The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bluetooth
Rank 195 206 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% 0.034% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £630 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.60% -
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%
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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 City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
670 689 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.20% 11.65% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 440 504
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £12.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.40 £157.50
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 the City of London

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

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Bluetooth
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Bluetooth Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Bluetooth
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Bluetooth
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) NFC
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (100.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Appium

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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%) NFC
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (100.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java