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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bluetooth
Rank 417 396 408
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 7 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.070% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.57% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 3
Average daily rate
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- £488 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £368 £285
% change year-on-year
+25.85% +28.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £40.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+8.02% +20.00%
Bluetooth
England

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
3094 2790 2859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.26% 12.17% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1990 1790 1776
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 85 123
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Bluetooth
England

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 10 (47.62%) Mobile App
3 8 (38.10%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (38.10%) Apple iOS
3 8 (38.10%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (38.10%) C++
4 7 (33.33%) Python
5 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 6 (28.57%) Android
5 6 (28.57%) RESTful
5 6 (28.57%) iOS Development
6 5 (23.81%) Memory Management
6 5 (23.81%) Android Development
6 5 (23.81%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (23.81%) Google
6 5 (23.81%) Objective-C
6 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 5 (23.81%) Apple
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) OO
7 4 (19.05%) HTTP
7 4 (19.05%) C
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) MySQL
7 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) STB
7 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
8 3 (14.29%) Erlang
8 3 (14.29%) Panasonic
8 3 (14.29%) Ruby

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) HTTP
4 3 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (4.76%) ZigBee
5 1 (4.76%) NFC
5 1 (4.76%) iBeacon
5 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Gradle
1 2 (9.52%) Android Studio
1 2 (9.52%) Robolectric
2 1 (4.76%) Appium
2 1 (4.76%) NUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.76%) MonkeyTalk
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Dutch Language
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Programmer
3 5 (23.81%) Android Developer
3 5 (23.81%) iOS Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Electrical Design Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Systems Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Electrical Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Android Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth Developer
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (9.52%) Django
2 2 (9.52%) RoboGuice
3 1 (4.76%) iOS SDK
3 1 (4.76%) Android SDK
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Mobile App
2 8 (38.10%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (19.05%) STB
5 3 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (14.29%) VHDL
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Apple iOS
2 6 (28.57%) Android
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) iOS Development
2 5 (23.81%) Memory Management
2 5 (23.81%) Mobile Application Development
2 5 (23.81%) Android Development
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
3 4 (19.05%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) CAD
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.76%) System Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
6 1 (4.76%) Release Management
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C++
2 7 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (23.81%) Objective-C
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) C
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) Assembly Language
5 3 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 3 (14.29%) Ruby
5 3 (14.29%) Erlang
6 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Apple
1 5 (23.81%) Google
2 3 (14.29%) Panasonic
2 3 (14.29%) Motorola
2 3 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft