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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ZigBee over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ZigBee
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Contract jobs citing ZigBee 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.20% +11.42%
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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
396 308 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.90% 14.98% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 154 136
Average daily rate £334 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.83% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £210 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 46
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

ZigBee
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ZigBee across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ZigBee Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands