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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bluetooth
Rank - 141 145
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.16% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £293
% change year-on-year
- +19.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-25.55% +5.88%
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
348 407 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.67% 12.90% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 226 295
Median daily rate £333 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £488 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 34 62
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £23.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +68.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £17.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 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 9 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 West region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) MISRA
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) 3G

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
General
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) MISRA