The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ZigBee
Rank 562 552 551
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 27 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.022% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 2
Average daily rate
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£380 £285 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £285 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £342 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 -
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7573 6986 8979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.87% 13.66% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4037 3623 3957
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 467 692
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

ZigBee Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ZigBee
Top 20 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 29 July 2014. 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 +8 27 £380 +33.33% 13
Cambridgeshire +1 14 £375 +31.57% 7
East of England -22 14 £375 +31.57% 8
South East - 7 £210 - 3
Cambridge -9 5 £388 +35.96% 1
London -1 4 £388 - 1
Peterborough - 1 £350 - 2
Southampton - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Horsham - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 19 (55.88%) C
1 19 (55.88%) Wireless
2 15 (44.12%) Bluetooth
3 14 (41.18%) 3G
4 13 (38.24%) Electronics
5 12 (35.29%) Embedded C
5 12 (35.29%) Linux
6 11 (32.35%) GSM
6 11 (32.35%) Firmware
7 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
7 10 (29.41%) C++
7 10 (29.41%) Smart Meter
8 9 (26.47%) GPRS
9 8 (23.53%) 2G
9 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
10 7 (20.59%) Degree
11 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
11 6 (17.65%) Python
12 5 (14.71%) Device Driver
12 5 (14.71%) QA
12 5 (14.71%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (14.71%) Software Architecture
13 4 (11.76%) OSGi
13 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
13 4 (11.76%) HSPA
13 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
13 4 (11.76%) DNS
13 4 (11.76%) Java

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.94%) nginx
1 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) Wireless
2 15 (44.12%) Bluetooth
3 14 (41.18%) 3G
4 11 (32.35%) GSM
5 9 (26.47%) GPRS
6 8 (23.53%) 2G
7 4 (11.76%) HSPA
7 4 (11.76%) 3GPP
7 4 (11.76%) UMTS
7 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 4 (11.76%) DNS
8 3 (8.82%) IPv6
8 3 (8.82%) Internet
8 3 (8.82%) 802.15
9 2 (5.88%) FTP
9 2 (5.88%) LTE
9 2 (5.88%) TETRA
9 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.94%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.94%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (2.94%) JProfiler
2 1 (2.94%) Toad
2 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.94%) Introscope
General
1 13 (38.24%) Electronics
2 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.94%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) C Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Firmware Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Software Architect
7 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Product Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) OSGi
2 1 (2.94%) JDBC
2 1 (2.94%) ODBC
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) LAMP
2 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Firmware
2 10 (29.41%) Smart Meter
3 5 (14.71%) Device Driver
4 3 (8.82%) Open Source
5 2 (5.88%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.94%) Statistics
6 1 (2.94%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
3 5 (14.71%) Software Architecture
4 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) TDD
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.82%) V-Model
5 3 (8.82%) OO
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Refactoring
6 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.88%) User Stories
6 2 (5.88%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) C
2 12 (35.29%) Embedded C
3 10 (29.41%) C++
4 6 (17.65%) Python
5 4 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) Embedded C++
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.94%) SQL
7 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.94%) PMP
2 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) nmon
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) EMC
2 1 (2.94%) Agilent
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
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Posted: 18 days ago
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Posted: 20 days ago
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Peterborough
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Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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