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 3 months to 24 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
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 - 142
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% - 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% - 0.16%
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 the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 469 383 611
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 20.39% 15.11% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 222 320
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 30 63
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +70.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

ZigBee
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 2
ZigBee
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England 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 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 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