The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 Cambridgeshire 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ZigBee
Rank 57 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 12 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.60% 0.73% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.08% 4.55% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 -
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
119 110 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.82% 16.06% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 74
Average daily rate £325 £285 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £375 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -45.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.60 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £42.50 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
ZigBee
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ZigBee across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

ZigBee Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 July 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 10 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 4 £419 +46.92% 2
Peterborough - 1 £350 - 2
ZigBee
East of England

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 8 (57.14%) C
1 8 (57.14%) Bluetooth
1 8 (57.14%) GSM
2 7 (50.00%) Electronics
3 6 (42.86%) 3G
3 6 (42.86%) Embedded C
3 6 (42.86%) Wireless
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) C++
4 5 (35.71%) 2G
5 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (28.57%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Firmware
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) User Stories
7 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
7 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) TETRA
7 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
7 2 (14.29%) GPRS
7 2 (14.29%) OO
8 1 (7.14%) OOD

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 8 (57.14%) Bluetooth
1 8 (57.14%) GSM
2 6 (42.86%) Wireless
2 6 (42.86%) 3G
3 5 (35.71%) 2G
4 2 (14.29%) TETRA
4 2 (14.29%) GPRS
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) Internet
5 1 (7.14%) WiMAX
5 1 (7.14%) LTE
5 1 (7.14%) 802.15
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (50.00%) Electronics
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) User Stories
3 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C
2 6 (42.86%) Embedded C
3 5 (35.71%) C++
4 4 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
6 1 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Murray McIntosh
Rate: £30 - £50 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago