The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bluetooth
Rank - - 51
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £265 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+50.44% -13.07%
Bluetooth
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 65 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.97% 11.30% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 33
Average daily rate £260 £240 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -28.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £444 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -4.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bluetooth across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Bluetooth
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bluetooth across the Birmingham region.

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham