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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bluetooth
Rank 138 - 147
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% - 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +12.42%
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
484 446 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.68% 13.32% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 244 295
Median daily rate £350 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 28
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.46 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.09% +88.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £48.50 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bluetooth across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Bluetooth
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Devon - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Bluetooth
England

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) C
3 5 (38.46%) Embedded C
4 4 (30.77%) Wireless
4 4 (30.77%) Automotive
4 4 (30.77%) MISRA
5 3 (23.08%) ZigBee
5 3 (23.08%) C++
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) Firmware
6 2 (15.38%) 3G
6 2 (15.38%) LTE
6 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (7.69%) Marketing
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) Robotics
7 1 (7.69%) Electronics
7 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (7.69%) Telematics
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Subversion
7 1 (7.69%) NFC
7 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Product Marketing
7 1 (7.69%) OFDM
7 1 (7.69%) Android
7 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
7 1 (7.69%) DAB
7 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi

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 4 (30.77%) Wireless
2 3 (23.08%) ZigBee
3 2 (15.38%) 3G
3 2 (15.38%) LTE
4 1 (7.69%) DAB
4 1 (7.69%) GPRS
4 1 (7.69%) GSM
4 1 (7.69%) NFC
4 1 (7.69%) OFDM
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (30.77%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Robotics
2 1 (7.69%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Product Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) UML
2 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded C
3 3 (23.08%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
5 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware