The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank 528 535 536
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 25 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.030% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.22% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £271 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 £320
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 12
Average hourly rate £34.75 £31.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.09% -27.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £30.20 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £32.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £30.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+13.93% -32.22%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6901 6383 8288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.98% 13.70% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3751 3411 3764
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 422 653
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Bluetooth
UK

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 1 August 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
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 1 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
East of England -10 9 £375 +31.57% 12
London +7 7 £475 +18.75% 1
South East -7 4 £350 +16.66% 4
South West - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £200 -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Bluetooth
UK

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 21 (38.18%) Android
2 18 (32.73%) Wireless
3 16 (29.09%) C
3 16 (29.09%) ZigBee
4 13 (23.64%) Mobile App
4 13 (23.64%) Android Development
4 13 (23.64%) GSM
5 12 (21.82%) NFC
5 12 (21.82%) Apple iOS
6 11 (20.00%) 3G
6 11 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
7 10 (18.18%) Windows
7 10 (18.18%) Electronics
8 9 (16.36%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
8 9 (16.36%) Java
9 8 (14.55%) C++
9 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
9 8 (14.55%) Gradle
10 7 (12.73%) iOS Development
10 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
10 7 (12.73%) Embedded C
10 7 (12.73%) Device Driver
11 6 (10.91%) Objective-C
11 6 (10.91%) TDD
11 6 (10.91%) Firmware
11 6 (10.91%) Linux
11 6 (10.91%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (10.91%) LTE
12 5 (9.09%) HTML5

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (3.64%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) Wireless
2 16 (29.09%) ZigBee
3 13 (23.64%) GSM
4 12 (21.82%) NFC
5 11 (20.00%) 3G
6 9 (16.36%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (10.91%) LTE
8 5 (9.09%) 2G
9 4 (7.27%) GPRS
10 3 (5.45%) Internet
10 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
11 2 (3.64%) TETRA
11 2 (3.64%) VDSL
11 2 (3.64%) ADSL
11 2 (3.64%) CDMA
11 2 (3.64%) SMS
11 2 (3.64%) UMTS
11 2 (3.64%) WCDMA
12 1 (1.82%) 4G
12 1 (1.82%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
1 2 (3.64%) SQLite
2 1 (1.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Gradle
2 5 (9.09%) JUnit
3 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.64%) GDB
6 1 (1.82%) PVCS
6 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.82%) Subversion
6 1 (1.82%) Xcode
General
1 10 (18.18%) Electronics
2 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.45%) Dutch Language
4 2 (3.64%) Law
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) French Language
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) Finance
5 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) Android Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Lead Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Project Leader
5 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) EMC Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (1.82%) iOS Developer
7 1 (1.82%) UI Programmer
7 1 (1.82%) Creative Technologist
7 1 (1.82%) UI Developer
7 1 (1.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) HTML5
1 5 (9.09%) jQuery
1 5 (9.09%) HTML
1 5 (9.09%) CSS
1 5 (9.09%) Ajax
1 5 (9.09%) Spring
1 5 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.64%) Android SDK
3 1 (1.82%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.82%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (1.82%) Core Animation
3 1 (1.82%) Xamarin.iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Dalvik
3 1 (1.82%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) Flash
3 1 (1.82%) JSON
3 1 (1.82%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.73%) Device Driver
3 6 (10.91%) Firmware
3 6 (10.91%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (9.09%) Arduino
5 4 (7.27%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.64%) Animation
6 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.64%) Internet of Things
6 2 (3.64%) Open Source
7 1 (1.82%) Kindle
7 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.82%) Xbox
7 1 (1.82%) EMV
7 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.82%) Blog
7 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Android
2 12 (21.82%) Apple iOS
3 10 (18.18%) Windows
4 6 (10.91%) Linux
5 4 (7.27%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Android Development
2 11 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
4 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.73%) iOS Development
6 6 (10.91%) TDD
7 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.27%) Project Management
8 3 (5.45%) Analytics
8 3 (5.45%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (5.45%) Scrum
8 3 (5.45%) Validation
9 2 (3.64%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.64%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Document Management
9 2 (3.64%) OO
9 2 (3.64%) ITIL
9 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) C
2 9 (16.36%) Java
3 8 (14.55%) C++
4 7 (12.73%) Embedded C
5 6 (10.91%) Objective-C
6 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.45%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.64%) Python
9 1 (1.82%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.82%) SQL
9 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.82%) VBA
9 1 (1.82%) C#
9 1 (1.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) PMP
1 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.64%) JTAG
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Apple
3 4 (7.27%) EMC
4 2 (3.64%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) Twitter
5 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
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