The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bluetooth
North West / Manchester
Rank 94 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 1 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.072% 0.57% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 3.89% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £500 £475 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +80.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £270
% change year-on-year
- +57.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £45.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +4.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
229 283 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.43% 14.57% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 144 69
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -18.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Bluetooth as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Bluetooth
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Bluetooth Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Bluetooth
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bluetooth also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) NFC
2 1 (50.00%) Google Maps API
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (50.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) Material Design
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Windows CE

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) NFC
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Android Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Google Maps API
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Material Design
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CAN bus
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin