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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ZigBee
UK / England
Rank 548 570 574
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 19 41 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.086% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.59% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 12
Median daily rate £413 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £356 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £483 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.37 £43.75 £40.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +17.64%

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
6254 6918 7037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.95% 14.50% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3930 4158 3908
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 295 421
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ZigBee within the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
East Midlands +7 6 £438 +2.94%
South East +11 5 £375 +21.45% 1
East of England -1 3 - - 2
London +12 2 £488 +5.40% 2
West Midlands +3 1 - -
ZigBee
UK

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 14 (45.16%) Bluetooth
2 12 (38.71%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (29.03%) C
3 9 (29.03%) C++
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.81%) Smart Meter
4 8 (25.81%) Network Security
5 7 (22.58%) SQLite
5 7 (22.58%) Firmware
5 7 (22.58%) Embedded C
5 7 (22.58%) PSTN
5 7 (22.58%) VoIP
5 7 (22.58%) Linux
6 6 (19.35%) EMC
6 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
6 6 (19.35%) Wireless
6 6 (19.35%) Doxygen
6 6 (19.35%) Qt
6 6 (19.35%) QML
7 5 (16.13%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (16.13%) Retail
7 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
8 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.90%) MS Office
8 4 (12.90%) BT
8 4 (12.90%) Internet
8 4 (12.90%) 802.15
8 4 (12.90%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (12.90%) Requirements Management

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 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Doxygen
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) Bluetooth
2 12 (38.71%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (25.81%) Network Security
4 7 (22.58%) PSTN
4 7 (22.58%) VoIP
5 6 (19.35%) Wireless
6 4 (12.90%) 802.15
6 4 (12.90%) Internet
7 3 (9.68%) RFID
8 2 (6.45%) SSL
8 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.23%) Firewall
9 1 (3.23%) FTP
9 1 (3.23%) HTTP
9 1 (3.23%) LDAP
9 1 (3.23%) LTE
9 1 (3.23%) OpenVPN
9 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQLite
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Software Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded C Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) C++ Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Defect Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) QML
1 6 (19.35%) Qt
2 4 (12.90%) 802.1X
3 2 (6.45%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) OAuth
4 1 (3.23%) WCF
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Smart Meter
2 5 (16.13%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (12.90%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) RIA
4 1 (3.23%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
2 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.90%) Case Management
3 4 (12.90%) Defect Management
3 4 (12.90%) Release Management
3 4 (12.90%) Requirements Management
4 3 (9.68%) Scrum
4 3 (9.68%) SDLC
5 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Open Source
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (3.23%) SysML
6 1 (3.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) C
1 9 (29.03%) C++
2 7 (22.58%) Embedded C
3 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) EMC
2 4 (12.90%) BT
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Assembla