Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 19 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 869 847
Rank change year-on-year +33 -22 -28
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 39 27 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.026% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 6
UK median daily rate £500 £338 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -11.48% +3.74%
10th Percentile £323 £281 £306
90th Percentile £608 £450 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £338 £381
% change year-on-year +22.22% -11.48% +8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 16
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% -10.00% +24.22%
10th Percentile £33.50 £39.60 £27.75
90th Percentile £50.05 £46.90 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% -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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13924 16275 15970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.73% 15.52% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8473 9837 9234
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £214 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 731 831 1028
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.50 £48.00 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -24.00% +21.95% +2.50%

ZigBee
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ZigBee in the UK

ZigBee
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ZigBee in the UK

ZigBee
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ZigBee over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ZigBee in the UK

ZigBee
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ZigBee in the UK

ZigBee
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ZigBee over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ZigBee in the UK

ZigBee
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ZigBee within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England +33 37 £500 +48.15% 7
UK excluding London +30 29 £413 +22.22% 6
Midlands - 22 £475 -
West Midlands - 13 - -
East Midlands - 9 £475 -
London -21 8 £550 +61.76% 1
East of England -16 4 - - 2
North of England +53 2 £325 +13.04%
North West +22 1 £325 +13.04%
Yorkshire +19 1 - -
South East +2 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 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 with a requirement for ZigBee.

1 24 (61.54%) Wi-Fi
2 20 (51.28%) Software Engineering
2 20 (51.28%) Bluetooth
3 19 (48.72%) Z-Wave
4 14 (35.90%) Linux
4 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (33.33%) LAN
5 13 (33.33%) WAN
5 13 (33.33%) 3G
5 13 (33.33%) ERP
5 13 (33.33%) RFID
5 13 (33.33%) 4G
5 13 (33.33%) Big Data
5 13 (33.33%) Sigfox
5 13 (33.33%) Presales
5 13 (33.33%) 5G
6 12 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
6 12 (30.77%) Analytics
6 12 (30.77%) C
6 12 (30.77%) Data Security
7 10 (25.64%) Hyperconnected
7 10 (25.64%) Firmware
8 9 (23.08%) Embedded C
8 9 (23.08%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (17.95%) C++
10 6 (15.38%) XMPP
10 6 (15.38%) MQTT
11 5 (12.82%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (12.82%) DevOps
11 5 (12.82%) Git (software)

ZigBee
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (5.13%) Apache
1 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (5.13%) Jetty
1 2 (5.13%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (12.82%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (5.13%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (5.13%) GitHub
2 2 (5.13%) Route 53
2 2 (5.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (61.54%) Wi-Fi
2 20 (51.28%) Bluetooth
3 19 (48.72%) Z-Wave
4 13 (33.33%) 3G
4 13 (33.33%) 4G
4 13 (33.33%) 5G
4 13 (33.33%) LAN
4 13 (33.33%) RFID
4 13 (33.33%) WAN
5 10 (25.64%) Hyperconnected
6 6 (15.38%) MQTT
7 5 (12.82%) Wireless
8 4 (10.26%) Firewall
8 4 (10.26%) LDAP
8 4 (10.26%) Network Security
9 2 (5.13%) HTTP
10 1 (2.56%) 802.15
10 1 (2.56%) DNS
10 1 (2.56%) GSM
10 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) Big Data
2 4 (10.26%) SQLite
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.13%) Hazelcast
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Artifactory
2 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Maven
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.56%) GDB
General
1 3 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Architect
2 11 (28.21%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Developer
5 5 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) IoT Architect
6 4 (10.26%) C++ Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Embedded C Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Linux Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Network Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Qt Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) XMPP
2 4 (10.26%) OAuth
2 4 (10.26%) QML
2 4 (10.26%) Qt
3 3 (7.69%) RESTful
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (5.13%) Hystrix
4 2 (5.13%) LAMP
4 2 (5.13%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (5.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Smart Energy
3 2 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.56%) Infotainment
4 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
2 9 (23.08%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.69%) Windows
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.13%) Debian
5 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) ERP
3 13 (33.33%) Presales
4 12 (30.77%) Analytics
4 12 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
4 12 (30.77%) Data Security
5 5 (12.82%) DevOps
5 5 (12.82%) Open Source
6 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.26%) Information Security
6 4 (10.26%) Threat Modelling
7 3 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.13%) Security Operations
9 1 (2.56%) ITIL
9 1 (2.56%) Service Management
9 1 (2.56%) Strategic Thinking
9 1 (2.56%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) C
2 9 (23.08%) Embedded C
3 7 (17.95%) C++
4 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
4 5 (12.82%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) Python
4 5 (12.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Firmware
2 2 (5.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (5.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) Ansible
2 2 (5.13%) Grafana
2 2 (5.13%) HAProxy
2 2 (5.13%) Kibana
2 2 (5.13%) logstash
2 2 (5.13%) Nagios
2 2 (5.13%) Packer
3 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Sigfox
2 2 (5.13%) New Relic
3 1 (2.56%) HP