Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MQTT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MQTT over the 6 months to 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Message Queue Telemetry Transport (MQTT)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 706 492 761
Rank change year-on-year -214 +269 +88
Contract jobs citing MQTT 33 4 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.049% 0.015% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.11% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 21
10th Percentile £378 £404 £350
25th Percentile £400 £409 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £435 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.20% -20.91% -8.33%
75th Percentile £650 £545 £575
90th Percentile £663 £601 £600
UK median daily rate £488 £435 £550
% change year-on-year +12.07% -20.91% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £47.50
UK median hourly rate £55.00 - £47.50

MQTT is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,669 3,619 10,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.36% 13.36% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,995 2,314 6,366
10th Percentile £213 £213 £191
25th Percentile £356 £325 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £581 £538 £525
90th Percentile £675 £635 £610
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 155 488
10th Percentile £12.00 £14.00 £12.75
25th Percentile £13.88 £17.38 £16.00
Median hourly rate £21.00 £31.00 £25.84
Median % change year-on-year -32.26% +19.97% +37.52%
75th Percentile £48.75 £46.40 £47.25
90th Percentile £64.70 £54.60 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £32.00 £25.84
% change year-on-year -31.25% +23.84% +38.18%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MQTT as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MQTT in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MQTT in England.

Daily rate trend for MQTT in England

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MQTT in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for MQTT in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MQTT in England.

Hourly rate trend for MQTT in England

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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 MQTT within the England region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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 -195 14 £640 +60.00% 1
South West - 9 £424 -
South East -86 6 £525 -16.00% 5
East Midlands - 1 £550 - 1
Midlands - 1 £550 - 2
East of England - 1 £400 - 2
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UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing MQTT 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 MQTT.

1 18 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 16 (48.48%) Scrum
3 14 (42.42%) AWS
3 14 (42.42%) Docker
4 13 (39.39%) Microservices
5 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (36.36%) Bluetooth
6 11 (33.33%) Linux
7 10 (30.30%) Java
7 10 (30.30%) Kubernetes
8 9 (27.27%) Kafka
8 9 (27.27%) Python
9 8 (24.24%) C++
9 8 (24.24%) TDD
9 8 (24.24%) Pair Programming
9 8 (24.24%) Maven
9 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
9 8 (24.24%) BDD
9 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
9 8 (24.24%) Gradle
9 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
9 8 (24.24%) Algorithms
9 8 (24.24%) Grafana
9 8 (24.24%) Prometheus
9 8 (24.24%) Event-Driven
9 8 (24.24%) Event-Driven Programming
10 7 (21.21%) Software Delivery
10 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
10 7 (21.21%) Azure
10 7 (21.21%) Embedded Linux

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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 4 (12.12%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) AWS
2 7 (21.21%) Azure
3 5 (15.15%) GCP
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon Cognito
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.03%) AWS IoT
4 1 (3.03%) AWS KMS
4 1 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.03%) GitHub
4 1 (3.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Bluetooth
2 7 (21.21%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (18.18%) DHCP
3 6 (18.18%) DNS
3 6 (18.18%) IPv4
3 6 (18.18%) IPv6
4 5 (15.15%) Wireless
5 4 (12.12%) Ethernet
5 4 (12.12%) VLAN
5 4 (12.12%) VPN
5 4 (12.12%) VXLAN
5 4 (12.12%) ZigBee
6 2 (6.06%) Broadband
6 2 (6.06%) DOCSIS
6 2 (6.06%) HTTP
6 2 (6.06%) VoIP
6 2 (6.06%) xDSL
7 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Data Lake
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon QuickSight
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) Flink
3 1 (3.03%) Presto
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
1 8 (24.24%) Gradle
1 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
1 8 (24.24%) Maven
2 5 (15.15%) git-flow
3 4 (12.12%) Arsenale Dataplane
3 4 (12.12%) JIRA
3 4 (12.12%) TestRail
4 2 (6.06%) Mocha
5 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Back Office
2 2 (6.06%) Social Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.15%) iOS Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.06%) SCADA Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Telemetry Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Telemetry Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Kafka
2 5 (15.15%) REST
2 5 (15.15%) RxSwift
3 4 (12.12%) RESTful
4 3 (9.09%) Middleware
5 2 (6.06%) CSS
5 2 (6.06%) HTML
5 2 (6.06%) Jest
5 2 (6.06%) Knex.js
5 2 (6.06%) Node.js
5 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (6.06%) React
5 2 (6.06%) React Native
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.03%) GraphQL
6 1 (3.03%) LESS
6 1 (3.03%) Sass
6 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
6 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Algorithms
2 5 (15.15%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (15.15%) User Experience
3 4 (12.12%) Device Driver
3 4 (12.12%) Raspberry Pi
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (9.09%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 3 (9.09%) Internet of Things
4 3 (9.09%) SCADA
5 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.06%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (6.06%) Web 2.0
6 1 (3.03%) CAN bus
6 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.06%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Debian
5 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 16 (48.48%) Scrum
3 13 (39.39%) Microservices
4 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (24.24%) BDD
5 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
5 8 (24.24%) Event-Driven
5 8 (24.24%) Event-Driven Programming
5 8 (24.24%) Pair Programming
5 8 (24.24%) TDD
6 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
6 7 (21.21%) Software Delivery
7 5 (15.15%) Analytics
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (15.15%) Edge Computing
7 5 (15.15%) Full Stack Development
7 5 (15.15%) Functional Programming
7 5 (15.15%) iOS Development
7 5 (15.15%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) Python
3 8 (24.24%) C++
4 7 (21.21%) C
5 5 (15.15%) Go
6 4 (12.12%) Apple Swift
6 4 (12.12%) Rust
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.06%) PHP
7 2 (6.06%) SQL
8 1 (3.03%) C#
8 1 (3.03%) Jython
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) CCNA
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) DICOM
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Docker
2 4 (12.12%) iptables
2 4 (12.12%) KVM
2 4 (12.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Kubernetes
2 8 (24.24%) Grafana
2 8 (24.24%) Prometheus
3 1 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.03%) IBM
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Splunk