Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 815 837 825
Rank change year-on-year +22 -12 -27
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 36 29 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.030% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 6
England median daily rate £500 £329 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.09% -13.77% +3.74%
10th Percentile £324 £278 £306
90th Percentile £607 £441 £519
UK median daily rate £500 £329 £381
% change year-on-year +52.09% -13.77% +3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
England median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% -10.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £33.50 £39.60 £35.55
90th Percentile £50.05 £46.90 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -1.11% -10.00% +16.28%

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13105 15096 14416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.81% 15.41% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8038 9186 8455
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 762 940
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.25 £47.50 £47.16
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.88 £20.71
% change year-on-year -20.42% +15.31% +3.53%

ZigBee
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for ZigBee in England

ZigBee
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ZigBee in England

ZigBee
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ZigBee in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ZigBee in England

ZigBee
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ZigBee in England

ZigBee
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ZigBee in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ZigBee in England

ZigBee
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 22 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
Midlands - 21 £475 - 1
West Midlands - 13 - - 1
London -25 8 £550 +61.76% 1
East Midlands - 8 £475 -
North of England +67 3 £348 +20.87%
East of England -18 3 - - 4
North West +11 2 £348 +20.87%
Yorkshire +21 1 - -
South East +4 1 - - 1
ZigBee
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for ZigBee.

1 22 (61.11%) Wi-Fi
2 20 (55.56%) Bluetooth
3 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 17 (47.22%) Z-Wave
5 13 (36.11%) Sigfox
5 13 (36.11%) Presales
5 13 (36.11%) 5G
5 13 (36.11%) 3G
5 13 (36.11%) ERP
5 13 (36.11%) RFID
5 13 (36.11%) LAN
5 13 (36.11%) WAN
5 13 (36.11%) 4G
5 13 (36.11%) Big Data
6 12 (33.33%) Analytics
6 12 (33.33%) Linux
6 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (33.33%) Data Security
6 12 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
7 10 (27.78%) Hyperconnected
8 8 (22.22%) C
8 8 (22.22%) Firmware
9 7 (19.44%) Embedded C
9 7 (19.44%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (16.67%) Wireless
11 5 (13.89%) Ruby
11 5 (13.89%) C++
11 5 (13.89%) Java
11 5 (13.89%) Python
11 5 (13.89%) Git (software)

ZigBee
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) Apache
1 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (5.56%) Jetty
1 2 (5.56%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.89%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (5.56%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (5.56%) GitHub
2 2 (5.56%) Route 53
2 2 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) Wi-Fi
2 20 (55.56%) Bluetooth
3 17 (47.22%) Z-Wave
4 13 (36.11%) 3G
4 13 (36.11%) 4G
4 13 (36.11%) 5G
4 13 (36.11%) LAN
4 13 (36.11%) RFID
4 13 (36.11%) WAN
5 10 (27.78%) Hyperconnected
6 6 (16.67%) Wireless
7 4 (11.11%) Firewall
7 4 (11.11%) LDAP
7 4 (11.11%) MQTT
7 4 (11.11%) Network Security
8 2 (5.56%) HTTP
9 1 (2.78%) 802.15
9 1 (2.78%) DNS
9 1 (2.78%) IPv6
9 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) Big Data
2 4 (11.11%) SQLite
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.56%) Hazelcast
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Artifactory
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Maven
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.78%) GDB
General
1 3 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Architect
2 8 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) IoT Architect
5 4 (11.11%) C++ Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Qt Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.78%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) OAuth
1 4 (11.11%) QML
1 4 (11.11%) Qt
1 4 (11.11%) XMPP
2 3 (8.33%) RESTful
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (5.56%) Hystrix
3 2 (5.56%) LAMP
3 2 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.78%) Infotainment
3 1 (2.78%) Smart Energy
3 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 3 (8.33%) Windows
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.56%) Debian
5 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (36.11%) ERP
2 13 (36.11%) Presales
3 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) Analytics
3 12 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 12 (33.33%) Data Security
4 5 (13.89%) DevOps
4 5 (13.89%) Open Source
5 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.11%) Information Security
5 4 (11.11%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.56%) Security Operations
8 1 (2.78%) ITIL
8 1 (2.78%) Service Management
8 1 (2.78%) Typography
8 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) C
2 7 (19.44%) Embedded C
3 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
3 5 (13.89%) C++
3 5 (13.89%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) Python
3 5 (13.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Firmware
2 2 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (5.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) Ansible
2 2 (5.56%) Grafana
2 2 (5.56%) HAProxy
2 2 (5.56%) Kibana
2 2 (5.56%) logstash
2 2 (5.56%) Nagios
2 2 (5.56%) Packer
3 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Sigfox
2 2 (5.56%) New Relic
3 1 (2.78%) HP