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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bluetooth
Rank 397 387 383
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 9 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.040% 0.069% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.57% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 0
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£355 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.75 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +0.66%
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
2944 2783 3076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.15% 11.92% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1873 1829 1911
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 84 135
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -13.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

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 28 April 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 12 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
2 10 (47.62%) Degree
3 8 (38.10%) iOS Development
4 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 6 (28.57%) Android
4 6 (28.57%) RESTful
4 6 (28.57%) STB
4 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 6 (28.57%) C++
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) OO
4 6 (28.57%) Python
4 6 (28.57%) MySQL
4 6 (28.57%) HTTP
4 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 5 (23.81%) Apple
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Google
5 5 (23.81%) Memory Management
5 5 (23.81%) Android Development
5 5 (23.81%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (23.81%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (9.52%) ISEB
7 2 (9.52%) Retail
7 2 (9.52%) Test Automation

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (28.57%) HTTP
1 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.76%) NFC
2 1 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (4.76%) iBeacon
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) 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%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Dutch Language
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Android Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Android Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (9.52%) iOS SDK
2 2 (9.52%) Django
2 2 (9.52%) RoboGuice
3 1 (4.76%) Android SDK
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 6 (28.57%) STB
2 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (23.81%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) iOS Development
2 6 (28.57%) OO
2 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 5 (23.81%) Memory Management
3 5 (23.81%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Android Development
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.76%) System Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
1 6 (28.57%) Python
1 6 (28.57%) Objective-C
1 6 (28.57%) C++
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
3 1 (4.76%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Apple
1 5 (23.81%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Twitter
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £43 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago