Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 175 206
Rank change year-on-year -29 +31 -33
Contract jobs citing Internet of Things 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.042% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
West Midlands median daily rate - £400 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -34.69% +104.17%
England median daily rate £463 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +15.63% -5.88% -15.00%
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% +38.33%

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 1,506 1,376 1,779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.29% 28.62% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 880 1,072
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -0.65% +7.64%
10th Percentile £242 £213 £213
90th Percentile £550 £523 £549
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 73 83
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.64 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.34% +0.90% -11.43%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.15 £10.80
90th Percentile £28.25 £34.48 £32.69
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.80% - +5.26%

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

Internet of Things
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Internet of Things
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Internet of Things 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Law
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
1 2 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) iPad
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (100.00%) Ionic Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) React Native
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (100.00%) Ionic Framework
1 2 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 2 (100.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iPad
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin