The table below looks at the statistics for ZigBee skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ZigBee over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ZigBee
Rank 127 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +6.38%
ZigBee
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
393 416 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.87% 16.08% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 237 123
Median daily rate £363 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £226 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 31
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.59 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

ZigBee
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing ZigBee as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

ZigBee Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ZigBee
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ZigBee across the West Midlands region.

ZigBee Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ZigBee
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ZigBee within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Solihull - 6 - -
ZigBee
England

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ZigBee.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Internet
1 6 (85.71%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (85.71%) Internet of Things
2 4 (57.14%) Raspberry Pi
2 4 (57.14%) Arduino
2 4 (57.14%) Home Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Bluetooth
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Internet
1 6 (85.71%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IoT Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Internet of Things
2 4 (57.14%) Arduino
2 4 (57.14%) Home Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB