The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - - 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £165 £350
% change year-on-year
+87.87% -52.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £38.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-8.55% +4.82%
Bluetooth
South Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.29% 17.73% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 15
Average daily rate £275 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Average hourly rate £37.60 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.11% -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bluetooth across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Bluetooth
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield