The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank 571 553 537
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 21 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.033% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 14
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£280 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.03% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £290 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £546 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £43.25 £28.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.09% -19.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £19.65 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £36.85 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £28.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+53.09% -19.28%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7825 6877 7709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.43% 13.43% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4453 3746 3776
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 £215 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 411 645
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bluetooth
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bluetooth within the UK.

Bluetooth Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Bluetooth
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Bluetooth Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bluetooth
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bluetooth within the UK.

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 16 £280 -17.03% 13
South East - 5 £313 - 4
London +7 4 £280 -20.00% 1
East of England -9 3 £310 - 5
Cambridge +1 2 - - 5
Cambridgeshire -12 2 - - 5
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
Guildford - 1 £350 - 2
Surrey - 1 £350 - 4
Brighton - 1 £275 -
North East - 1 - -
City of London - - - -
Trimdon Station - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Durham - - - -

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 22 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 17 (44.74%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (34.21%) Android
4 12 (31.58%) Apple iOS
4 12 (31.58%) C
5 10 (26.32%) Embedded C
5 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (23.68%) Python
6 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
7 8 (21.05%) C++
7 8 (21.05%) ZigBee
8 7 (18.42%) Android Development
8 7 (18.42%) Wireless
8 7 (18.42%) Electronics
9 6 (15.79%) 802.11
9 6 (15.79%) iOS Development
9 6 (15.79%) WPA2
9 6 (15.79%) DLNA
9 6 (15.79%) RESTful
9 6 (15.79%) JSON
10 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Windows
10 5 (13.16%) GPRS
10 5 (13.16%) GSM
11 4 (10.53%) Embedded C++
11 4 (10.53%) XML
11 4 (10.53%) WPA
11 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
11 4 (10.53%) AppleScript
11 4 (10.53%) Firmware

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 17 (44.74%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
3 8 (21.05%) ZigBee
4 7 (18.42%) Wireless
5 6 (15.79%) WPA2
5 6 (15.79%) 802.11
5 6 (15.79%) DLNA
6 5 (13.16%) GPRS
6 5 (13.16%) GSM
7 4 (10.53%) UPnP
7 4 (10.53%) Wireshark
7 4 (10.53%) iBeacon
7 4 (10.53%) WPA
8 3 (7.89%) LTE
8 3 (7.89%) 3G
9 2 (5.26%) Internet
9 2 (5.26%) 2G
9 2 (5.26%) WLAN
9 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
9 2 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MonkeyTalk
2 1 (2.63%) Android Studio
2 1 (2.63%) GitLab
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (18.42%) Electronics
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Dutch Language
3 2 (5.26%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) French Language
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Software Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Tester
3 5 (13.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Android Developer
3 5 (13.16%) iOS Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Software Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Project Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Project Leader
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Xamarin Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Principle Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) JSON
1 6 (15.79%) RESTful
2 4 (10.53%) XML
3 3 (7.89%) Android SDK
3 3 (7.89%) RestKit
4 2 (5.26%) iOS SDK
4 2 (5.26%) J2ME
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) Web Services
4 2 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (2.63%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) STB
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) EMV
2 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.63%) Streaming Music
2 1 (2.63%) Social Media
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Android
2 12 (31.58%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.16%) Windows
4 4 (10.53%) Mac OS
5 3 (7.89%) Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) Android Development
4 6 (15.79%) iOS Development
5 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Release Management
6 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.89%) Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) Refactoring
8 2 (5.26%) Scrum
8 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.26%) OO
8 2 (5.26%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.63%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (2.63%) B2B
9 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) C
2 10 (26.32%) Embedded C
3 9 (23.68%) Python
4 8 (21.05%) C++
5 4 (10.53%) Embedded C++
5 4 (10.53%) AppleScript
6 3 (7.89%) Java
7 2 (5.26%) C#
7 2 (5.26%) SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) PMP
2 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) EMC
2 1 (2.63%) Twitter
2 1 (2.63%) Xamarin
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