The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank 411 425 398
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 2 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.016% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.065% 0.13% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £420 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 £320
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £34.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+22.46% -23.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3093 3095 3570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 12.19% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1936 2002 2115
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 95 169
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in London

Bluetooth
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bluetooth across the London region.

Bluetooth Daily Rate Trend in London

Bluetooth
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bluetooth across the London region.

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Trend in London

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 16 (64.00%) Android
2 11 (44.00%) NFC
2 11 (44.00%) Android Development
2 11 (44.00%) Mobile App
3 10 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 10 (40.00%) Mobile Commerce
4 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (32.00%) Gradle
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) Java
6 6 (24.00%) TDD
7 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (20.00%) Spring
7 5 (20.00%) Objective-C
7 5 (20.00%) HTML5
7 5 (20.00%) Ajax
7 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (20.00%) HTML
7 5 (20.00%) JUnit
7 5 (20.00%) CSS
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) jQuery
7 5 (20.00%) Arduino
7 5 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (20.00%) iOS Development
7 5 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (12.00%) Analytics
8 3 (12.00%) Apple
8 3 (12.00%) Wireless

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) NFC
2 3 (12.00%) Wireless
3 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.00%) DLNA
4 1 (4.00%) iBeacon
4 1 (4.00%) VDSL
4 1 (4.00%) ADSL
4 1 (4.00%) Broadband
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Gradle
2 5 (20.00%) JUnit
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) PVCS
4 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.00%) Law
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Android Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Management Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) UI Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) Creative Technologist
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
1 5 (20.00%) CSS
1 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (20.00%) Spring
1 5 (20.00%) Ajax
1 5 (20.00%) jQuery
1 5 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) Xamarin.iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (4.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (4.00%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
2 5 (20.00%) Arduino
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.00%) Animation
4 1 (4.00%) Blog
4 1 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) Xbox
4 1 (4.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Android
2 10 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Phone
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Android Development
2 10 (40.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (24.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (12.00%) Analytics
6 3 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (8.00%) Document Management
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 1 (4.00%) OO
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) XAML
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Apple
3 2 (8.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Xamarin