The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bluetooth
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Bluetooth
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 79 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.23% 15.37% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 56 11
Average daily rate £300 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £535 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £28.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.85% -3.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £19.30 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £33.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bluetooth across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire