The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bristol region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.13% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 £320
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £30.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+13.93% -32.22%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
93 67 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.67% 12.25% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 29 45
Average daily rate £400 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.90 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £46.50 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Bluetooth
South West

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

Bluetooth
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 1 (100.00%) LTE

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C