Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 18 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 183 192
Rank change year-on-year -21 +9 +4
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 4 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.078% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.70% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median daily rate - - £450
England median daily rate £500 £338 £381
% change year-on-year +48.15% -11.48% +7.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 - £55.00
10th Percentile £43.75 - £49.25
90th Percentile £51.25 - £57.50
England median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -1.11% -10.00% +24.22%

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 the East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 945 852 954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.48% 17.48% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 474 466
East of England median daily rate £370 £364 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.72% -3.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £155 £200 £213
90th Percentile £562 £525 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 66 126
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.77 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £43.88 £51.88
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%

ZigBee
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing ZigBee as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for ZigBee in the East of England

ZigBee
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ZigBee in the East of England

ZigBee
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ZigBee in the East of England

ZigBee
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ZigBee within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -13 4 - - 2
ZigBee
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for ZigBee.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MQTT
2 3 (75.00%) XMPP
2 3 (75.00%) Z-Wave
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Infotainment

ZigBee
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (75.00%) MQTT
2 3 (75.00%) Z-Wave
3 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware