The table below looks at the statistics for ZigBee skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ZigBee over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ZigBee
Rank 53 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.64% 0.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.95% 2.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £44.75 £39.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
ZigBee
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
151 85 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.68% 12.69% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 36 41
Average daily rate £330 £283 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 14 36
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

ZigBee
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

ZigBee Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

ZigBee
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

ZigBee Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

ZigBee
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

ZigBee Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

ZigBee
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ZigBee across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

ZigBee Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

ZigBee
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ZigBee within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +8 7 £330 - 2
Peterborough - 2 £400 -
ZigBee
East of England

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 21 (84.00%) C
2 16 (64.00%) Embedded C
3 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (44.00%) 3G
6 10 (40.00%) Wireless
6 10 (40.00%) Bluetooth
6 10 (40.00%) GSM
7 9 (36.00%) C++
7 9 (36.00%) Python
8 8 (32.00%) Scrum
8 8 (32.00%) 2G
8 8 (32.00%) Electronics
9 7 (28.00%) 802.15
10 5 (20.00%) TDD
10 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 4 (16.00%) GPRS
11 4 (16.00%) Embedded C++
12 3 (12.00%) Linux
12 3 (12.00%) Firmware
12 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
13 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
13 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
13 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
13 2 (8.00%) Software Architecture
13 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
13 2 (8.00%) User Stories
13 2 (8.00%) Internet of Things
13 2 (8.00%) Data Structures

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 11 (44.00%) 3G
2 10 (40.00%) Bluetooth
2 10 (40.00%) GSM
2 10 (40.00%) Wireless
3 8 (32.00%) 2G
4 7 (28.00%) 802.15
5 4 (16.00%) GPRS
6 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.00%) Internet
7 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.00%) 2.5G
7 1 (4.00%) WiMAX
7 1 (4.00%) LTE
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (32.00%) Electronics
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Developer
4 6 (24.00%) C Developer
5 5 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Electronics Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Embedded C Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Embedded C Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Internet of Things
1 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.00%) User Stories
6 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
6 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (8.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) OOD
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Data Management
7 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C
2 16 (64.00%) Embedded C
3 9 (36.00%) C++
3 9 (36.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) EMC