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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bluetooth
Rank 548 518 513
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -5
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 31 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.073% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.56% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 4
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£338 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 5
Average hourly rate £40.25 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £18.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
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
7340 6294 6237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.12% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4153 3478 3165
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 360 527
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
London -18 10 £355 -29.00% 2
East Midlands -4 7 £463 +131.25%
South East -11 6 £315 -10.00% 3
East of England +6 5 £338 -32.50% 3
South West +7 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 3
Bluetooth
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Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 27 (47.37%) C++
2 18 (31.58%) Software Engineering
3 17 (29.82%) C
3 17 (29.82%) Linux
4 14 (24.56%) OO
4 14 (24.56%) Apple iOS
4 14 (24.56%) Mobile App
5 13 (22.81%) RESTful
5 13 (22.81%) Doxygen
5 13 (22.81%) Google
6 12 (21.05%) Degree
6 12 (21.05%) ZigBee
6 12 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (19.30%) Windows
7 11 (19.30%) iOS Development
8 10 (17.54%) Android
9 9 (15.79%) GSM
10 8 (14.04%) UNIX
10 8 (14.04%) Objective-C
10 8 (14.04%) Android Development
11 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
11 7 (12.28%) Embedded C
11 7 (12.28%) SQLite
11 7 (12.28%) Software Packaging
11 7 (12.28%) Qt
11 7 (12.28%) QML
11 7 (12.28%) GoogleTest
12 6 (10.53%) Test Scripting
12 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
12 6 (10.53%) HTTP

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Doxygen
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) ZigBee
1 12 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (15.79%) GSM
3 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.53%) HTTP
4 6 (10.53%) Wireless
5 4 (7.02%) Ethernet
6 3 (5.26%) Internet
7 2 (3.51%) LTE
8 1 (1.75%) 2G
8 1 (1.75%) GPRS
8 1 (1.75%) UMTS
8 1 (1.75%) 3G
8 1 (1.75%) 802.11
8 1 (1.75%) 4G
8 1 (1.75%) NFC
8 1 (1.75%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQLite
2 6 (10.53%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) GoogleTest
2 3 (5.26%) Android Studio
3 2 (3.51%) Robolectric
3 2 (3.51%) Gradle
4 1 (1.75%) NUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.75%) MonkeyTalk
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.75%) Maven
4 1 (1.75%) Appium
General
1 3 (5.26%) Electronics
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Automotive
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) Software Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) C++ Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Android Developer
4 7 (12.28%) iOS Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Tester
5 5 (8.77%) Programmer
6 4 (7.02%) Qt Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.51%) C++ Applications Developer
8 2 (3.51%) C Developer
8 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Mobile Tester
8 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.51%) QA Tester
9 1 (1.75%) Test Development Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) RESTful
2 7 (12.28%) Software Packaging
2 7 (12.28%) Qt
2 7 (12.28%) QML
3 2 (3.51%) RoboGuice
3 2 (3.51%) Django
3 2 (3.51%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
4 1 (1.75%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.75%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.75%) WinRT
4 1 (1.75%) HTML5
4 1 (1.75%) JNI
4 1 (1.75%) JSON
4 1 (1.75%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.53%) STB
3 5 (8.77%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (8.77%) Raspberry Pi
3 5 (8.77%) BeagleBone
4 4 (7.02%) Smart Meter
5 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.51%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.75%) Social Media
7 1 (1.75%) Physics
7 1 (1.75%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Linux
2 14 (24.56%) Apple iOS
3 11 (19.30%) Windows
4 10 (17.54%) Android
5 8 (14.04%) UNIX
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Software Engineering
2 14 (24.56%) OO
3 11 (19.30%) iOS Development
4 8 (14.04%) Android Development
5 6 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.77%) Memory Management
6 5 (8.77%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Mobile Development
9 2 (3.51%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.51%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (3.51%) CRM
9 2 (3.51%) Validation
9 2 (3.51%) TDD
10 1 (1.75%) Mobile Commerce
10 1 (1.75%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.75%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) C++
2 17 (29.82%) C
3 8 (14.04%) Objective-C
4 7 (12.28%) Embedded C
5 6 (10.53%) Python
5 6 (10.53%) SQL
6 5 (8.77%) Java
7 4 (7.02%) C#
8 2 (3.51%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.75%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.51%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Google
2 5 (8.77%) Apple
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Perforce
4 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.75%) Twitter
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