The table below looks at the statistics for ZigBee skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ZigBee over the 3 months to 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ZigBee
Rank 139 117 137
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 0.084% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 0.57% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +11.42%
ZigBee
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 East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
525 350 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.06% 14.71% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 128 251
Average daily rate £350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 52 64
Average hourly rate £25.25 £16.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.81% -49.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £34.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

ZigBee
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

ZigBee Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

ZigBee
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

ZigBee Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

ZigBee
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

ZigBee Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

ZigBee
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ZigBee across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

ZigBee Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

ZigBee
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ZigBee within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Cambridgeshire +13 11 £330 - 8
ZigBee
England

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 17 (80.95%) C
2 14 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
4 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (47.62%) Bluetooth
4 10 (47.62%) GSM
4 10 (47.62%) Wireless
5 9 (42.86%) Electronics
5 9 (42.86%) 3G
6 8 (38.10%) 2G
6 8 (38.10%) C++
7 6 (28.57%) Python
8 5 (23.81%) Embedded C++
8 5 (23.81%) Scrum
8 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
9 4 (19.05%) 802.15
9 4 (19.05%) GPRS
9 4 (19.05%) TDD
10 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (14.29%) Linux
11 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
11 2 (9.52%) Firmware
11 2 (9.52%) Internet
11 2 (9.52%) OO
11 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
11 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
11 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
11 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
11 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
11 2 (9.52%) User Stories

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 10 (47.62%) Bluetooth
1 10 (47.62%) GSM
1 10 (47.62%) Wireless
2 9 (42.86%) 3G
3 8 (38.10%) 2G
4 4 (19.05%) 802.15
4 4 (19.05%) GPRS
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) Internet
6 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.76%) 2.5G
6 1 (4.76%) WiMAX
6 1 (4.76%) LTE
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (42.86%) Electronics
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Embedded C Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Firmware
1 2 (9.52%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) User Stories
6 2 (9.52%) Pair Programming
6 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) Data Management
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) OOD
7 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C
2 14 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 8 (38.10%) C++
4 6 (28.57%) Python
5 5 (23.81%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) EMC
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