The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bluetooth
Rank - 71 -
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.12% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £265 -
% change year-on-year
+79.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £43.25 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+15.60% +53.09%
Bluetooth
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
124 114 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.52% 13.23% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 70 37
Average daily rate £350 £385 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £304 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Bluetooth
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bluetooth across the Bristol region.

Bluetooth Daily Rate Trend in Bristol