Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 14 October 2019 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 201 174
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 0 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.080% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.62% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
West Midlands median daily rate - £375 -
England median daily rate £375 £400 £525
% change year-on-year -6.25% -23.81% +55.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
West Midlands median hourly rate - £42.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.73% -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -18.18% +22.22%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 582 648 723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.55% 12.93% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 369 427
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £200 £181 £160
90th Percentile £599 £530 £500
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 48 51
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.50 £16.92 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.27% -15.41% -13.98%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.34 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.28 £27.83 £60.00
England median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +37.50% +6.95% -16.89%

ZigBee
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing ZigBee as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for ZigBee in the West Midlands

ZigBee
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ZigBee in the West Midlands

ZigBee
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ZigBee in the West Midlands