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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ZigBee
UK
Rank 574 588 601
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 20 41 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.079% 0.029%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.54% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 12
Median daily rate £413 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £356 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £483 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.37 £43.75 £40.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +17.64%

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
6820 7569 7658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.55% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4245 4478 4214
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 314 442
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

ZigBee Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ZigBee
Top 17 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +22 19 £413 -5.71% 7
Leicester +13 6 £438 +2.94%
Leicestershire +12 6 £438 +2.94%
East Midlands +7 6 £438 +2.94%
South East +11 5 £375 +21.45% 1
East of England -1 3 - - 2
Suffolk - 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 - -
Brighton - 3 - -
London +12 2 £488 +5.40% 2
Hampshire +5 2 £375 -
Winchester +3 2 £375 -
West Midlands +3 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 14 (42.42%) Bluetooth
2 13 (39.39%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (30.30%) C++
3 10 (30.30%) C
4 9 (27.27%) Smart Meter
5 8 (24.24%) Network Security
5 8 (24.24%) Embedded C
5 8 (24.24%) Firmware
5 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
6 7 (21.21%) Wireless
6 7 (21.21%) PSTN
6 7 (21.21%) VoIP
6 7 (21.21%) Linux
6 7 (21.21%) SQLite
7 6 (18.18%) QML
7 6 (18.18%) Qt
7 6 (18.18%) EMC
7 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 6 (18.18%) Doxygen
8 5 (15.15%) Retail
8 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
8 5 (15.15%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (12.12%) JIRA
9 4 (12.12%) Release Management
9 4 (12.12%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (12.12%) Requirements Management
9 4 (12.12%) Case Management
9 4 (12.12%) Internet of Things
9 4 (12.12%) SDLC

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 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Doxygen
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) Bluetooth
2 13 (39.39%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (24.24%) Network Security
4 7 (21.21%) PSTN
4 7 (21.21%) VoIP
4 7 (21.21%) Wireless
5 4 (12.12%) 802.15
5 4 (12.12%) Internet
6 3 (9.09%) RFID
7 2 (6.06%) SSL
7 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.03%) DECT
8 1 (3.03%) Firewall
8 1 (3.03%) FTP
8 1 (3.03%) HTTP
8 1 (3.03%) LDAP
8 1 (3.03%) LTE
8 1 (3.03%) OpenVPN
8 1 (3.03%) RS-485
8 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQLite
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) LabVIEW
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Software Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Embedded C Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) C++ Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Defect Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) QML
1 6 (18.18%) Qt
2 4 (12.12%) 802.1X
3 2 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) OAuth
4 1 (3.03%) WCF
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Smart Meter
2 5 (15.15%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (12.12%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) RIA
4 1 (3.03%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.12%) Case Management
3 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
3 4 (12.12%) Release Management
3 4 (12.12%) Requirements Management
3 4 (12.12%) SDLC
4 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Open Source
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (3.03%) SysML
6 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) C
1 10 (30.30%) C++
2 8 (24.24%) Embedded C
3 4 (12.12%) Embedded C++
4 2 (6.06%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) EMC
2 4 (12.12%) BT
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Assembla