The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bluetooth
Rank 576 585 566
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 44 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.066% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.45% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 17
Median daily rate £463 £431 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -9.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £463 £360
% change year-on-year
- +28.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 6
Median hourly rate £38.25 £43.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.04% +6.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £43.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +8.02%
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
7907 7341 6528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.00% 14.66% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4879 4213 3538
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 432 366
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Bluetooth as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -1 16 £463 - 4
South West +11 9 £325 -
London -7 8 £413 +3.12% 1
East Midlands -6 6 £310 -32.97%
East of England +12 2 - - 6
West Midlands - 2 - -
North West -7 1 £330 - 1
Bluetooth
UK

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Bluetooth also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 24 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 21 (29.17%) C++
3 20 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
4 19 (26.39%) C
5 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (22.22%) Android
6 16 (22.22%) Python
7 15 (20.83%) ZigBee
7 15 (20.83%) RESTful
8 13 (18.06%) Android Development
9 12 (16.67%) Apple iOS
9 12 (16.67%) Windows
10 11 (15.28%) Wireless
10 11 (15.28%) Electronics
10 11 (15.28%) Degree
10 11 (15.28%) Google
11 10 (13.89%) Linux
12 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
12 9 (12.50%) Automated Testing
12 9 (12.50%) Release Management
12 9 (12.50%) NFC
12 9 (12.50%) Android Studio
12 9 (12.50%) Gradle
12 9 (12.50%) Google Play
13 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
13 8 (11.11%) Smart Meter
13 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (11.11%) SQL
14 7 (9.72%) WLAN
14 7 (9.72%) SQLite

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Doxygen
2 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) Google Play
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
2 15 (20.83%) ZigBee
3 11 (15.28%) Wireless
4 9 (12.50%) NFC
4 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.72%) WLAN
6 6 (8.33%) 3G
7 5 (6.94%) Firewall
7 5 (6.94%) Internet
7 5 (6.94%) VPN
8 4 (5.56%) 2G
8 4 (5.56%) 5G
8 4 (5.56%) HTTP
9 3 (4.17%) 802.15
9 3 (4.17%) Broadband
9 3 (4.17%) DNS
9 3 (4.17%) IPsec
9 3 (4.17%) IPv4
9 3 (4.17%) SSL
9 3 (4.17%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) SQLite
2 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Android Studio
1 9 (12.50%) Gradle
2 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.78%) Robot Framework
3 2 (2.78%) Selenium
3 2 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) Ant
4 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 11 (15.28%) Electronics
2 4 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Automotive
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (51.39%) Developer
2 13 (18.06%) Android Developer
3 11 (15.28%) Software Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) C++ Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Tester
7 5 (6.94%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Compliance Tester
7 5 (6.94%) Embedded Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) iOS Developer
8 4 (5.56%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Python Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Python Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Qt Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) RESTful
2 7 (9.72%) QML
2 7 (9.72%) Qt
3 6 (8.33%) 802.1X
4 5 (6.94%) Android SDK
5 4 (5.56%) CSS
5 4 (5.56%) HTML
6 3 (4.17%) Ajax
6 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.17%) JSON
6 3 (4.17%) REST
6 3 (4.17%) RSS
7 2 (2.78%) .NET
7 2 (2.78%) iOS SDK
7 2 (2.78%) Middleware
8 1 (1.39%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 8 (11.11%) Smart Meter
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.94%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.17%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.17%) STB
5 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.39%) Robotics
6 1 (1.39%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Android
2 12 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 12 (16.67%) Windows
3 10 (13.89%) Linux
4 2 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.06%) Android Development
4 9 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 9 (12.50%) Release Management
5 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.33%) TDD
7 5 (6.94%) iOS Development
8 4 (5.56%) Computer Forensics
8 4 (5.56%) Information Security
8 4 (5.56%) Scrum
8 4 (5.56%) System Testing
9 3 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (4.17%) ITIL
9 3 (4.17%) Network Optimisation
9 3 (4.17%) Service Management
9 3 (4.17%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.17%) Validation
10 2 (2.78%) Open Source
10 2 (2.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.17%) C++
2 19 (26.39%) C
3 16 (22.22%) Python
4 8 (11.11%) SQL
5 6 (8.33%) Embedded C
6 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.56%) C#
7 4 (5.56%) Java
7 4 (5.56%) Perl
8 3 (4.17%) Apple Swift
8 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.17%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.78%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.78%) Ruby
10 1 (1.39%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) MCITP
3 3 (4.17%) MCTS
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.78%) HNC
4 2 (2.78%) HND
5 1 (1.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Firmware
2 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Google
2 6 (8.33%) EMC
3 2 (2.78%) Apple
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.39%) Intel