The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 England 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ZigBee
Rank 523 527 540
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 26 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.026% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £285 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -21.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £285 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £337 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 -
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6525 6394 8056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.69% 14.03% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3542 3335 3628
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 486 623
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.75 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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 11 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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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 -8 13 £375 +31.57% 7
South East - 7 £210 - 2
London -1 3 £388 - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
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ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 22 (61.11%) Wireless
2 16 (44.44%) C
3 15 (41.67%) Smart Meter
4 14 (38.89%) Bluetooth
5 13 (36.11%) 3G
6 12 (33.33%) Electronics
7 11 (30.56%) Firmware
7 11 (30.56%) Linux
7 11 (30.56%) Python
8 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
9 9 (25.00%) Embedded C
9 9 (25.00%) C++
9 9 (25.00%) Java
9 9 (25.00%) GSM
9 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 8 (22.22%) DevOps
11 7 (19.44%) GPRS
11 7 (19.44%) 2G
11 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
12 6 (16.67%) Billing
12 6 (16.67%) Degree
12 6 (16.67%) Android
12 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 6 (16.67%) nginx
12 6 (16.67%) RESTful
12 6 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
12 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
12 6 (16.67%) Node.js

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 6 (16.67%) nginx
1 6 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) Wireless
2 14 (38.89%) Bluetooth
3 13 (36.11%) 3G
4 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (25.00%) GSM
5 7 (19.44%) GPRS
5 7 (19.44%) 2G
6 6 (16.67%) AMQP
7 4 (11.11%) HSPA
7 4 (11.11%) 3GPP
7 4 (11.11%) UMTS
7 4 (11.11%) DNS
7 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (8.33%) 802.15
8 3 (8.33%) IPv6
8 3 (8.33%) Internet
9 2 (5.56%) FTP
9 2 (5.56%) TETRA
9 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.78%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.78%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (2.78%) JProfiler
2 1 (2.78%) Toad
2 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.78%) Introscope
General
1 12 (33.33%) Electronics
2 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
3 6 (16.67%) Billing
4 3 (8.33%) Finance
4 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.78%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Architect
1 7 (19.44%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Software Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Lead Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Lead Software Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) C Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Firmware Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Product Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) RESTful
2 3 (8.33%) OSGi
3 1 (2.78%) JDBC
3 1 (2.78%) ODBC
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Smart Meter
2 11 (30.56%) Firmware
3 5 (13.89%) Device Driver
3 5 (13.89%) Open Source
4 2 (5.56%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.78%) Statistics
5 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Android
2 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.89%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) DevOps
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
3 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 6 (16.67%) CRM
4 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.33%) V-Model
5 3 (8.33%) TDD
5 3 (8.33%) OO
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Pair Programming
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) C
2 11 (30.56%) Python
3 9 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 9 (25.00%) C++
3 9 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) Embedded C++
4 2 (5.56%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PMP
2 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) nmon
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (2.78%) EMC
2 1 (2.78%) Agilent
2 1 (2.78%) SAP
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