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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bluetooth
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 -
% change year-on-year
-5.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
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
131 153 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.99% 18.87% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 96 40
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £280 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 6
Average hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +103.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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

Bluetooth
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Bluetooth also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bluetooth.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Bluetooth also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bluetooth. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Java Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree