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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ZigBee
Rank 570 554 522
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -32
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 19 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.011% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.077% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
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£350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
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
7286 6452 7186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.44% 13.66% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4224 3572 3591
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 397 635
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 December 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
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 December 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
East of England -5 13 £350 - 4
South East -18 3 £348 -0.71%
London +14 2 £250 -
North West - - - -
ZigBee
UK

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (59.52%) C
2 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (47.62%) Embedded C
4 17 (40.48%) 3G
5 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
6 14 (33.33%) Python
7 11 (26.19%) C++
7 11 (26.19%) GPRS
7 11 (26.19%) 802.15
8 10 (23.81%) Wireless
8 10 (23.81%) 2G
9 9 (21.43%) Electronics
9 9 (21.43%) Scrum
10 8 (19.05%) Bluetooth
11 7 (16.67%) Smart Meter
12 6 (14.29%) Degree
12 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
12 6 (14.29%) GSM
12 6 (14.29%) Firmware
13 5 (11.90%) LabVIEW
13 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
13 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
14 4 (9.52%) Software Architecture
14 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (9.52%) Algorithms
14 4 (9.52%) TDD
14 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (9.52%) ISEB
14 4 (9.52%) HP

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) 3G
2 11 (26.19%) GPRS
2 11 (26.19%) 802.15
3 10 (23.81%) Wireless
3 10 (23.81%) 2G
4 8 (19.05%) Bluetooth
5 6 (14.29%) GSM
6 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (9.52%) UMTS
7 3 (7.14%) 3GPP
7 3 (7.14%) DNS
7 3 (7.14%) HSPA
8 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.76%) Wireshark
8 2 (4.76%) IPv6
8 2 (4.76%) Internet
9 1 (2.38%) ADSL
9 1 (2.38%) VoIP
9 1 (2.38%) WLAN
9 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) LabVIEW
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 9 (21.43%) Electronics
2 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.38%) French Language
5 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Software Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Developer
4 7 (16.67%) C Developer
5 6 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Test Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 3 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Embedded C Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Architect
10 1 (2.38%) Consultant
10 1 (2.38%) Software Architect
10 1 (2.38%) Project Leader
10 1 (2.38%) Embedded C Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Product Manager
10 1 (2.38%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Smart Meter
2 4 (9.52%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.38%) DTV
4 1 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
4 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.52%) Software Architecture
5 4 (9.52%) TDD
6 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.76%) Security Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.76%) V-Model
7 2 (4.76%) Analytics
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 1 (2.38%) ERP
8 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.38%) Refactoring
8 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.38%) Pair Programming
8 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) C
2 20 (47.62%) Embedded C
3 14 (33.33%) Python
4 11 (26.19%) C++
5 3 (7.14%) Embedded C++
6 2 (4.76%) Assembly Language
6 2 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (9.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
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