The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bluetooth
UK / England
Rank 525 552 573
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +21
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 52 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.079% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 0.54% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 20
Median daily rate £435 £475 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% +72.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £265
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +79.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 5 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £52.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +23.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6264 6804 7144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.90% 14.45% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3950 4068 3948
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 296 423
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.83 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.74% +15.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £44.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Bluetooth as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in England

Bluetooth
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Bluetooth Daily Rate Trend in England

Bluetooth
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bluetooth across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Bluetooth Daily Rate Histogram in England

Bluetooth
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Trend in England

Bluetooth
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bluetooth across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Bluetooth
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
South East +30 17 £394 -17.10% 4
London +12 8 £513 +13.88% 2
East of England -4 8 £325 +1.56% 8
South West - 8 £328 - 3
East Midlands +7 7 £438 +2.94%
North West +13 2 £494 +3.94% 3
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Bluetooth
UK

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 28 (35.90%) Android
2 20 (25.64%) Software Engineering
3 18 (23.08%) Apple iOS
3 18 (23.08%) Android Development
4 17 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (21.79%) C
5 14 (17.95%) Embedded C
5 14 (17.95%) C#
5 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
5 14 (17.95%) ZigBee
5 14 (17.95%) NFC
6 12 (15.38%) Java
6 12 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (14.10%) Electronics
7 11 (14.10%) C++
7 11 (14.10%) Python
7 11 (14.10%) WLAN
7 11 (14.10%) Mobile Development
8 10 (12.82%) iOS Development
8 10 (12.82%) RFID
9 9 (11.54%) Firmware
9 9 (11.54%) Google
10 8 (10.26%) Wireless
10 8 (10.26%) Linux
10 8 (10.26%) Mobile App
10 8 (10.26%) Gradle
11 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
11 7 (8.97%) Android Studio
11 7 (8.97%) Scrum
11 7 (8.97%) LTE

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.28%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Google Play
2 4 (5.13%) Office 365
3 3 (3.85%) GitHub
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) NFC
1 14 (17.95%) ZigBee
2 12 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (14.10%) WLAN
4 10 (12.82%) RFID
5 8 (10.26%) Wireless
6 7 (8.97%) LTE
7 4 (5.13%) Network Security
7 4 (5.13%) PSTN
7 4 (5.13%) Skype
7 4 (5.13%) VoIP
8 3 (3.85%) 2G
8 3 (3.85%) 3G
8 3 (3.85%) 5G
8 3 (3.85%) 802.15
9 2 (2.56%) Internet
10 1 (1.28%) SSL
10 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.28%) VPN
10 1 (1.28%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQLite
2 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.28%) MySQL
2 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.26%) Gradle
3 7 (8.97%) Android Studio
3 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.69%) JIRA
5 3 (3.85%) Crashlytics
5 3 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.56%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.56%) Xcode
7 1 (1.28%) Gerrit
General
1 11 (14.10%) Electronics
2 4 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Automotive
3 1 (1.28%) Games
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (37.18%) Developer
2 17 (21.79%) Android Developer
3 15 (19.23%) Software Engineer
4 14 (17.95%) Embedded Engineer
5 12 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (15.38%) Test Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) Radio Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Electronics Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) C++ Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Electronics Test Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) iOS Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Android Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Embedded Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Tester
9 3 (3.85%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) JSON
1 6 (7.69%) REST
2 5 (6.41%) QML
2 5 (6.41%) Qt
2 5 (6.41%) RESTful
2 5 (6.41%) Web Services
3 4 (5.13%) .NET
4 3 (3.85%) 802.1X
4 3 (3.85%) XML
5 2 (2.56%) J2EE
5 2 (2.56%) Material Design
5 2 (2.56%) SOAP
6 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.28%) Core Animation
6 1 (1.28%) Core Data
6 1 (1.28%) CSS
6 1 (1.28%) HTML
6 1 (1.28%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.28%) Middleware
6 1 (1.28%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.56%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.28%) BYOD
5 1 (1.28%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.28%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.28%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.90%) Android
2 18 (23.08%) Apple iOS
3 8 (10.26%) Linux
4 5 (6.41%) Windows
5 4 (5.13%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) Software Engineering
2 18 (23.08%) Android Development
3 17 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.10%) Mobile Development
5 10 (12.82%) iOS Development
6 7 (8.97%) Scrum
7 5 (6.41%) Automated Testing
7 5 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.13%) Application Packaging
8 4 (5.13%) DevOps
8 4 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.85%) Analytics
9 3 (3.85%) Computer Security
9 3 (3.85%) MVC
9 3 (3.85%) Process Improvement
9 3 (3.85%) Release Management
9 3 (3.85%) Telematics
9 3 (3.85%) Validation
10 2 (2.56%) API Design
10 2 (2.56%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) C
2 14 (17.95%) C#
2 14 (17.95%) Embedded C
3 12 (15.38%) Java
4 11 (14.10%) C++
4 11 (14.10%) Python
5 6 (7.69%) Objective-C
6 5 (6.41%) Apple Swift
7 3 (3.85%) Embedded C++
7 3 (3.85%) SQL
7 3 (3.85%) VB
7 3 (3.85%) VBScript
8 2 (2.56%) Dart
8 2 (2.56%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Firmware
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) AirWatch
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (5.13%) SCCM
2 3 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Google
2 6 (7.69%) EMC
3 5 (6.41%) Xamarin
4 4 (5.13%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.13%) BT
4 4 (5.13%) Citrix
4 4 (5.13%) LANDesk
5 3 (3.85%) Apple
6 2 (2.56%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.28%) Facebook
7 1 (1.28%) Samsung