The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for 802.15 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 802.15 over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

IEEE 802.15
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 645 636
Contract jobs citing 802.15 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.007% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.047% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +37.50%  

802.15 is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6457 8504 8228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.70% 15.22% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3908 5141 4488
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +6.16% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 357 442
Median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

802.15
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing 802.15 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for 802.15 in the UK

802.15
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 802.15.

Contractor daily rate trend for 802.15 in the UK

802.15
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 802.15.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 802.15 in the UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 802.15 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for 802.15.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
1 4 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 4 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C++
2 3 (75.00%) RFID
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (25.00%) Yocto
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion

802.15
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (100.00%) ZigBee
2 3 (75.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (75.00%) RFID
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) OpenVPN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Android Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Kernel Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Compact Framework
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) C#
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Assembla