The table below looks at the statistics for ZigBee skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ZigBee over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ZigBee
Rank 609 618 588
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -30
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 19 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.031% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 12
Median daily rate £320 £313 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -14.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £311 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £423 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £311 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -12.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
7846 7381 7628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.64% 14.16% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4850 4271 4179
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 478 432
Median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £21.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.04% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.41 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

ZigBee
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing ZigBee as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ZigBee within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +10 4 £463 +48.59% 3
South West - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 £315 -
North West - 3 £288 - 2
London -15 2 £340 -24.44% 1
East of England +19 1 - - 1
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UK

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ZigBee also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for ZigBee.

1 24 (54.55%) Smart Meter
2 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 18 (40.91%) Bluetooth
3 16 (36.36%) Wireless
4 14 (31.82%) Linux
5 12 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (27.27%) C++
6 10 (22.73%) Internet of Things
7 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.45%) Python
7 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
7 9 (20.45%) Firmware
7 9 (20.45%) Internet
8 8 (18.18%) Electronics
9 7 (15.91%) Retail
9 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
9 7 (15.91%) QML
9 7 (15.91%) Waterfall
9 7 (15.91%) Qt
9 7 (15.91%) SQLite
9 7 (15.91%) V-Model
10 6 (13.64%) RESTful
10 6 (13.64%) Doxygen
10 6 (13.64%) Requirements Management
10 6 (13.64%) JIRA
10 6 (13.64%) HP
10 6 (13.64%) C
10 6 (13.64%) SQL
10 6 (13.64%) HTTP
10 6 (13.64%) Unix

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Doxygen
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) Bluetooth
2 16 (36.36%) Wireless
3 12 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (20.45%) Internet
5 6 (13.64%) HTTP
5 6 (13.64%) SSL
6 5 (11.36%) 802.15
6 5 (11.36%) VLAN
7 4 (9.09%) DHCP
7 4 (9.09%) Ethernet
7 4 (9.09%) Firewall
7 4 (9.09%) HTTPS
7 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 4 (9.09%) VPN
7 4 (9.09%) X.509
8 3 (6.82%) 3G
9 2 (4.55%) DNS
9 2 (4.55%) GPRS
9 2 (4.55%) IPv6
9 2 (4.55%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQLite
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) JIRA
2 4 (9.09%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
2 8 (18.18%) Electronics
3 7 (15.91%) Retail
4 3 (6.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) C++ Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Test Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Qt Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Smart Metering Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) QML
1 7 (15.91%) Qt
2 6 (13.64%) RESTful
3 5 (11.36%) 802.1X
4 3 (6.82%) Middleware
5 2 (4.55%) .NET
5 2 (4.55%) Ajax
5 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.55%) CSS
5 2 (4.55%) HTML
5 2 (4.55%) JSON
5 2 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (54.55%) Smart Meter
2 10 (22.73%) Internet of Things
3 4 (9.09%) Arduino
3 4 (9.09%) Home Automation
3 4 (9.09%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (4.55%) PKI
4 2 (4.55%) Smart Energy
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.27%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (2.27%) Smart Home
5 1 (2.27%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Linux
3 6 (13.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
2 7 (15.91%) V-Model
2 7 (15.91%) Waterfall
3 6 (13.64%) Case Management
3 6 (13.64%) Requirements Management
4 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Defect Management
5 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Stress Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.82%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (6.82%) Fault Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Prototyping
6 3 (6.82%) Release Management
6 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.55%) Security Testing
7 2 (4.55%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) C++
2 9 (20.45%) Python
3 6 (13.64%) C
3 6 (13.64%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 3 (6.82%) C#
5 3 (6.82%) Embedded C++
6 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) Perl
6 2 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
1 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
1 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) HNC
3 2 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Firmware
2 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) HP
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) EMC