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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ZigBee
Rank 122 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £37.50
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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
360 306 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.39% 11.56% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 136 146
Average daily rate £375 £330 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £235 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 39 54
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ZigBee across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

ZigBee Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 5 March 2015. 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 - 6 £350 - 7
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England

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 11 (61.11%) C
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 9 (50.00%) Python
3 9 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 8 (44.44%) 3G
5 6 (33.33%) 2G
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) 802.15
6 4 (22.22%) C++
7 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (16.67%) ISEB
7 3 (16.67%) LabVIEW
7 3 (16.67%) Electronics
8 2 (11.11%) TDD
8 2 (11.11%) EMC
8 2 (11.11%) Wireless
8 2 (11.11%) Validation
8 2 (11.11%) Firmware
8 2 (11.11%) GPRS
8 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
8 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
8 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.56%) LTE
9 1 (5.56%) GSM
9 1 (5.56%) UMTS
9 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 8 (44.44%) 3G
2 6 (33.33%) 802.15
2 6 (33.33%) 2G
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) GPRS
4 1 (5.56%) GSM
4 1 (5.56%) UMTS
4 1 (5.56%) LTE
4 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) RF Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
1 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C
2 9 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (22.22%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) EMC