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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bluetooth
Rank 123 147 138
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 5 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.032% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 0.17% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £52.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £47.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-19.47% +34.75%
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
437 574 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.23% 18.47% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 311 233
Median daily rate £375 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £466 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 65 51
Median hourly rate £36.00 £23.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.56 £52.25 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Bluetooth as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bluetooth across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +20 5 - - 5
Bluetooth
England

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Bluetooth also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 7 (58.33%) C
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded C
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) Electronics
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (16.67%) Robot Framework
5 2 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
6 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
6 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) 3G
3 1 (8.33%) 802.15
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) WLAN
3 1 (8.33%) X.509
3 1 (8.33%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Robot Framework
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Bluetooth Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
1 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
2 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded C
3 4 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Intel