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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bluetooth
Rank 544 548 501
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -47
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 28 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.032% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 11
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£278 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.57% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
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
7158 6166 6303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.04% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3946 3240 3148
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 389 538
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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
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 27 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 13 £305 -35.78% 3
East of England +7 5 £338 - 6
South East - 3 £326 - 12
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
Bluetooth
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Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (46.51%) C++
2 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
2 14 (32.56%) C
2 14 (32.56%) Linux
2 14 (32.56%) OO
3 11 (25.58%) Android
3 11 (25.58%) Apple iOS
3 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
4 10 (23.26%) Google
5 9 (20.93%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (18.60%) UNIX
6 8 (18.60%) GSM
6 8 (18.60%) Android Development
6 8 (18.60%) iOS Development
6 8 (18.60%) Degree
7 7 (16.28%) Software Packaging
7 7 (16.28%) GoogleTest
7 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
7 7 (16.28%) Doxygen
8 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.95%) STB
8 6 (13.95%) HTTP
8 6 (13.95%) Embedded C
8 6 (13.95%) MySQL
8 6 (13.95%) Python
8 6 (13.95%) Java
8 6 (13.95%) SQL
8 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
9 5 (11.63%) Raspberry Pi
9 5 (11.63%) BeagleBone

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (16.28%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (18.60%) GSM
3 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.95%) HTTP
5 3 (6.98%) Wireless
6 1 (2.33%) ZigBee
6 1 (2.33%) NFC
6 1 (2.33%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.33%) GPRS
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) LAN
6 1 (2.33%) UMTS
6 1 (2.33%) WLAN
6 1 (2.33%) WAN
6 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQLite
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) GoogleTest
2 4 (9.30%) Android Studio
3 2 (4.65%) Gradle
3 2 (4.65%) Robolectric
3 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.33%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.33%) NUnit
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) GitLab
4 1 (2.33%) Appium
General
1 4 (9.30%) Electronics
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Android Developer
4 5 (11.63%) iOS Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Programmer
7 2 (4.65%) C Developer
7 2 (4.65%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.33%) Test Development Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Software Packaging
2 2 (4.65%) Django
2 2 (4.65%) RESTful
2 2 (4.65%) iOS SDK
2 2 (4.65%) Android SDK
2 2 (4.65%) RoboGuice
3 1 (2.33%) PhoneGap
3 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (2.33%) WinRT
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.95%) STB
3 5 (11.63%) Raspberry Pi
3 5 (11.63%) BeagleBone
4 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
6 2 (4.65%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.33%) EMV
7 1 (2.33%) Social Media
7 1 (2.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Linux
2 11 (25.58%) Android
2 11 (25.58%) Apple iOS
3 8 (18.60%) UNIX
4 2 (4.65%) Windows
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) OO
1 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
2 8 (18.60%) Android Development
2 8 (18.60%) iOS Development
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
4 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.65%) Memory Management
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (4.65%) Multithreading
5 2 (4.65%) TDD
5 2 (4.65%) Validation
6 1 (2.33%) Coaching
6 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) B2B
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) C++
2 14 (32.56%) C
3 6 (13.95%) Java
3 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 6 (13.95%) Python
3 6 (13.95%) Embedded C
4 5 (11.63%) C#
4 5 (11.63%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Google
2 2 (4.65%) Apple
2 2 (4.65%) Perforce
3 1 (2.33%) Twitter
3 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
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