The table below looks at the statistics for ZigBee skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ZigBee over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ZigBee
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
ZigBee
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
595 427 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.65% 13.56% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 212 171
Average daily rate £400 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £459 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 39 25
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.13 £15.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.11% +20.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

ZigBee
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ZigBee across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ZigBee Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ZigBee
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ZigBee across the North West region.

ZigBee Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ZigBee
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware