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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ZigBee
Rank 583 544 546
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +2
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 12 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.053% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.38% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 6
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£310 £385 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.48% +35.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £375 £285
% change year-on-year
-17.33% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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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
7232 6928 6398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.04% 14.04% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4204 3756 3407
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 388 432
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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
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 31 July 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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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
South East -11 6 £310 +47.61%
East of England -10 3 - - 13
East Midlands - 3 - - 1
ZigBee
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ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 15 (51.72%) C++
1 15 (51.72%) Bluetooth
2 12 (41.38%) Windows
3 10 (34.48%) Smart Meter
3 10 (34.48%) Qt
3 10 (34.48%) RESTful
4 9 (31.03%) C
5 7 (24.14%) Wireless
5 7 (24.14%) SQLite
5 7 (24.14%) QML
6 6 (20.69%) 802.1X
6 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.69%) Doxygen
7 5 (17.24%) Linux
7 5 (17.24%) 802.15
8 4 (13.79%) Firmware
8 4 (13.79%) Embedded C
8 4 (13.79%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
9 3 (10.34%) Scala
9 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.34%) Subversion
9 3 (10.34%) Scrum
9 3 (10.34%) Embedded C++
9 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
9 3 (10.34%) Middleware
9 3 (10.34%) 3G
10 2 (6.90%) Internet
10 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
10 2 (6.90%) VPN

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Bluetooth
2 7 (24.14%) Wireless
3 5 (17.24%) 802.15
4 3 (10.34%) 3G
4 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.90%) VPN
5 2 (6.90%) DNS
5 2 (6.90%) SSL
5 2 (6.90%) IPv6
5 2 (6.90%) Internet
5 2 (6.90%) 3GPP
5 2 (6.90%) UMTS
5 2 (6.90%) FTP
5 2 (6.90%) HTTP
5 2 (6.90%) GPRS
5 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
5 2 (6.90%) HSPA
5 2 (6.90%) LTE
5 2 (6.90%) OpenVPN
6 1 (3.45%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) C++ Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Qt Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Applications Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Automated Test Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Writer
5 2 (6.90%) RF Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) C++ Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Qt
1 10 (34.48%) RESTful
2 7 (24.14%) QML
3 6 (20.69%) 802.1X
4 3 (10.34%) Middleware
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.90%) JSON
5 2 (6.90%) WCF
5 2 (6.90%) .NET
5 2 (6.90%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Compact Framework
5 2 (6.90%) Akka
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Camel
5 2 (6.90%) Play Framework
6 1 (3.45%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Smart Meter
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.45%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.45%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows CE
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
2 3 (10.34%) Scrum
2 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) ERP
3 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.90%) Service Management
3 2 (6.90%) Validation
3 2 (6.90%) V-Model
3 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
3 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.45%) Software Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) OOD
4 1 (3.45%) OO
4 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C++
2 9 (31.03%) C
3 4 (13.79%) Embedded C
4 3 (10.34%) Embedded C++
4 3 (10.34%) Scala
5 2 (6.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) EMC
1 2 (6.90%) Assembla
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