The table below looks at the statistics for ZigBee skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ZigBee over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ZigBee
Rank 612 604 629
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 15 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.060% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.42% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 15
Median daily rate £308 £409 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.77% +16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £280 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £538 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £409 £350
% change year-on-year
-24.77% +16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +1.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.15 £35.50 £41.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £52.00 £42.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +1.79%

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
7611 7835 8312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.17% 14.32% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4574 4599 4756
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 475 451
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

ZigBee
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ZigBee as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ZigBee within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
England -18 14 £308 -24.77% 7
East of England +9 11 £275 -38.88% 2
Suffolk - 7 £275 -
Ipswich - 5 £275 -
Cambridge +5 4 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -8 4 - - 2
South East +7 3 £340 -7.48%
East Sussex - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 - -
Hampshire - 1 £340 -

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 with a requirement for ZigBee.

1 16 (51.61%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (41.94%) Wireless
2 13 (41.94%) Bluetooth
3 10 (32.26%) Firmware
4 9 (29.03%) Linux
4 9 (29.03%) C
4 9 (29.03%) Smart Meter
5 8 (25.81%) Embedded C
5 8 (25.81%) EMC
6 7 (22.58%) PSTN
6 7 (22.58%) VoIP
6 7 (22.58%) Network Security
6 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
7 6 (19.35%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (19.35%) Internet of Things
7 6 (19.35%) Electronics
7 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.13%) Internet
8 5 (16.13%) Retail
9 4 (12.90%) 802.1X
9 4 (12.90%) 802.15
9 4 (12.90%) Unix
9 4 (12.90%) C++
9 4 (12.90%) LabVIEW
9 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
9 4 (12.90%) BT
10 3 (9.68%) Scrum
10 3 (9.68%) SQL
10 3 (9.68%) Middleware
10 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (41.94%) Bluetooth
2 13 (41.94%) Wireless
3 7 (22.58%) Network Security
3 7 (22.58%) PSTN
3 7 (22.58%) VoIP
4 5 (16.13%) Internet
5 4 (12.90%) 802.15
6 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.45%) 3G
7 2 (6.45%) LTE
7 2 (6.45%) RFID
7 2 (6.45%) VLAN
8 1 (3.23%) Diameter Protocol
8 1 (3.23%) ISUP
8 1 (3.23%) SCCP
8 1 (3.23%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (3.23%) SSL
8 1 (3.23%) tcpdump
8 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) LabVIEW
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (19.35%) Electronics
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) C Software Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Embedded C Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Product Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Tester
5 1 (3.23%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) 802.1X
2 3 (9.68%) Middleware
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Smart Meter
2 6 (19.35%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (19.35%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (3.23%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Fault Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Prototyping
3 3 (9.68%) Scrum
3 3 (9.68%) SDLC
4 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.45%) Case Management
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.45%) Defect Management
4 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Release Management
4 2 (6.45%) Requirements Management
4 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Stress Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.45%) V-Model
4 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) C
2 8 (25.81%) Embedded C
3 4 (12.90%) C++
4 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) HNC
2 2 (6.45%) HND
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Firmware
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) EMC
2 4 (12.90%) BT
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) HP
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