The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bluetooth
Rank 41 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.54% - 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% - 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +0.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
70 64 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.02% 18.50% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 16
Average daily rate £325 £285 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 20
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Bluetooth
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Bluetooth Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Bluetooth
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Bluetooth
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Perforce
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) GPRS
3 1 (25.00%) UMTS
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) GPRS
2 1 (25.00%) UMTS
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (25.00%) Google