The first table below looks at the demand for ZigBee skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ZigBee over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ZigBee
Rank 45 39 53
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.06% 0.81% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.05% 5.56% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
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£388 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 -
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
99 54 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.02% 14.59% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 19 49
Average daily rate £325 £285 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £188 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 35
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £13.05 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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ZigBee
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

ZigBee Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

ZigBee
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ZigBee across the Cambridge region.

ZigBee Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

ZigBee
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ZigBee across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

ZigBee Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

ZigBee
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ZigBee across the Cambridge region.

ZigBee Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing ZigBee also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ZigBee.

1 5 (100.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Internet of Things
5 1 (20.00%) OSGi
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Data Management
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
5 1 (20.00%) GPRS
5 1 (20.00%) GSM
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) 802.15

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing ZigBee also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ZigBee. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (20.00%) GPRS
2 1 (20.00%) GSM
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) 802.15
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
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