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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ZigBee
Rank 256 262 241
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 7 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.079% 0.074% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £338 £310 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% +47.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-22.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.02%
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
1730 1803 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.44% 19.16% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 877 768
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 127 101
Median hourly rate £35.50 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.29 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 5 - -
Berkshire -4 3 £338 +8.87%
East Sussex - 1 - -
ZigBee
England

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 20 (90.91%) Smart Meter
2 12 (54.55%) JIRA
3 10 (45.45%) Requirements Management
3 10 (45.45%) Case Management
4 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) V-Model
4 8 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
5 7 (31.82%) Defect Management
6 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 6 (27.27%) Linux
6 6 (27.27%) Unix
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) Release Management
6 6 (27.27%) Banking
6 6 (27.27%) Retail
7 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
7 5 (22.73%) VLAN
7 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
7 5 (22.73%) Stress Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) MS Office
7 5 (22.73%) HP
7 5 (22.73%) LabVIEW
7 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (18.18%) C++
8 4 (18.18%) Python
8 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting

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 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) VLAN
2 3 (13.64%) 802.15
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) IPv6
3 1 (4.55%) ASN.1
3 1 (4.55%) GPRS
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) X.509
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) JIRA
2 5 (22.73%) LabVIEW
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
2 6 (27.27%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Smart Metering Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Defect Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IoT Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Test Assurance Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (90.91%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
1 6 (27.27%) Unix
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Case Management
1 10 (45.45%) Requirements Management
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) V-Model
2 8 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 7 (31.82%) Defect Management
4 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 6 (27.27%) Release Management
5 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Stress Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (9.09%) System Testing
8 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C++
2 4 (18.18%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) C
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
1 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) HP