The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 574 545 513
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -32
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 15 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.030% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 14
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£280 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.03% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £290 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £546 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £43.25 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.89% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £39.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.89% +11.42%
Bluetooth
UK

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
7286 6452 7186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.44% 13.66% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4224 3572 3591
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 397 635
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £46.50
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 England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bluetooth across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in 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 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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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
South East - 5 £313 - 4
London +7 3 £280 -20.00% 2
East of England -16 3 £310 - 2
North East - 1 - -
Bluetooth
UK

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 18 (58.06%) Software Engineering
2 14 (45.16%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (38.71%) C
4 10 (32.26%) Embedded C
5 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
5 8 (25.81%) Python
5 8 (25.81%) ZigBee
6 7 (22.58%) Android
6 7 (22.58%) Apple iOS
6 7 (22.58%) C++
6 7 (22.58%) Wireless
6 7 (22.58%) Electronics
7 6 (19.35%) 802.11
7 6 (19.35%) WPA2
7 6 (19.35%) DLNA
8 5 (16.13%) Windows
8 5 (16.13%) GPRS
8 5 (16.13%) GSM
9 4 (12.90%) Firmware
9 4 (12.90%) Embedded C++
9 4 (12.90%) WPA
9 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.90%) AppleScript
9 4 (12.90%) UPnP
9 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
9 4 (12.90%) Mac OS
9 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.68%) LTE
10 3 (9.68%) Dutch Language
10 3 (9.68%) 3G

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 14 (45.16%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
2 8 (25.81%) ZigBee
3 7 (22.58%) Wireless
4 6 (19.35%) 802.11
4 6 (19.35%) WPA2
4 6 (19.35%) DLNA
5 5 (16.13%) GPRS
5 5 (16.13%) GSM
6 4 (12.90%) WPA
6 4 (12.90%) UPnP
6 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
7 3 (9.68%) LTE
7 3 (9.68%) 3G
8 2 (6.45%) WLAN
8 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
8 2 (6.45%) Internet
8 2 (6.45%) 2G
9 1 (3.23%) 4G
9 1 (3.23%) SHDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) GitLab
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Android Studio
1 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (22.58%) Electronics
2 3 (9.68%) Dutch Language
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Software Tester
3 4 (12.90%) Tester
4 3 (9.68%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Project Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Principle Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) iOS SDK
1 1 (3.23%) Xamarin.iOS
1 1 (3.23%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.23%) Social Media
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.23%) STB
2 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Android
1 7 (22.58%) Apple iOS
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) Mac OS
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
3 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.45%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.23%) Kanban
5 1 (3.23%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.23%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.23%) Android Development
5 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.23%) Validation
5 1 (3.23%) OO
5 1 (3.23%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) C
2 10 (32.26%) Embedded C
3 8 (25.81%) Python
4 7 (22.58%) C++
5 4 (12.90%) Embedded C++
5 4 (12.90%) AppleScript
6 2 (6.45%) C#
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.23%) Java
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) SQL
7 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) PMP
1 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) EMC
2 1 (3.23%) Twitter
2 1 (3.23%) Xamarin
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