The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank 145 116 136
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.13% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 0.86% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -
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
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 East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
525 350 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.06% 14.71% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 128 251
Average daily rate £350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 52 64
Average hourly rate £25.25 £16.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.81% -49.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £34.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Bluetooth
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Bluetooth Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Bluetooth
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Bluetooth
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +7 6 £375 - 10
Bluetooth
England

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (76.92%) GSM
1 10 (76.92%) C
1 10 (76.92%) Wireless
1 10 (76.92%) ZigBee
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Electronics
2 7 (53.85%) 2G
2 7 (53.85%) 3G
2 7 (53.85%) Embedded C
3 6 (46.15%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) Embedded C++
4 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) GPRS
6 2 (15.38%) EMC
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
6 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) LTE
6 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) Open Source
7 1 (7.69%) GDB
7 1 (7.69%) Dalvik
7 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
7 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.69%) JTAG

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (76.92%) GSM
1 10 (76.92%) Wireless
1 10 (76.92%) ZigBee
2 7 (53.85%) 3G
2 7 (53.85%) 2G
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) GPRS
4 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (15.38%) LTE
5 1 (7.69%) 2.5G
5 1 (7.69%) WiMAX
5 1 (7.69%) CDMA
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) SMS
5 1 (7.69%) UMTS
5 1 (7.69%) WCDMA
5 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) GDB
General
1 7 (53.85%) Electronics
2 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Principle Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
1 1 (7.69%) Dalvik
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
2 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) OOD
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C
2 7 (53.85%) Embedded C
3 6 (46.15%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) Embedded C++
5 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.69%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) EMC
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