The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bluetooth
Rank 159 172 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.028% 0.045% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
534 595 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.14% 13.29% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 342 277
Median daily rate £415 £400 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 68 52
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.33 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Bluetooth
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Bluetooth Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Bluetooth
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Bluetooth
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -12 1 - -
Bluetooth
England

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) NFC
2 1 (50.00%) Google Maps API
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Video Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
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%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) NFC
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Product Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Google Maps API
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin