Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 11 December 2019 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 209 188
Contract jobs citing MQTT 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.038% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.32% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
West Midlands median daily rate - £375 -
England median daily rate £550 £600 £425
% change year-on-year -8.33% +41.18% -22.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £30.67
England median hourly rate £46.25 - £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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 596 622 787
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.19% 11.96% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 376 473
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £193 £184 £160
90th Percentile £572 £538 £500
England median daily rate £414 £425 £403
% change year-on-year -2.59% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 41
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £16.92 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.35% -43.61% +84.62%
10th Percentile £12.35 £10.64 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £33.00 £45.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.95% -16.89%

MQTT
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for MQTT in the West Midlands