Period
to 31 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 31 May 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 224 353 384
Rank change year-on-year +129 +31 -31
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 3 20 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.042% 0.14% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.82% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 1
Median daily rate £405 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £403 £173 £413
90th Percentile £408 £600 £438
England median daily rate £371 £445 £398
% change year-on-year -16.57% +11.95% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
England median hourly rate £47.50 £47.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year +0.26% +11.47% -22.73%

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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,269 2,436 2,603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.90% 16.54% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 1,412 1,347
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +1.85%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £200
90th Percentile £550 £588 £575
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 135 151
Median hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £25.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.86% -30.01% +47.09%
10th Percentile £15.30 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £52.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +0.50%

ZigBee
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ZigBee as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for ZigBee in the South East

ZigBee
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ZigBee in the South East.

Daily rate trend for ZigBee in the South East

ZigBee
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ZigBee in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for ZigBee in the South East

ZigBee
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ZigBee within the South East region over the 6 months to 31 May 2020. 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
Surrey +64 2 £405 -32.50%
Thames Valley +68 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
ZigBee
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing ZigBee also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for ZigBee.

1 2 (66.67%) Bluetooth
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Tizen
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
1 2 (66.67%) API Design
1 2 (66.67%) Z-Wave
2 1 (33.33%) HP ALM
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Smart Energy
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) HP

ZigBee
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (66.67%) Bluetooth
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) Z-Wave
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (33.33%) IoT Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Smart Energy
2 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) API Design
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP