Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 20 November 2017 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 71 64
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 -8
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.58% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.82% 2.94% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Northamptonshire median daily rate £650 £375 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.33% +47.06% -43.33%
East Midlands median daily rate £260 £335 £315
% change year-on-year -22.39% +6.35% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £25.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year -43.20% -83.33% -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 83 68 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 12.03% 7.42% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 54 35
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -9.68%
10th Percentile £150 £120 £215
90th Percentile £550 £469 £445
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -12.67% +7.14% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.59 £29.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.66% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.93 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -20.40% +16.67% -13.29%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Northamptonshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Northamptonshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Northampton +5 4 £650 +52.94%
Wi-Fi
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (75.00%) XMPP
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (75.00%) ZigBee
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) MQTT
1 3 (75.00%) Z-Wave
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) MQTT
1 3 (75.00%) ZigBee
1 3 (75.00%) Z-Wave
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Director
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Transformation Director
2 1 (25.00%) Transformation Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared