The table below looks at the statistics for ZigBee skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ZigBee over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ZigBee
Rank - - 49
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £285 -
% change year-on-year
+24.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
132 88 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.77% 13.04% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 47 45
Average daily rate £320 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

ZigBee
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ZigBee across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ZigBee Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham