The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 29 March 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 59 62
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire - 0.32% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.30% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -52.10% +17.64%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 98 87 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.15% 13.77% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 46
Median daily rate £375 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.58% +20.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £290 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £441 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 17
Median hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £42.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

ZigBee
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

ZigBee
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ZigBee in Cambridgeshire

ZigBee
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ZigBee in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for ZigBee.

1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) LTE
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth

ZigBee
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) C Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Radio Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C