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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bluetooth
Rank 121 123 138
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 8 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.35% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.09% 2.34% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £293
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +19.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £34.00 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +5.88%
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
383 385 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.91% 14.96% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 199 274
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £248 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 36
Median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.30% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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
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 10 December 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
Suffolk - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire -4 3 - - 6
Bluetooth
England

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 9 (40.91%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) C
3 7 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (31.82%) Embedded C
4 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 6 (27.27%) ZigBee
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) BT
5 4 (18.18%) C#
5 4 (18.18%) PSTN
5 4 (18.18%) VoIP
5 4 (18.18%) Retail
5 4 (18.18%) Network Security
6 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (13.64%) Internet
6 3 (13.64%) EMC
6 3 (13.64%) Internet of Things
7 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.09%) CSS
7 2 (9.09%) HTML
7 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 2 (9.09%) Android
7 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 2 (9.09%) Firmware
7 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Degree
8 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
8 1 (4.55%) JSON
8 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (27.27%) ZigBee
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security
3 4 (18.18%) PSTN
3 4 (18.18%) VoIP
4 3 (13.64%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) 802.15
5 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.55%) HTTP
5 1 (4.55%) LTE
5 1 (4.55%) RS-232
5 1 (4.55%) SSL
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) WPA
5 1 (4.55%) WPA2
5 1 (4.55%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) GCC
2 1 (4.55%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Embedded Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Test Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Bluetooth Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) HTML CSS Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile UI Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripter
5 1 (4.55%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.55%) Ajax
2 1 (4.55%) CSS3
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) Material Design
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
2 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) DevOps
3 1 (4.55%) High Availability
3 1 (4.55%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Validation
3 1 (4.55%) Web Design
3 1 (4.55%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) C
3 7 (31.82%) Embedded C
4 4 (18.18%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) BT
2 3 (13.64%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) Apple
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Samsung