Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 788 774 826
Rank change year-on-year -14 +52 -21
Contract jobs citing Internet of Things 65 50 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.069% 0.057% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 34
England median daily rate £513 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +8.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £335 £260 £361
90th Percentile £676 £740 £750
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +16.67% +2.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
England median hourly rate £24.50 £40.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.75% -27.27% +144.44%
10th Percentile £24.25 £36.25 £52.50
90th Percentile £24.75 £43.75 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -38.75% -27.27% +144.44%

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 32,291 30,182 34,695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.15% 34.50% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,208 19,739 23,047
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £277 £263 £256
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,018 1,036 1,140
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.63% -1.70% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.37
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.76
UK median hourly rate £22.46 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% -4.76% +16.67%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -39 31 £569 +13.75% 8
South East -29 11 £418 -1.76% 17
East of England +17 10 £463 -15.91% 14
North of England -11 8 £525 +176.32% 8
North West -15 6 £563 +196.05% 6
South West +1 3 £350 - 2
Midlands -11 2 - - 6
West Midlands -19 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 2
Internet of Things
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 64 (98.46%) Internet
2 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (18.46%) Python
6 11 (16.92%) .NET
6 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
6 11 (16.92%) REST
7 10 (15.38%) C
7 10 (15.38%) C#
7 10 (15.38%) Java
8 9 (13.85%) C++
8 9 (13.85%) Node.js
8 9 (13.85%) MQTT
8 9 (13.85%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (13.85%) Serverless
9 8 (12.31%) TDD
9 8 (12.31%) MVC
9 8 (12.31%) Scrum
10 7 (10.77%) SOA
10 7 (10.77%) Project Management
10 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
10 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (10.77%) Android
10 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
11 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
11 6 (9.23%) HTML5
11 6 (9.23%) DevOps
11 6 (9.23%) Kubernetes
11 6 (9.23%) React

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 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) Predix
3 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.85%) AWS Lambda
2 9 (13.85%) Serverless
3 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.08%) Heroku
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.54%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.54%) G Suite
5 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.54%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Office 365
5 1 (1.54%) PaaS
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (98.46%) Internet
2 9 (13.85%) MQTT
3 4 (6.15%) Telepresence
4 3 (4.62%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.08%) Bluetooth
5 2 (3.08%) Skype
5 2 (3.08%) Wireless
6 1 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (4.62%) Big Data
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.54%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.08%) Maven
2 2 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.54%) gulp
3 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.54%) Mocha
3 1 (1.54%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.54%) Subversion
3 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (7.69%) Marketing
1 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Law
4 2 (3.08%) Automotive
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Digital Economy
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Developer
2 8 (12.31%) JavaScript Developer
2 8 (12.31%) React Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Architect
4 6 (9.23%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Data Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) AWS Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Transformation Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Workstream Lead
8 2 (3.08%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) .NET
1 11 (16.92%) REST
2 9 (13.85%) Node.js
3 6 (9.23%) .NET Framework
3 6 (9.23%) HTML
3 6 (9.23%) HTML5
3 6 (9.23%) React
3 6 (9.23%) React Native
3 6 (9.23%) Web Services
4 5 (7.69%) Kafka
4 5 (7.69%) SOAP
4 5 (7.69%) XML
5 3 (4.62%) Matplotlib
5 3 (4.62%) Pandas
6 2 (3.08%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (3.08%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (3.08%) PhoneGap
6 2 (3.08%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.62%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.62%) Robotics
3 3 (4.62%) User Experience
4 2 (3.08%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (3.08%) Contactless
4 2 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.08%) iPad
4 2 (3.08%) iPhone
4 2 (3.08%) Smart Home
5 1 (1.54%) Blog
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) PMI
5 1 (1.54%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Android
2 5 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.62%) Linux
4 2 (3.08%) CentOS
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Windows
5 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
3 8 (12.31%) MVC
3 8 (12.31%) Scrum
3 8 (12.31%) TDD
4 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (10.77%) Project Management
4 7 (10.77%) SOA
5 6 (9.23%) DevOps
5 6 (9.23%) SOLID
5 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.69%) BDD
6 5 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
6 5 (7.69%) Open Source
6 5 (7.69%) Prototyping
6 5 (7.69%) Time Management
6 5 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.69%) Web Development
7 4 (6.15%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
2 12 (18.46%) Python
3 10 (15.38%) C
3 10 (15.38%) C#
3 10 (15.38%) Java
4 9 (13.85%) C++
5 5 (7.69%) Ruby
6 4 (6.15%) Scala
7 2 (3.08%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.08%) SQL
8 1 (1.54%) Go
8 1 (1.54%) Java 8
8 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) CCIE
1 4 (6.15%) CCNA
1 4 (6.15%) CCNP
1 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) CISSP
2 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.54%) CISM
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) GSLC
3 1 (1.54%) MCSD
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.54%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) PMO
2 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.54%) COBIT
3 1 (1.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Firmware
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.62%) Puppet
3 2 (3.08%) Ansible
3 2 (3.08%) Terraform
4 1 (1.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Cisco
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) IBM
2 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.08%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.54%) Casewise
3 1 (1.54%) Google
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) SAP
3 1 (1.54%) VMware