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 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ZigBee
Rank 258 267 246
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.037% 0.051% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £313 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -8.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.27%
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
1463 1696 1851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.80% 17.18% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 928 870
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 108 97
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +63.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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
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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ZigBee within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 - 2 £345 -
Berkshire +10 1 £575 +84.00% 1
ZigBee
England

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (90.00%) Smart Meter
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Unix
4 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (50.00%) VLAN
4 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (50.00%) Requirements Management
4 5 (50.00%) JIRA
4 5 (50.00%) LabVIEW
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (50.00%) V-Model
4 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Case Management
5 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Stress Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) System Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Smart Energy
6 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless

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 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) GPRS
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
1 5 (50.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Testing Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (20.00%) Smart Energy
3 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (10.00%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Case Management
1 5 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (50.00%) V-Model
1 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Stress Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Service Design
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP