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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bluetooth
Rank 394 392 398
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 17 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.062% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.47% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 1
Average daily rate £450 £280 £630
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £265 -
% change year-on-year
+79.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.66 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £43.25 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+15.60% +53.09%
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
2695 2772 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.74% 13.31% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1756 1824 1716
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 78 75
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.52% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £30.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bluetooth across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Bluetooth Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +38 1 - -
Bluetooth
England

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (74.07%) Wi-Fi
2 17 (62.96%) C++
3 16 (59.26%) C
3 16 (59.26%) Python
4 15 (55.56%) ZigBee
5 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (51.85%) HTML
5 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
5 14 (51.85%) CSS
5 14 (51.85%) HTTP
5 14 (51.85%) Internet
6 13 (48.15%) 802.15
6 13 (48.15%) X.509
6 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
6 13 (48.15%) SSL
6 13 (48.15%) Perl
6 13 (48.15%) Ajax
6 13 (48.15%) Bash Shell
6 13 (48.15%) REST
6 13 (48.15%) AngularJS
6 13 (48.15%) JSON
6 13 (48.15%) 802.1X
7 11 (40.74%) Internet of Things
8 10 (37.04%) High Availability
9 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (18.52%) EMC
11 4 (14.81%) Degree
11 4 (14.81%) STB
11 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
11 4 (14.81%) Relational Database

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) Wi-Fi
2 15 (55.56%) ZigBee
3 14 (51.85%) HTTP
3 14 (51.85%) Internet
4 13 (48.15%) 802.15
4 13 (48.15%) SSL
4 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
4 13 (48.15%) X.509
5 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.41%) RS-232
6 1 (3.70%) NFC
6 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) Python Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Compliance Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Compliance Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Hardware Tester
6 1 (3.70%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Principal Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) CSS
1 14 (51.85%) HTML
2 13 (48.15%) 802.1X
2 13 (48.15%) Ajax
2 13 (48.15%) AngularJS
2 13 (48.15%) JSON
2 13 (48.15%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) Android SDK
3 1 (3.70%) Google Maps API
3 1 (3.70%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Internet of Things
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) STB
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Android
1 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) High Availability
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Android Development
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.70%) Kanban
5 1 (3.70%) Market Research
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Development
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.70%) System Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) C++
2 16 (59.26%) C
2 16 (59.26%) Python
3 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
4 13 (48.15%) Bash Shell
4 13 (48.15%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) EMC
2 2 (7.41%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Apple
3 1 (3.70%) i2