The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bluetooth
Rank - 144 129
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.032% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.24% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £265 -
% change year-on-year
+79.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £44.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +151.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £43.25 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+21.38% +53.09%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
421 418 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.20% 13.18% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 206 177
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £495 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Bluetooth
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Bluetooth Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Bluetooth
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Bluetooth
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Bluetooth also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bluetooth.

1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Embedded C++
2 4 (80.00%) Embedded C
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Bluetooth also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bluetooth. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Embedded C++
2 4 (80.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
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