Period
to 19 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 189 197
Contract jobs citing Internet of Things 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.064% 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.22% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
West Midlands median daily rate - £350 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -36.36% +83.33%
England median daily rate £463 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +5.11% +3.53% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% -17.00%

Internet of Things is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,377 1,379 1,520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.47% 29.32% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 914 909
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £275 £213 £207
90th Percentile £563 £538 £541
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 81
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.75% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.60 £10.59 £11.00
90th Percentile £27.35 £35.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.67% +3.28% +0.88%

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in the West Midlands

Internet of Things
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Internet of Things in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet of Things in the West Midlands