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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ZigBee
Rank 631 610 598
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 25 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.031% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £400 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £444 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.25 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.64% +14.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +6.38%

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
8648 8054 7036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.86% 14.80% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5245 4486 3835
Median daily rate £390 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 469 398
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.30 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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
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 27 May 2016.

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
Top 19 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 27 May 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 -13 25 £375 -13.04% 6
South East -7 9 £375 - 2
East Midlands +12 7 - - 1
Leicestershire -1 7 - - 1
Berkshire -2 6 £375 -
Leicester -5 6 - - 1
Solihull - 6 - -
West Midlands - 6 - -
Hampshire 0 4 - -
Reading - 3 £338 -
Runcorn - 2 £363 -
Winchester - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £375 -
Cheshire - 2 £363 -
North West - 2 £363 -
Cambridgeshire +9 1 - - 1
East of England +7 1 - - 1
Cambridge +1 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 40 (63.49%) Smart Meter
2 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.27%) Bluetooth
3 25 (39.68%) C++
4 21 (33.33%) Python
4 21 (33.33%) Internet
4 21 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (30.16%) C
5 19 (30.16%) Internet of Things
6 17 (26.98%) Windows
6 17 (26.98%) HTTP
7 16 (25.40%) SSL
7 16 (25.40%) Telecoms
7 16 (25.40%) 802.15
7 16 (25.40%) 802.1X
8 14 (22.22%) X.509
8 14 (22.22%) JIRA
9 13 (20.63%) CSS
9 13 (20.63%) HTML
10 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 12 (19.05%) Perl
10 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
10 12 (19.05%) JSON
10 12 (19.05%) Requirements Management
10 12 (19.05%) Ajax
10 12 (19.05%) Bash Shell
10 12 (19.05%) REST
10 12 (19.05%) AngularJS
10 12 (19.05%) Case Management
11 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering

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 1 (1.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Doxygen
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.59%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.27%) Bluetooth
2 21 (33.33%) Internet
2 21 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 17 (26.98%) HTTP
4 16 (25.40%) 802.15
4 16 (25.40%) SSL
5 14 (22.22%) X.509
6 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
7 8 (12.70%) Wireless
8 4 (6.35%) DHCP
8 4 (6.35%) Ethernet
8 4 (6.35%) Firewall
8 4 (6.35%) HTTPS
8 4 (6.35%) VPN
9 3 (4.76%) DNS
9 3 (4.76%) IPv6
9 3 (4.76%) VLAN
10 2 (3.17%) ASN.1
11 1 (1.59%) 3G
11 1 (1.59%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQLite
2 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) JIRA
2 8 (12.70%) LabVIEW
3 2 (3.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (25.40%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.87%) Retail
3 6 (9.52%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Python Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Test Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) C++ Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Qt Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.76%) Architect
8 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Smart Metering Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Tester
8 3 (4.76%) Testing Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Smart Metering Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Test Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) 802.1X
2 13 (20.63%) CSS
2 13 (20.63%) HTML
3 12 (19.05%) Ajax
3 12 (19.05%) AngularJS
3 12 (19.05%) JSON
3 12 (19.05%) REST
4 8 (12.70%) QML
4 8 (12.70%) Qt
5 7 (11.11%) RESTful
6 2 (3.17%) .NET
7 1 (1.59%) Django
7 1 (1.59%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.59%) jQuery
7 1 (1.59%) Mason
7 1 (1.59%) Visualforce
7 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (63.49%) Smart Meter
2 19 (30.16%) Internet of Things
3 5 (7.94%) Home Automation
4 4 (6.35%) Arduino
4 4 (6.35%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (3.17%) PKI
5 2 (3.17%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Windows
2 11 (17.46%) Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.05%) Case Management
2 12 (19.05%) Requirements Management
3 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
4 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
5 8 (12.70%) Defect Management
5 8 (12.70%) Test Scripting
6 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.11%) High Availability
6 7 (11.11%) Release Management
7 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (9.52%) V-Model
8 5 (7.94%) Stress Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.35%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Manual Testing
10 3 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.76%) Security Testing
10 3 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.68%) C++
2 21 (33.33%) Python
3 19 (30.16%) C
4 12 (19.05%) Bash Shell
4 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.05%) Perl
5 6 (9.52%) C#
6 4 (6.35%) Embedded C
7 3 (4.76%) SQL
8 2 (3.17%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.17%) Java
8 2 (3.17%) Ruby
9 1 (1.59%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.94%) Degree
3 4 (6.35%) ISEB
4 3 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.59%) MISRA
2 1 (1.59%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) HP
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle
2 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.59%) Siebel
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