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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bluetooth
Rank 120 142 112
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -30
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.15% 0.13% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 1.03% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
445 388 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.86% 12.44% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 161 140
Average daily rate £325 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 71
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £338 - 3
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Bluetooth
England

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Android
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (42.86%) Android Development
2 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile Development
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Perforce
3 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) PhoneGap
4 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 1 (14.29%) WinRT
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data
4 1 (14.29%) Xamarin
4 1 (14.29%) Android Studio
4 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
2 1 (14.29%) GPRS
2 1 (14.29%) UMTS
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (14.29%) Android Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Android Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) PhoneGap
1 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
1 1 (14.29%) WinRT
1 1 (14.29%) JNI
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Android Development
1 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Perforce
2 1 (14.29%) Xamarin
2 1 (14.29%) Google