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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bluetooth
Rank 375 381 376
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.014% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.12% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
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£280 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 -
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
2712 2506 2742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.20% 11.80% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1729 1583 1697
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 78 133
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -19.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.24 £104.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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
City of London +14 1 £475 +5.55% 3
Bluetooth
England

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (42.86%) STB
1 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 6 (42.86%) C++
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
1 6 (42.86%) OO
1 6 (42.86%) Python
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 6 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 4 (28.57%) Android Development
2 4 (28.57%) Android
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
4 2 (14.29%) iOS SDK
4 2 (14.29%) Gradle
4 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 2 (14.29%) Android Studio
4 2 (14.29%) RoboGuice
4 2 (14.29%) Robolectric
4 2 (14.29%) ISEB
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Django
4 2 (14.29%) SQLite
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 6 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) NFC
2 1 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Gradle
1 2 (14.29%) Android Studio
1 2 (14.29%) Robolectric
2 1 (7.14%) Appium
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Android Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) iOS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Django
1 2 (14.29%) iOS SDK
1 2 (14.29%) RoboGuice
2 1 (7.14%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) STB
1 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Android
3 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 6 (42.86%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) Android Development
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) Python
1 6 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Twitter