The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank 58 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.77% 0.26% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.41% 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £165 £260
% change year-on-year
+142.42% -36.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.25 £34.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -13.75%
Bluetooth
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
176 90 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 22.71% 11.89% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 35 41
Average daily rate £325 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 17 37
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.41 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Bluetooth
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Bluetooth Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Bluetooth
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Bluetooth
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -3 3 £413 - 10
Bluetooth
East of England

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 10 (83.33%) GSM
1 10 (83.33%) ZigBee
2 9 (75.00%) Wireless
2 9 (75.00%) C
3 7 (58.33%) Embedded C
3 7 (58.33%) 3G
3 7 (58.33%) Electronics
3 7 (58.33%) 2G
3 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) C++
5 5 (41.67%) Embedded C++
5 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 2 (16.67%) GPRS
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) Device Driver
6 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) WiMAX
7 1 (8.33%) LTE
7 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (8.33%) Marketing
7 1 (8.33%) 2.5G
7 1 (8.33%) Validation
7 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
7 1 (8.33%) Ethernet

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 10 (83.33%) GSM
1 10 (83.33%) ZigBee
2 9 (75.00%) Wireless
3 7 (58.33%) 3G
3 7 (58.33%) 2G
4 2 (16.67%) GPRS
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) WiMAX
5 1 (8.33%) LTE
5 1 (8.33%) 2.5G
5 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 7 (58.33%) Electronics
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Principle Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C
2 7 (58.33%) Embedded C
3 6 (50.00%) C++
4 5 (41.67%) Embedded C++
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) EMC
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