The table below looks at the statistics for ZigBee skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ZigBee over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ZigBee
Rank 605 595 581
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 20 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.038% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.26% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 3
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£313 £368 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.96% +28.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £355 £285
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +24.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8102 8165 7151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.83% 14.68% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4419 3855
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 442 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

ZigBee
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ZigBee within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ZigBee Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ZigBee
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ZigBee within the UK.

ZigBee Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ZigBee
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ZigBee within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

ZigBee Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ZigBee
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ZigBee within the UK.

ZigBee Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ZigBee
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ZigBee within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

ZigBee Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ZigBee
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ZigBee within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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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
England -15 18 £313 -14.96% 7
South East -17 7 £311 -8.45% 1
Berkshire -2 6 £311 -8.45%
Slough +3 5 £311 +22.05%
East of England -4 5 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -13 5 - - 2
London +19 3 £450 +16.50% 1
East Midlands - 3 - -
Leicester - 3 - -
Leicestershire - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Cambridge -10 1 - -
Kent - 1 - - 1

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 20 (54.05%) C++
2 16 (43.24%) Bluetooth
3 14 (37.84%) C
4 13 (35.14%) Windows
4 13 (35.14%) Smart Meter
5 11 (29.73%) Wireless
6 10 (27.03%) Qt
6 10 (27.03%) RESTful
7 9 (24.32%) Embedded C
7 9 (24.32%) Firmware
8 8 (21.62%) Embedded C++
8 8 (21.62%) SQLite
8 8 (21.62%) 802.1X
9 7 (18.92%) QML
9 7 (18.92%) Linux
10 6 (16.22%) 802.15
10 6 (16.22%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
10 6 (16.22%) Doxygen
10 6 (16.22%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (13.51%) Device Driver
11 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (10.81%) Subversion
12 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
12 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
12 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
13 3 (8.11%) .NET Compact Framework
13 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
13 3 (8.11%) Ember.js
13 3 (8.11%) V-Model

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) Bluetooth
2 11 (29.73%) Wireless
3 6 (16.22%) 802.15
3 6 (16.22%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.11%) VPN
5 3 (8.11%) DNS
5 3 (8.11%) SSL
5 3 (8.11%) IPv6
5 3 (8.11%) Internet
5 3 (8.11%) 3G
5 3 (8.11%) GPRS
5 3 (8.11%) 3GPP
5 3 (8.11%) UMTS
5 3 (8.11%) FTP
5 3 (8.11%) HTTP
5 3 (8.11%) Wireshark
5 3 (8.11%) HSPA
5 3 (8.11%) OpenVPN
6 2 (5.41%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQLite
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Subversion
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (8.11%) Electronics
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) C++ Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Qt Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Automated Test Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C++ Applications Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Writer
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Author
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Author
7 1 (2.70%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Qt
1 10 (27.03%) RESTful
2 8 (21.62%) 802.1X
3 7 (18.92%) QML
4 3 (8.11%) Ember.js
4 3 (8.11%) .NET Compact Framework
4 3 (8.11%) .NET
4 3 (8.11%) Web Services
4 3 (8.11%) XML
4 3 (8.11%) Middleware
4 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.11%) JSON
4 3 (8.11%) WCF
5 2 (5.41%) Akka
5 2 (5.41%) Apache Camel
5 2 (5.41%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Smart Meter
2 5 (13.51%) Device Driver
3 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.41%) Internet of Things
4 2 (5.41%) Home Automation
5 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.70%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Windows CE
5 1 (2.70%) OpenWrt
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
2 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
4 3 (8.11%) V-Model
4 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
4 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.11%) ERP
4 3 (8.11%) Scrum
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) Network Design
6 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.70%) OO
6 1 (2.70%) OOD
6 1 (2.70%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.70%) Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (2.70%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.70%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) C++
2 14 (37.84%) C
3 9 (24.32%) Embedded C
4 8 (21.62%) Embedded C++
5 3 (8.11%) C#
5 3 (8.11%) Scala
6 2 (5.41%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Assembla
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