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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bluetooth
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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 £43.25 £28.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+53.09% -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
85 73 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.36% 12.50% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 29
Average daily rate £295 £260 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £120 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -10.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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