Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 19 May 2019 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.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 145 117
Rank change year-on-year +28 -28 +28
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 10 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.47% 0.12% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.69% 1.26% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 12
Leeds median daily rate £500 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% +13.28% -
10th Percentile £448 £331 £113
90th Percentile £645 £394 £558
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £431 £356
% change year-on-year +15.94% +21.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Wi-Fi 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 Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 271 239 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.85% 9.41% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 156 152
Leeds median daily rate £463 £464 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.27% +10.42% +1.20%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £256
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 3
Leeds median hourly rate £11.16 £33.75 £28.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.93% +19.41% +166.65%
10th Percentile £10.36 £15.03 £19.48
90th Percentile £13.01 £48.00 £37.43
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.65 £18.20
% change year-on-year +2.39% -19.48% +51.63%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Leeds

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wi-Fi in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Leeds

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 6 (60.00%) VoIP
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 5 (50.00%) Network Management
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (20.00%) GoogleTest
3 2 (20.00%) Mockito
3 2 (20.00%) GCC
3 2 (20.00%) GDB
3 2 (20.00%) DLNA
3 2 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Qt
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) UPnP
3 2 (20.00%) JNI
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) MPEG
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JUnit
3 2 (20.00%) STL
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) UML

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) Unified Communications
1 6 (60.00%) VoIP
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) DLNA
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) UPnP
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) GCC
1 2 (20.00%) GDB
1 2 (20.00%) GoogleTest
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Mockito
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Architect
2 6 (60.00%) Network Architect
2 6 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Telephony Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Java Android Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) JNI
1 2 (20.00%) Qt
1 2 (20.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) UML
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft