Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for ZigBee skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ZigBee over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

ZigBee
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 96 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - -
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.14% 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 1.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate - - -
West Midlands median daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £42.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -22.73% - -

ZigBee is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 192 247 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.41% 16.42% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 185 144
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +20.30%
10th Percentile £164 £154 £203
90th Percentile £488 £483 £543
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £21.00 £13.93 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.75% -3.93% -17.14%
10th Percentile £16.72 £9.93 £12.03
90th Percentile £42.50 £27.70 £29.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £24.98 £23.25
% change year-on-year -33.95% +7.44% +32.86%

ZigBee
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing ZigBee as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for ZigBee in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ZigBee also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for ZigBee.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing

ZigBee
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware