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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ZigBee
Rank 259 272 245
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.056% 0.063% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.33% 0.41%
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 £310 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.40% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +41.84%
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
1671 1813 1703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.86% 18.96% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 945 943 736
Median daily rate £375 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 121 101
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.35% +30.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.52 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 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 +6 3 - -
Berkshire -3 2 £338 +8.87% 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
ZigBee
England

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 14 (87.50%) Smart Meter
2 9 (56.25%) JIRA
3 8 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 8 (50.00%) V-Model
4 7 (43.75%) Case Management
4 7 (43.75%) Requirements Management
5 6 (37.50%) Banking
5 6 (37.50%) Retail
6 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
6 5 (31.25%) LabVIEW
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) MS Office
6 5 (31.25%) Unix
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
6 5 (31.25%) VLAN
6 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
6 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 5 (31.25%) Stress Testing
6 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
7 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (25.00%) QA
7 4 (25.00%) Release Management
7 4 (25.00%) C++

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 (31.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) VLAN
2 3 (18.75%) 802.15
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) IPv6
3 1 (6.25%) ASN.1
3 1 (6.25%) GPRS
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) X.509
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) LabVIEW
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Defect Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IoT Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Smart Meter
2 1 (6.25%) Internet of Things
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) V-Model
1 8 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (43.75%) Case Management
2 7 (43.75%) Requirements Management
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
3 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Stress Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) Release Management
4 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) System Testing
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Service Design
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) C
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft