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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ZigBee over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ZigBee
Rank 240 253 233
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 18 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.011% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.051% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £368 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1740 1973 1495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.41% 20.82% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 956 639
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 117 124
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £50.00 £57.90
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 South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ZigBee across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ZigBee across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

ZigBee Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ZigBee within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +12 7 £309 -22.81% 2
Hampshire - 7 - -
Surrey - 4 £525 -
ZigBee
England

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (70.83%) Smart Meter
2 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Requirements Management
3 7 (29.17%) Wireless
3 7 (29.17%) JIRA
3 7 (29.17%) Case Management
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) Release Management
5 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
5 5 (20.83%) Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.83%) Internet
5 5 (20.83%) Defect Management
6 4 (16.67%) CAN bus
6 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (16.67%) SLA
6 4 (16.67%) Unix
7 3 (12.50%) LabVIEW
7 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.33%) 802.1X
8 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (8.33%) 802.15
8 2 (8.33%) Bluetooth
8 2 (8.33%) ISEB

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Wireless
2 5 (20.83%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) 802.15
3 2 (8.33%) Bluetooth
4 1 (4.17%) 3G
4 1 (4.17%) 4G
4 1 (4.17%) AMQP
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) IPv6
4 1 (4.17%) MQTT
4 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) LabVIEW
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Test Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Smart Metering Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Assurance Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.17%) IoT Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Smart Meter
2 4 (16.67%) CAN bus
2 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Case Management
2 7 (29.17%) Requirements Management
3 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 5 (20.83%) Defect Management
4 5 (20.83%) Release Management
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Stress Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
7 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
2 2 (8.33%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.17%) MISRA
3 1 (4.17%) MISRA C
3 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) HP