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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bluetooth
Rank 249 252 245
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 17 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.064% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 0.33% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Median daily rate £463 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.82% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+37.03% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1897 1843 1638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.71% 19.80% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1052 894 710
Median daily rate £375 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 105 99
Median hourly rate £35.50 £34.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +72.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.15 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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
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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 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
Hampshire +16 16 £463 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 3
Bluetooth
England

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
2 10 (43.48%) Android
3 9 (39.13%) Release Management
3 9 (39.13%) RESTful
3 9 (39.13%) Gradle
3 9 (39.13%) Android Development
3 9 (39.13%) Android Studio
3 9 (39.13%) Google Play
3 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Google
4 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
5 7 (30.43%) Electronics
6 6 (26.09%) Wireless
6 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) WLAN
6 6 (26.09%) NFC
7 5 (21.74%) 3G
7 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (21.74%) Degree
8 4 (17.39%) 2G
8 4 (17.39%) C
8 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
8 4 (17.39%) 5G
8 4 (17.39%) 802.1X
9 3 (13.04%) Network Optimisation
9 3 (13.04%) Android SDK
9 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
9 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.04%) SCVMM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Google Play
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) NFC
1 6 (26.09%) Wireless
1 6 (26.09%) WLAN
2 5 (21.74%) 3G
2 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (17.39%) 2G
3 4 (17.39%) 5G
4 3 (13.04%) Broadband
4 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 3 (13.04%) Firewall
4 3 (13.04%) IPsec
4 3 (13.04%) IPv4
4 3 (13.04%) IPv6
4 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.04%) VPN
4 3 (13.04%) WiMAX
5 2 (8.70%) ZigBee
6 1 (4.35%) 4G
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Android Studio
1 9 (39.13%) Gradle
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 7 (30.43%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Android Developer
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Electronics Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Field Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Field Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Java Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Development Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) RESTful
2 4 (17.39%) 802.1X
3 3 (13.04%) Android SDK
3 3 (13.04%) RSS
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) PhoneGap
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.35%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Android
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) Android Development
2 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Release Management
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Network Optimisation
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) UML
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Signal Processing
5 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C
3 3 (13.04%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) MCITP
2 3 (13.04%) MCTS
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) MISRA
1 1 (4.35%) MISRA C
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft