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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ZigBee
England / East of England
Rank - 124 122
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.081% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.57% 1.02%
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 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 381 353 391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.89% 14.37% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 196 188
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 65
Median hourly rate £22.85 £43.75 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.77% +81.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ZigBee in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ZigBee in the East of England

ZigBee
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for ZigBee.

1 11 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (63.64%) PSTN
2 7 (63.64%) VoIP
2 7 (63.64%) Network Security
3 6 (54.55%) EMC
4 5 (45.45%) Bluetooth
4 5 (45.45%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (45.45%) Retail
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) Internet of Things
5 4 (36.36%) BT
5 4 (36.36%) Internet
5 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
5 4 (36.36%) C
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
6 3 (27.27%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
8 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) LTE
8 1 (9.09%) Git (software)

ZigBee
Top Related 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 11 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (63.64%) Network Security
2 7 (63.64%) PSTN
2 7 (63.64%) VoIP
3 5 (45.45%) Bluetooth
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) LTE
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) C Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (36.36%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) EMC
2 4 (36.36%) BT