The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for ZigBee skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ZigBee over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 - 54
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.99% - 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% - 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £311 £400
% change year-on-year +12.44% -22.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £42.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +30.95% -4.00%  

ZigBee is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 66 54 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 21.78% 14.75% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 42
Median daily rate £208 £413 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.57% +42.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £625 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +119.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

ZigBee
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing ZigBee as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for ZigBee in Cambridge

ZigBee
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ZigBee in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for ZigBee in Cambridge

ZigBee
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ZigBee in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ZigBee in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for ZigBee.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) XMPP
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (100.00%) MQTT

ZigBee
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (100.00%) MQTT
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C