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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank 138 122 129
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.082% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.51% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£310 - £100
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.89% +11.42%
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
460 394 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.20% 16.25% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 192 184
Average daily rate £338 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 60 62
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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
Cambridgeshire -10 2 - - 2
Bluetooth
England

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) C
3 6 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 6 (66.67%) ZigBee
4 5 (55.56%) Wireless
5 4 (44.44%) Electronics
5 4 (44.44%) GSM
6 3 (33.33%) Embedded C++
6 3 (33.33%) C++
6 3 (33.33%) GPRS
6 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) 2G
7 2 (22.22%) 3G
7 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
7 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (11.11%) 2.5G
8 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
8 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (11.11%) Marketing
8 1 (11.11%) Java
8 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (11.11%) Linux
8 1 (11.11%) Python
8 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
8 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
8 1 (11.11%) EMC
8 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
8 1 (11.11%) EMV

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (66.67%) ZigBee
2 5 (55.56%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) GSM
4 3 (33.33%) GPRS
4 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) 2G
5 2 (22.22%) 3G
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) 2.5G
6 1 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) UMTS
6 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Android Studio
1 1 (11.11%) GitLab
General
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Principle Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
1 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) EMV
1 1 (11.11%) Internet of Things
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C
2 6 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 3 (33.33%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) EMC