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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bluetooth
Rank 571 561 559
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 18 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.032% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £285
% change year-on-year
- +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% +22.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £40.05 £31.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £44.45 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £42.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+12.42% +22.46%
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
7469 7473 6574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.05% 14.85% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4319 4117 3641
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 409 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
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 28 August 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
South East -12 8 - -
London +21 5 £500 +25.00% 4
East Midlands - 3 - -
East of England -4 2 - - 3
Bluetooth
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Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (37.25%) C++
2 16 (31.37%) ZigBee
2 16 (31.37%) RESTful
3 15 (29.41%) Degree
3 15 (29.41%) Windows
4 14 (27.45%) Mobile App
5 12 (23.53%) Apple iOS
5 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 12 (23.53%) C
6 11 (21.57%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (19.61%) Qt
8 9 (17.65%) Android
9 8 (15.69%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (15.69%) Automotive
9 8 (15.69%) Wireless
9 8 (15.69%) iOS Development
10 7 (13.73%) SDLC
10 7 (13.73%) QML
11 6 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (11.76%) Smart Meter
11 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
11 6 (11.76%) Doxygen
11 6 (11.76%) Google
11 6 (11.76%) Objective-C
11 6 (11.76%) Automated Testing
11 6 (11.76%) Electronics
12 5 (9.80%) Linux
12 5 (9.80%) Apple
12 5 (9.80%) Physics
12 5 (9.80%) V-Model

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (11.76%) Doxygen
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) ZigBee
2 11 (21.57%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (15.69%) Wireless
4 3 (5.88%) NFC
4 3 (5.88%) LTE
4 3 (5.88%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.92%) Internet
6 1 (1.96%) 3G
6 1 (1.96%) 802.11
6 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) 4G
6 1 (1.96%) iBeacon
6 1 (1.96%) 2G
6 1 (1.96%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.96%) MonkeyTalk
2 1 (1.96%) Android Studio
2 1 (1.96%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.96%) NUnit
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 8 (15.69%) Automotive
2 6 (11.76%) Electronics
3 4 (7.84%) Finance
4 1 (1.96%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Software Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Programmer
4 7 (13.73%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) C++ Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Android Developer
5 5 (9.80%) iOS Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Qt Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Electrical Design Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Automated Test Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Electrical Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Programmer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Programmer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Systems Programmer
8 2 (3.92%) C++ Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) RESTful
2 10 (19.61%) Qt
3 7 (13.73%) QML
4 3 (5.88%) Middleware
5 2 (3.92%) Akka
5 2 (3.92%) Apache Camel
5 2 (3.92%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.96%) JSON
6 1 (1.96%) REST
6 1 (1.96%) HTML
6 1 (1.96%) .NET
6 1 (1.96%) SOAP
6 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Mobile App
2 8 (15.69%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.76%) Smart Meter
4 5 (9.80%) Physics
5 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.88%) VHDL
5 3 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.92%) Internet of Things
6 2 (3.92%) User Experience
7 1 (1.96%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Apple iOS
3 9 (17.65%) Android
4 5 (9.80%) Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.96%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 8 (15.69%) iOS Development
3 7 (13.73%) SDLC
4 6 (11.76%) Automated Testing
4 6 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (9.80%) Memory Management
5 5 (9.80%) V-Model
5 5 (9.80%) Android Development
5 5 (9.80%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (7.84%) Mobile Development
6 4 (7.84%) Supplier Management
7 3 (5.88%) CAD
7 3 (5.88%) Scrum
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (3.92%) BDD
8 2 (3.92%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.92%) Validation
8 2 (3.92%) TDD
8 2 (3.92%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) C++
2 12 (23.53%) C
3 6 (11.76%) Objective-C
4 4 (7.84%) Embedded C
5 3 (5.88%) Ruby
5 3 (5.88%) Erlang
5 3 (5.88%) Scala
5 3 (5.88%) Assembly Language
5 3 (5.88%) MATLAB
5 3 (5.88%) Python
6 2 (3.92%) Embedded C++
6 2 (3.92%) C#
6 2 (3.92%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Google
2 5 (9.80%) Apple
3 3 (5.88%) Panasonic
3 3 (5.88%) Motorola
3 3 (5.88%) Nokia
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Perforce
5 1 (1.96%) Intel
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