The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bluetooth
England / South East
Rank 225 259 265
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +6
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 16 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.034% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £388 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £500 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £500 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £475 £270
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +75.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £52.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.52%

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1556 1796 2013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.22% 20.47% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 997 962
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 88 115
Median hourly rate £21.50 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £17.24 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.95 £53.18 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Bluetooth
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Bluetooth Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Bluetooth
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bluetooth across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Bluetooth Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Bluetooth
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Bluetooth
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bluetooth across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Bluetooth
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire - 11 £435 - 1
Berkshire +21 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £300 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Bluetooth
England

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 11 (47.83%) WLAN
1 11 (47.83%) NFC
2 9 (39.13%) RFID
3 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Android
4 7 (30.43%) Android Development
5 6 (26.09%) LTE
6 5 (21.74%) C
7 4 (17.39%) C#
7 4 (17.39%) C++
7 4 (17.39%) Citrix
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 4 (17.39%) Electronics
7 4 (17.39%) Xamarin
7 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
7 4 (17.39%) Mobile Development
7 4 (17.39%) DevOps
7 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
8 3 (13.04%) Google Play
8 3 (13.04%) 5G
8 3 (13.04%) 802.1X
8 3 (13.04%) iOS Development
8 3 (13.04%) Android Studio
8 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
8 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
8 3 (13.04%) Gradle
8 3 (13.04%) Google
8 3 (13.04%) Release Management
8 3 (13.04%) Computer Science

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) NFC
1 11 (47.83%) WLAN
2 9 (39.13%) RFID
3 6 (26.09%) LTE
4 3 (13.04%) 2G
4 3 (13.04%) 3G
4 3 (13.04%) 5G
4 3 (13.04%) 802.15
4 3 (13.04%) Wireless
4 3 (13.04%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Android Studio
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Gradle
General
1 4 (17.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Test Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Android Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Radio Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Electronics Test Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Embedded Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) 802.1X
2 3 (13.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Android
2 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Android Development
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps
3 4 (17.39%) Mobile Development
4 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) iOS Development
4 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Release Management
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C
2 4 (17.39%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded C
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Citrix
1 4 (17.39%) Xamarin
2 3 (13.04%) Google