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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank 560 540 527
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -13
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 19 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.025% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.18% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £271 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £410 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 £260
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 13
Average hourly rate £42.25 £34.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.46% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £31.70 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.45 £37.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £34.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+22.46% -23.33%
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
7287 6633 8388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.55% 13.66% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3987 3673 3880
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 387 659
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 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
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 20 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 -12 9 £375 +31.57% 12
London +15 5 £463 +15.62% 1
South East -3 1 - - 4
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Bluetooth
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Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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 19 (34.55%) Wireless
1 19 (34.55%) Android
2 18 (32.73%) ZigBee
2 18 (32.73%) C
3 14 (25.45%) GSM
4 13 (23.64%) Mobile App
4 13 (23.64%) Android Development
5 12 (21.82%) Apple iOS
5 12 (21.82%) 3G
6 11 (20.00%) NFC
6 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 10 (18.18%) Electronics
7 10 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (18.18%) Mobile Commerce
7 10 (18.18%) Windows
7 10 (18.18%) C++
8 9 (16.36%) Embedded C
9 8 (14.55%) Java
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%) 2G
10 7 (12.73%) Device Driver
11 6 (10.91%) Objective-C
11 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
11 6 (10.91%) TDD
11 6 (10.91%) Firmware
11 6 (10.91%) Linux
12 5 (9.09%) JavaScript

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 19 (34.55%) Wireless
2 18 (32.73%) ZigBee
3 14 (25.45%) GSM
4 12 (21.82%) 3G
5 11 (20.00%) NFC
6 10 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (12.73%) 2G
8 5 (9.09%) LTE
9 4 (7.27%) GPRS
10 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
10 3 (5.45%) Internet
11 2 (3.64%) ADSL
11 2 (3.64%) TETRA
11 2 (3.64%) VDSL
12 1 (1.82%) WiMAX
12 1 (1.82%) RTSP
12 1 (1.82%) SHDSL
12 1 (1.82%) 4G
12 1 (1.82%) DLNA
12 1 (1.82%) iBeacon
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 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.82%) Xcode
5 1 (1.82%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) GDB
5 1 (1.82%) PVCS
5 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (18.18%) Electronics
2 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.45%) Dutch Language
4 2 (3.64%) Law
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) French Language
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 7 (12.73%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Project Leader
5 3 (5.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.64%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) EMC Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (1.82%) UI Developer
7 1 (1.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Technical Project Leader
7 1 (1.82%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) CSS
1 5 (9.09%) HTML
1 5 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 5 (9.09%) Spring
1 5 (9.09%) Ajax
1 5 (9.09%) jQuery
1 5 (9.09%) HTML5
2 2 (3.64%) Android SDK
3 1 (1.82%) Dalvik
3 1 (1.82%) Xamarin.iOS
3 1 (1.82%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.82%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (1.82%) Core Animation
3 1 (1.82%) JSON
3 1 (1.82%) Cocoa
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) Flash
3 1 (1.82%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.73%) Device Driver
3 6 (10.91%) Firmware
4 5 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (9.09%) Arduino
5 4 (7.27%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.64%) Open Source
6 2 (3.64%) Internet of Things
6 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.64%) Animation
7 1 (1.82%) Blog
7 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.82%) Streaming Video
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%) Xbox
7 1 (1.82%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Android
2 12 (21.82%) Apple iOS
3 10 (18.18%) Windows
4 6 (10.91%) Linux
5 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.27%) Embedded Linux
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%) Software Engineering
3 10 (18.18%) Mobile Commerce
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%) Validation
8 3 (5.45%) Scrum
8 3 (5.45%) Analytics
8 3 (5.45%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (3.64%) Document Management
9 2 (3.64%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.64%) ITIL
9 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.64%) OO
9 2 (3.64%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) C
2 10 (18.18%) C++
3 9 (16.36%) Embedded C
4 8 (14.55%) Java
5 6 (10.91%) Objective-C
6 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.09%) Embedded C++
7 3 (5.45%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) C#
8 1 (1.82%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.82%) XAML
8 1 (1.82%) SQL
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) PMP
1 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) EMC
2 4 (7.27%) Apple
3 2 (3.64%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) Twitter
4 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
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