Period
to 22 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 22 February 2020 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
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 710 861 862
Rank change year-on-year +151 +1 -38
Contract jobs citing MQTT 19 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.020% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 25
UK median daily rate £550 £450 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -11.76% -7.27%
10th Percentile £463 £355 £333
90th Percentile £588 £670 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £488 £510
% change year-on-year +15.38% -4.41% +56.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
UK median hourly rate £47.50 - £30.67
10th Percentile £46.25 - £30.20
90th Percentile £48.75 - £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £30.67

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,172 12,602 13,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.51% 12.73% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,500 7,625 8,275
UK median daily rate £415 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.47% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £180 £200 £185
90th Percentile £600 £610 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 576 699
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -4.10% -9.30%
10th Percentile £13.38 £12.00 £11.03
90th Percentile £52.70 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.41 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.88% -12.95% -6.98%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MQTT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MQTT in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MQTT in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MQTT over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MQTT in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MQTT in the UK

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Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQTT within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 2020. 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
England +162 19 £550 +12.82% 17
London +143 11 £550 +37.50% 5
UK excluding London +97 6 £563 +15.38% 12
South East +77 5 £563 +25.00% 1
South West +9 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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 with a requirement for MQTT.

1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Python
2 9 (47.37%) REST
2 9 (47.37%) Docker
2 9 (47.37%) Microservices
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Django
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) Flask
4 6 (31.58%) Kafka
4 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
4 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
4 6 (31.58%) Terraform
4 6 (31.58%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (26.32%) Product Roadmap
5 5 (26.32%) Software Delivery
5 5 (26.32%) Node.js
5 5 (26.32%) Redis
5 5 (26.32%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (21.05%) Amazon S3
6 4 (21.05%) AWS
6 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (21.05%) Open Source
6 4 (21.05%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (21.05%) CloudFront
6 4 (21.05%) Route 53
6 4 (21.05%) Big Data

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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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon Cognito
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon EMR
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon Kinesis
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon S3
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (21.05%) AWS
1 4 (21.05%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (21.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 4 (21.05%) AWS Lambda
1 4 (21.05%) CloudFront
1 4 (21.05%) Route 53
1 4 (21.05%) Serverless
1 4 (21.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (15.79%) AWS IoT
3 2 (10.53%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) AMQP
1 3 (15.79%) DHCP
1 3 (15.79%) DOCSIS
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
1 3 (15.79%) SNMP
1 3 (15.79%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) Broadband
2 1 (5.26%) IPv6
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.26%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
2 5 (26.32%) Redis
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon Athena
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (21.05%) Big Data
3 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.79%) Aerospike
4 3 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (15.79%) MySQL
4 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
5 2 (10.53%) DB2
6 1 (5.26%) Blockchain
6 1 (5.26%) CouchDB
6 1 (5.26%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
1 6 (31.58%) Python Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Site Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) REST
2 6 (31.58%) Django
2 6 (31.58%) Flask
2 6 (31.58%) Kafka
3 5 (26.32%) Node.js
4 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) HTML5
4 3 (15.79%) SOAP
4 3 (15.79%) WebSockets
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) LDAP
5 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.26%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Microservices
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Product Roadmap
3 5 (26.32%) Software Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Open Source
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) MapReduce
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Chaos Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Predictive Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Predictive Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) AWS Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Terraform
2 2 (10.53%) Grafana
2 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.53%) Opsgenie
2 2 (10.53%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Gemalto
1 3 (15.79%) Nokia
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Juniper