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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bluetooth
UK / England
Rank 524 544 548
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 43 60 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.90% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 21
Median daily rate £413 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £285 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £475 £265
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +79.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 2
Median hourly rate £37.25 £45.00 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.22% +4.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £42.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £43.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £45.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
-17.22% +4.04%

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
6183 6703 6864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.15% 14.41% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3807 3945 3944
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 305 347 387
Median hourly rate £26.58 £27.05 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +20.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 2017.

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 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +19 13 £300 -40.00% 2
East of England -1 9 £325 - 7
East Midlands +13 7 £438 +2.94%
London -9 6 - -
West Midlands +3 4 - - 1
South West +14 3 £328 - 1
North West +16 1 £500 +5.26% 2
Bluetooth
UK

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 20 (28.57%) C
1 20 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 20 (28.57%) Android
2 19 (27.14%) ZigBee
2 19 (27.14%) Embedded C
3 14 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 13 (18.57%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.14%) C++
5 12 (17.14%) Android Development
6 11 (15.71%) C#
6 11 (15.71%) Python
6 11 (15.71%) RFID
7 9 (12.86%) Firmware
8 8 (11.43%) Wireless
8 8 (11.43%) NFC
8 8 (11.43%) LTE
8 8 (11.43%) Mobile App
9 7 (10.00%) Mobile Development
9 7 (10.00%) EMC
9 7 (10.00%) Java
10 6 (8.57%) WLAN
10 6 (8.57%) Electronics
10 6 (8.57%) Degree
10 6 (8.57%) iOS Development
11 5 (7.14%) DevOps
11 5 (7.14%) Internet of Things
11 5 (7.14%) Qt
11 5 (7.14%) QML
11 5 (7.14%) Xamarin

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.71%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.43%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.43%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Google Play
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.14%) ZigBee
2 13 (18.57%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (15.71%) RFID
4 8 (11.43%) LTE
4 8 (11.43%) NFC
4 8 (11.43%) Wireless
5 6 (8.57%) WLAN
6 5 (7.14%) Internet
7 4 (5.71%) 802.15
7 4 (5.71%) Network Security
7 4 (5.71%) PSTN
7 4 (5.71%) Skype
7 4 (5.71%) VoIP
8 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.43%) 3G
9 1 (1.43%) HTTP
9 1 (1.43%) RS-232
9 1 (1.43%) SSL
9 1 (1.43%) VPN
9 1 (1.43%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQLite
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Android Studio
1 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.86%) Artifactory
2 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.86%) Gradle
2 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) GCC
3 1 (1.43%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.43%) Xcode
General
1 6 (8.57%) Electronics
2 4 (5.71%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Automotive
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 12 (17.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (15.71%) Android Developer
6 10 (14.29%) Test Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) Radio Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Bluetooth Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) C++ Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Electronics Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Embedded C Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Embedded Developer
9 3 (4.29%) iOS Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Tester
9 3 (4.29%) UI Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Bluetooth Developer
10 2 (2.86%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) QML
1 5 (7.14%) Qt
2 4 (5.71%) .NET
2 4 (5.71%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.71%) JSON
2 4 (5.71%) Middleware
2 4 (5.71%) Web Services
3 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.29%) CSS
3 3 (4.29%) HTML
4 2 (2.86%) Material Design
4 2 (2.86%) REST
4 2 (2.86%) RESTful
4 2 (2.86%) XML
5 1 (1.43%) Ajax
5 1 (1.43%) CSS3
5 1 (1.43%) Google Maps API
5 1 (1.43%) HTML5
5 1 (1.43%) J2EE
5 1 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.14%) Internet of Things
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.86%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.43%) BYOD
5 1 (1.43%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.43%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.43%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.43%) iPhone
5 1 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Android
2 14 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.14%) Windows
4 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.29%) Linux
6 1 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.43%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.14%) Android Development
4 7 (10.00%) Mobile Development
5 6 (8.57%) iOS Development
6 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.14%) DevOps
7 4 (5.71%) Application Packaging
7 4 (5.71%) Fault Analysis
7 4 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.71%) Scrum
8 3 (4.29%) Computer Security
8 3 (4.29%) Prototyping
9 2 (2.86%) API Design
9 2 (2.86%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (2.86%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (2.86%) OO
9 2 (2.86%) OOD
9 2 (2.86%) Regression Testing
9 2 (2.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) C
2 19 (27.14%) Embedded C
3 12 (17.14%) C++
4 11 (15.71%) C#
4 11 (15.71%) Python
5 7 (10.00%) Java
6 4 (5.71%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.29%) Apple Swift
7 3 (4.29%) Embedded C++
7 3 (4.29%) VB
7 3 (4.29%) VBScript
8 2 (2.86%) Dart
8 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.43%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.43%) Perl
9 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) HNC
2 2 (2.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.86%) MISRA
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Firmware
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) AirWatch
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (5.71%) SCCM
2 3 (4.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) EMC
2 5 (7.14%) Google
2 5 (7.14%) Xamarin
3 4 (5.71%) BT
3 4 (5.71%) Citrix
3 4 (5.71%) LANDesk
4 2 (2.86%) Apple
4 2 (2.86%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.43%) Facebook
5 1 (1.43%) Samsung