The table below looks at the statistics for ZigBee skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ZigBee over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ZigBee
Rank 555 564 555
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 23 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.010% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.076% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +28.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £294 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £366 £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
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
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7759 6581 8255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.85% 13.64% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4364 3662 3826
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 380 625
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

ZigBee
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ZigBee Jobs Demand Trend in England

ZigBee
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ZigBee Daily Rate Trend in England

ZigBee
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ZigBee across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

ZigBee Daily Rate Histogram in England

ZigBee
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ZigBee Hourly Rate Trend in England

ZigBee
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ZigBee across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

ZigBee Hourly Rate Histogram in England

ZigBee
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 19 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
East of England -10 12 £330 +15.78% 8
South East +8 4 £340 - 1
ZigBee
UK

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 28 (68.29%) C
2 20 (48.78%) Wireless
3 19 (46.34%) Embedded C
3 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (39.02%) Bluetooth
4 16 (39.02%) 3G
5 15 (36.59%) C++
6 14 (34.15%) Linux
7 13 (31.71%) Electronics
7 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
8 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
8 11 (26.83%) GSM
9 10 (24.39%) 2G
9 10 (24.39%) Firmware
9 10 (24.39%) Smart Meter
10 9 (21.95%) Degree
10 9 (21.95%) GPRS
11 7 (17.07%) Python
11 7 (17.07%) Software Architecture
12 6 (14.63%) Device Driver
12 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
12 6 (14.63%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (14.63%) 802.15
13 5 (12.20%) Java
13 5 (12.20%) Embedded C++
13 5 (12.20%) Scrum
13 5 (12.20%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (12.20%) QA
14 4 (9.76%) TDD
14 4 (9.76%) Security Testing

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) Wireless
2 16 (39.02%) Bluetooth
2 16 (39.02%) 3G
3 11 (26.83%) GSM
4 10 (24.39%) 2G
5 9 (21.95%) GPRS
6 6 (14.63%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (14.63%) 802.15
7 4 (9.76%) HSPA
7 4 (9.76%) DNS
7 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
7 4 (9.76%) 3GPP
7 4 (9.76%) UMTS
8 3 (7.32%) Internet
8 3 (7.32%) IPv6
9 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
9 2 (4.88%) LTE
9 2 (4.88%) FTP
10 1 (2.44%) 2.5G
10 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.44%) Introscope
2 1 (2.44%) Toad
2 1 (2.44%) JProfiler
2 1 (2.44%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 13 (31.71%) Electronics
2 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Software Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) C Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded C Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Project Leader
7 1 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Firmware Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) OSGi
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) JDBC
2 1 (2.44%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Firmware
1 10 (24.39%) Smart Meter
2 6 (14.63%) Device Driver
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Open Source
4 2 (4.88%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.44%) DTV
5 1 (2.44%) Statistics
5 1 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
3 7 (17.07%) Software Architecture
4 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
5 5 (12.20%) Scrum
6 4 (9.76%) TDD
6 4 (9.76%) Security Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.32%) Project Management
7 3 (7.32%) OO
7 3 (7.32%) V-Model
7 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Pair Programming
8 2 (4.88%) Refactoring
8 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) C
2 19 (46.34%) Embedded C
3 15 (36.59%) C++
4 7 (17.07%) Python
5 5 (12.20%) Java
5 5 (12.20%) Embedded C++
6 2 (4.88%) Ruby
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 2 (4.88%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.44%) SQL
7 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PMP
2 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) nmon
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) HP
2 2 (4.88%) EMC
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Agilent
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