 (11.84%) Java
10 9 (11.84%) TDD
10 9 (11.84%) Serverless
10 9 (11.84%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (11.84%) React
10 9 (11.84%) MQTT
10 9 (11.84%) DevOps
11 8 (10.53%) MVC
11 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (10.53%) Big Data
11 8 (10.53%) REST
12 7 (9.21%) Open Source

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 7 (9.21%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.32%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.32%) Predix
3 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (1.32%) InVision
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.32%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.37%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.84%) AWS Lambda
2 9 (11.84%) Serverless
3 3 (3.95%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.95%) Heroku
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.63%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.32%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (1.32%) G Suite
5 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Office 365
5 1 (1.32%) PaaS
5 1 (1.32%) Route 53
5 1 (1.32%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 73 (96.05%) Internet
2 9 (11.84%) MQTT
3 3 (3.95%) Bluetooth
3 3 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.63%) Telepresence
5 1 (1.32%) HTTP
5 1 (1.32%) Skype
5 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) Big Data
2 4 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.32%) HDInsight
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.32%) MySQL
5 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.89%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.95%) gulp
4 3 (3.95%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.95%) Mocha
5 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.63%) webpack
6 1 (1.32%) GoCD
6 1 (1.32%) JIRA
6 1 (1.32%) Maven
6 1 (1.32%) Rational Rose
6 1 (1.32%) Subversion
6 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.58%) Automotive
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
1 5 (6.58%) Retail
2 3 (3.95%) Law
2 3 (3.95%) Marketing
2 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (1.32%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Developer
2 7 (9.21%) Software Engineer
3 6 (7.89%) Architect
3 6 (7.89%) Data Engineer
3 6 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.58%) React Developer
5 4 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Mobile Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) .NET Developer
6 3 (3.95%) AWS Software Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.63%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) .NET
2 10 (13.16%) React Native
3 9 (11.84%) Node.js
3 9 (11.84%) React
4 8 (10.53%) REST
5 7 (9.21%) HTML
5 7 (9.21%) HTML5
6 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.89%) Kafka
6 6 (7.89%) Redux
6 6 (7.89%) RxJS
6 6 (7.89%) XML
7 5 (6.58%) JSON
7 5 (6.58%) SOAP
7 5 (6.58%) Web Services
8 4 (5.26%) CSS
8 4 (5.26%) RESTful
9 3 (3.95%) CSS3
9 3 (3.95%) Matplotlib
9 3 (3.95%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) User Experience
2 10 (13.16%) Virtual Team
3 9 (11.84%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.58%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.58%) Smart Home
5 2 (2.63%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (2.63%) Contactless
5 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.63%) iPad
5 2 (2.63%) iPhone
5 2 (2.63%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.32%) Blog
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.32%) Photography
6 1 (1.32%) PMI
6 1 (1.32%) Social Network
6 1 (1.32%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Android
2 10 (13.16%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.95%) Linux
4 2 (2.63%) CentOS
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.32%) Unix
5 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.37%) Scrum
3 16 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 9 (11.84%) DevOps
4 9 (11.84%) TDD
5 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (10.53%) MVC
6 7 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (9.21%) Data Science
6 7 (9.21%) Open Source
7 6 (7.89%) Kanban
7 6 (7.89%) SOLID
7 6 (7.89%) Wireframes
8 5 (6.58%) BDD
8 5 (6.58%) Machine Learning
8 5 (6.58%) Mathematics
8 5 (6.58%) Mobile Development
8 5 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (6.58%) Web Development
9 4 (5.26%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
2 14 (18.42%) Python
3 11 (14.47%) C#
4 9 (11.84%) Java
5 7 (9.21%) C
5 7 (9.21%) C++
5 7 (9.21%) Ruby
6 6 (7.89%) ES6
6 6 (7.89%) ES7
6 6 (7.89%) TypeScript
7 5 (6.58%) Scala
8 4 (5.26%) SQL
9 2 (2.63%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.63%) Go
9 2 (2.63%) Java 8
9 2 (2.63%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.32%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) CCIE
1 2 (2.63%) CCNA
1 2 (2.63%) CCNP
1 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.63%) CISSP
1 2 (2.63%) Degree
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
1 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.32%) CISM
2 1 (1.32%) GSLC
2 1 (1.32%) ISEB
2 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.32%) MCSA
2 1 (1.32%) MCSD
2 1 (1.32%) MCSE
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.63%) PMO
3 1 (1.32%) COBIT
3 1 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Firmware
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.95%) Ansible
2 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.95%) Puppet
2 3 (3.95%) Terraform
3 1 (1.32%) collectd
3 1 (1.32%) Fluentd
3 1 (1.32%) Nagios
3 1 (1.32%) Packer
3 1 (1.32%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.32%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco
2 2 (2.63%) IBM
2 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.63%) SAP
2 2 (2.63%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe
3 1 (1.32%) Casewise
3 1 (1.32%) Google
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) PagerDuty
3 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.32%) VMware