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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ZigBee
Rank 574 586 568
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 45 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.030% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 4
Average daily rate £450 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £258 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £398 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
7518 7523 6488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 14.85% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4420 4209 3417
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 426 385
Average hourly rate £27.66 £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.46% +21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 2016.

ZigBee Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ZigBee
Top 21 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +30 45 £450 +28.57% 11
South East +19 18 £368 -8.12% 2
London +3 14 £463 +23.33%
Cambridgeshire +9 9 - - 5
East of England +1 9 - - 5
Cambridge +1 9 - - 5
Berkshire +9 7 £309 -22.81% 1
Hampshire - 7 - -
Staines - 4 £525 -
Reading - 4 £368 -
Surrey - 4 £525 -
Winchester - 2 - -
Slough - 2 - -
South West +3 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £368 -
Devon - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £368 -
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
City of London - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £425 -
Leicestershire - 1 £425 -

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 38 (55.07%) C
2 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (50.72%) C++
4 31 (44.93%) Bluetooth
5 30 (43.48%) Internet
5 30 (43.48%) Wi-Fi
6 28 (40.58%) Smart Meter
6 28 (40.58%) 802.1X
7 27 (39.13%) 802.15
8 26 (37.68%) Python
9 24 (34.78%) HTTP
9 24 (34.78%) HTML
9 24 (34.78%) CSS
10 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 23 (33.33%) Perl
10 23 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 23 (33.33%) SSL
10 23 (33.33%) X.509
10 23 (33.33%) Bash Shell
10 23 (33.33%) REST
10 23 (33.33%) Ajax
10 23 (33.33%) JSON
10 23 (33.33%) AngularJS
11 20 (28.99%) Internet of Things
12 18 (26.09%) Wireless
13 17 (24.64%) Embedded C
14 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
14 15 (21.74%) High Availability
15 12 (17.39%) Telecoms
16 10 (14.49%) Relational Database

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (1.45%) Node.js
1 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.45%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (44.93%) Bluetooth
2 30 (43.48%) Internet
2 30 (43.48%) Wi-Fi
3 27 (39.13%) 802.15
4 24 (34.78%) HTTP
5 23 (33.33%) SSL
5 23 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 23 (33.33%) X.509
6 18 (26.09%) Wireless
7 2 (2.90%) DNS
7 2 (2.90%) IPv6
8 1 (1.45%) 3G
8 1 (1.45%) 3GPP
8 1 (1.45%) 802.11
8 1 (1.45%) AMQP
8 1 (1.45%) GPRS
8 1 (1.45%) HSPA
8 1 (1.45%) LAN
8 1 (1.45%) UMTS
8 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.45%) Hazelcast
2 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) JIRA
2 6 (8.70%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.90%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Developer
2 16 (23.19%) Python Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Embedded Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Test Manager
5 7 (10.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Software Team Leader
7 4 (5.80%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.35%) Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Tester
8 3 (4.35%) Testing Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Python Software Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Smart Metering Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Test Assurance Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Test Leader
10 1 (1.45%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.58%) 802.1X
2 24 (34.78%) CSS
2 24 (34.78%) HTML
3 23 (33.33%) Ajax
3 23 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 23 (33.33%) JSON
3 23 (33.33%) REST
4 5 (7.25%) Ember.js
5 1 (1.45%) Django
5 1 (1.45%) jQuery
5 1 (1.45%) Mason
5 1 (1.45%) QML
5 1 (1.45%) Qt
5 1 (1.45%) RESTful
5 1 (1.45%) Visualforce
5 1 (1.45%) Web Services
5 1 (1.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (40.58%) Smart Meter
2 20 (28.99%) Internet of Things
3 4 (5.80%) CAN bus
3 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) Home Automation
5 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Linux
2 5 (7.25%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.74%) High Availability
2 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 7 (10.14%) Case Management
3 7 (10.14%) Requirements Management
3 7 (10.14%) Test Scripting
4 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 6 (8.70%) Waterfall
5 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.25%) Defect Management
5 5 (7.25%) Release Management
6 4 (5.80%) Automated Testing
6 4 (5.80%) Line Management
6 4 (5.80%) Manual Testing
6 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.35%) ITIL
7 3 (4.35%) OO
7 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.35%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) C
2 35 (50.72%) C++
3 26 (37.68%) Python
4 23 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 23 (33.33%) Perl
5 17 (24.64%) Embedded C
6 8 (11.59%) Embedded C++
7 3 (4.35%) C#
7 3 (4.35%) Java
8 1 (1.45%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.45%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
1 4 (5.80%) ISEB
1 4 (5.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) MISRA
3 1 (1.45%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Firmware
2 1 (1.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) HP
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.45%) Siebel
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