The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank 570 491 559
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +68
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 20 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.028% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 6
Average daily rate £488 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £350 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £365 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £258
% change year-on-year
- +35.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -15.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £30.30 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £36.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Bluetooth
UK

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -12 13 £488 - 3
East of England -23 4 - - 20
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North East - - - -
South East - - - -
Bluetooth
UK

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (38.71%) Apple iOS
2 11 (35.48%) iOS Development
2 11 (35.48%) NFC
3 9 (29.03%) Android
4 8 (25.81%) Wireless
5 7 (22.58%) Java
6 6 (19.35%) Firmware
6 6 (19.35%) Android Development
6 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
6 6 (19.35%) Objective-C
6 6 (19.35%) TDD
7 5 (16.13%) ZigBee
7 5 (16.13%) Spring
7 5 (16.13%) Ajax
7 5 (16.13%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (16.13%) Arduino
7 5 (16.13%) jQuery
7 5 (16.13%) HTML5
7 5 (16.13%) HTML
7 5 (16.13%) CSS
7 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
7 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.13%) C
7 5 (16.13%) JUnit
8 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.90%) GSM
8 4 (12.90%) Electronics
8 4 (12.90%) Mobile Commerce
8 4 (12.90%) Mobile Payment

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (16.13%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) NFC
2 8 (25.81%) Wireless
3 5 (16.13%) ZigBee
3 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (12.90%) GSM
5 3 (9.68%) 3G
6 2 (6.45%) TETRA
7 1 (3.23%) DLNA
7 1 (3.23%) LTE
7 1 (3.23%) VDSL
7 1 (3.23%) RTSP
7 1 (3.23%) ADSL
7 1 (3.23%) Broadband
7 1 (3.23%) CDMA
7 1 (3.23%) SMS
7 1 (3.23%) UMTS
7 1 (3.23%) WCDMA
7 1 (3.23%) FTP
7 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQLite
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) JUnit
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) GDB
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Xcode
3 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.23%) PVCS
3 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (12.90%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Law
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) iOS Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Android Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Lead Developer
4 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) EMC Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Firmware Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Creative Technologist
5 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Spring
1 5 (16.13%) Ajax
1 5 (16.13%) jQuery
1 5 (16.13%) HTML5
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
1 5 (16.13%) CSS
1 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.23%) Core Animation
2 1 (3.23%) Android SDK
2 1 (3.23%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (3.23%) iOS SDK
2 1 (3.23%) JSON
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) Cocoa
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Firmware
1 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
2 5 (16.13%) Arduino
3 4 (12.90%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (9.68%) Smart Meter
4 3 (9.68%) Device Driver
5 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
5 2 (6.45%) Animation
6 1 (3.23%) iPad
6 1 (3.23%) Open Source
6 1 (3.23%) Xbox
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.23%) Blog
6 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.23%) Handset
6 1 (3.23%) Streaming Video
6 1 (3.23%) EMV
6 1 (3.23%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Apple iOS
2 9 (29.03%) Android
3 3 (9.68%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) iOS Development
2 6 (19.35%) Android Development
2 6 (19.35%) TDD
3 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.90%) Mobile Commerce
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Validation
5 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Document Management
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Time Management
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) Objective-C
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) C
4 2 (6.45%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.23%) XAML
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) JTAG
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Afaria
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) EMC
3 1 (3.23%) Twitter
3 1 (3.23%) Apple