The table below looks at the statistics for ZigBee skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ZigBee over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ZigBee
England / South East
Rank 240 242 262
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 3 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.039% 0.23% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 1.12% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £309 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.45% -22.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.98 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-34.05% +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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1549 1792 2035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.10% 20.67% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 983 975
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 92 113
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

ZigBee
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing ZigBee as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

ZigBee Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ZigBee
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ZigBee across the South East region.

ZigBee Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ZigBee
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ZigBee Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ZigBee
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ZigBee within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Hampshire 0 2 £375 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
ZigBee
England

ZigBee
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for ZigBee.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 3 (50.00%) Firmware
2 3 (50.00%) 802.15
2 3 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (50.00%) RFID
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) 802.1X
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) Case Management
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Linux

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) 802.15
1 3 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (50.00%) RFID
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Case Management
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft