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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IoT in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IoT over the 6 months to 7 August 2022 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)
England > London
6 months to
7 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 486 375 302
Rank change year-on-year -111 -73 +113
Contract jobs citing IoT 115 152 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.49% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 1.45% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 99 48
10th Percentile £461 £400 £325
25th Percentile £535 £445 £422
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £713 £525 £538
Median % change year-on-year +35.71% -2.33% -2.27%
75th Percentile £743 £625 £646
90th Percentile £863 £688 £733
England median daily rate £575 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
10th Percentile - - £49.25
25th Percentile - £21.00 £51.88
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £60.00
Median % change year-on-year - -63.33% +471.43%
75th Percentile - £23.00 £69.38
90th Percentile - - £72.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £48.75 £30.75
% change year-on-year -50.77% +58.54% -23.13%

IoT is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,914 10,456 5,509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.81% 33.98% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,178 7,412 4,037
10th Percentile £400 £363 £325
25th Percentile £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £540
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +2.86%
75th Percentile £725 £675 £650
90th Percentile £825 £750 £750
England median daily rate £550 £515 £500
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 152 83
10th Percentile £17.09 £14.27 £14.06
25th Percentile £23.91 £20.00 £23.68
Median hourly rate £37.36 £31.50 £38.50
Median % change year-on-year +18.60% -18.18% +67.90%
75th Percentile £54.59 £44.88 £47.79
90th Percentile £67.94 £59.65 £55.55
England median hourly rate £26.00 £24.50 £27.46
% change year-on-year +6.12% -10.79% +31.68%

IoT
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing IoT as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for IoT in London

IoT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IoT in London.

Daily rate trend for IoT in London

IoT
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IoT in London over the 6 months to 7 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for IoT in London

IoT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IoT in London.

Hourly rate trend for IoT in London

IoT
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IoT within the London region over the 6 months to 7 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -44 8 £650 +19.27% 13
West London -6 4 £385 -26.67% 5
North London - 1 £650 -
IoT
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing IoT 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 London region with a requirement for IoT.

1 43 (37.39%) Azure
2 40 (34.78%) GCP
3 39 (33.91%) Scrum
4 36 (31.30%) Microservices
5 35 (30.43%) Agile
6 34 (29.57%) AWS
7 30 (26.09%) Docker
8 29 (25.22%) Software Engineering
9 28 (24.35%) Kubernetes
10 27 (23.48%) Mentoring
10 27 (23.48%) Kafka
10 27 (23.48%) TDD
11 26 (22.61%) Java
11 26 (22.61%) MQTT
11 26 (22.61%) Event-Driven
12 25 (21.74%) Jenkins
13 24 (20.87%) Software Delivery
14 23 (20.00%) Gradle
14 23 (20.00%) Grafana
14 23 (20.00%) Prometheus
14 23 (20.00%) Event-Driven Programming
14 23 (20.00%) BDD
14 23 (20.00%) Pair Programming
14 23 (20.00%) Maven
15 18 (15.65%) Finance
16 15 (13.04%) Android
16 15 (13.04%) DevOps
17 14 (12.17%) Social Skills
17 14 (12.17%) Retail
18 13 (11.30%) JavaScript

IoT
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (1.74%) Confluence
1 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.87%) CMS
2 1 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 43 (37.39%) Azure
2 40 (34.78%) GCP
3 34 (29.57%) AWS
4 8 (6.96%) PaaS
4 8 (6.96%) Serverless
5 4 (3.48%) Amazon Cognito
5 4 (3.48%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.61%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.61%) AWS IoT
6 3 (2.61%) Azure Functions
6 3 (2.61%) Azure Service Bus
6 3 (2.61%) CloudFront
6 3 (2.61%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (2.61%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.74%) Azure Event Grid
7 2 (1.74%) Azure Logic Apps
7 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.61%) MQTT
2 8 (6.96%) Internet
3 7 (6.09%) Network Security
4 4 (3.48%) VPN
5 3 (2.61%) Bluetooth
6 2 (1.74%) AMQP
6 2 (1.74%) Broadband
6 2 (1.74%) Modbus
6 2 (1.74%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.87%) 4G
7 1 (0.87%) 5G
7 1 (0.87%) DHCP
7 1 (0.87%) DNS
7 1 (0.87%) HTTP
7 1 (0.87%) IPv4
7 1 (0.87%) LTE
7 1 (0.87%) VLAN
7 1 (0.87%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.87%) VoWiFi
7 1 (0.87%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.48%) Big Data
2 3 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (2.61%) DynamoDB
2 3 (2.61%) Power BI
3 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.87%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 23 (20.00%) Gradle
2 23 (20.00%) Maven
3 9 (7.83%) JIRA
4 3 (2.61%) CircleCI
5 2 (1.74%) Cypress.io
5 2 (1.74%) Selenium
6 1 (0.87%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.87%) CocoaPods
6 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.87%) GitLab
6 1 (0.87%) NUnit
6 1 (0.87%) Postman
6 1 (0.87%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (15.65%) Finance
2 14 (12.17%) Retail
2 14 (12.17%) Social Skills
3 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.96%) Banking
5 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.48%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (2.61%) Advertising
7 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.61%) Marketing
7 3 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.74%) Automotive
8 2 (1.74%) Back Office
8 2 (1.74%) Publishing
9 1 (0.87%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.87%) Front Office
9 1 (0.87%) German Language
9 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.87%) Legal
9 1 (0.87%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 38 (33.04%) Developer
2 37 (32.17%) Architect
3 25 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.43%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (9.57%) Cloud Architect
6 10 (8.70%) Security Architect
7 9 (7.83%) Analyst
8 8 (6.96%) GCP Architect
9 7 (6.09%) Business Analyst
9 7 (6.09%) Database Architect
9 7 (6.09%) Product Manager
10 6 (5.22%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.35%) Lead Architect
12 4 (3.48%) Mobile Architect
12 4 (3.48%) Senior Developer
13 3 (2.61%) Azure Architect
13 3 (2.61%) Banking Project Manager
13 3 (2.61%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 3 (2.61%) Product Owner
13 3 (2.61%) Technology Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.48%) Kafka
2 13 (11.30%) React
3 10 (8.70%) REST
4 9 (7.83%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.22%) Node.js
5 6 (5.22%) React Native
6 4 (3.48%) .NET
7 3 (2.61%) HTML
7 3 (2.61%) JSON
7 3 (2.61%) Smart Contracts
7 3 (2.61%) SOAP
7 3 (2.61%) XML
8 2 (1.74%) .NET Core
8 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.74%) CSS
8 2 (1.74%) RESTful
9 1 (0.87%) Lucene
9 1 (0.87%) Middleware
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.87%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 10 (8.70%) Robotics
3 9 (7.83%) User Experience
4 6 (5.22%) Blockchain
5 5 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.35%) Renewable Energy
6 3 (2.61%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.61%) Digital Signage
6 3 (2.61%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.74%) Blog
7 2 (1.74%) FMCG
7 2 (1.74%) Industry 4.0
7 2 (1.74%) Smart Home
7 2 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.87%) Low-Code
8 1 (0.87%) NB-IoT
8 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) Android
2 10 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.96%) Windows
4 4 (3.48%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.61%) Linux
5 3 (2.61%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.87%) Unix
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.91%) Scrum
2 36 (31.30%) Microservices
3 35 (30.43%) Agile
4 29 (25.22%) Software Engineering
5 27 (23.48%) Mentoring
5 27 (23.48%) TDD
6 26 (22.61%) Event-Driven
7 24 (20.87%) Software Delivery
8 23 (20.00%) BDD
8 23 (20.00%) Event-Driven Programming
8 23 (20.00%) Pair Programming
9 15 (13.04%) DevOps
10 13 (11.30%) CI/CD
10 13 (11.30%) Project Delivery
11 10 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (8.70%) Security Architecture
12 8 (6.96%) B2C
12 8 (6.96%) Change Management
12 8 (6.96%) Edge Computing
12 8 (6.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.61%) Java
2 13 (11.30%) JavaScript
3 12 (10.43%) Python
4 8 (6.96%) TypeScript
5 7 (6.09%) Go
5 7 (6.09%) SQL
6 4 (3.48%) C#
7 2 (1.74%) Rust
8 1 (0.87%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.87%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.87%) Perl
8 1 (0.87%) PHP
8 1 (0.87%) R
8 1 (0.87%) Ruby
8 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.09%) Degree
1 7 (6.09%) SANS
2 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.87%) ISEB
3 1 (0.87%) LPIC
3 1 (0.87%) MBA
3 1 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.87%) PMP
3 1 (0.87%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) NIST
2 7 (6.09%) COBIT
2 7 (6.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.35%) QA
4 1 (0.87%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.87%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (26.09%) Docker
2 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (24.35%) Kubernetes
2 23 (20.00%) Grafana
2 23 (20.00%) Prometheus
3 4 (3.48%) SCCM
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.87%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.96%) Google
3 3 (2.61%) Databricks
3 3 (2.61%) Remedy
4 2 (1.74%) Apple
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle
4 2 (1.74%) SAP
5 1 (0.87%) Ariba
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco
5 1 (0.87%) Intel
5 1 (0.87%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.87%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.87%) Splunk