The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bluetooth
UK
Rank 536 592 584
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -8
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 61 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.071% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 0.49% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 20
Median daily rate £424 £475 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.78% +72.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £265
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +79.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 5 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £52.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-7.61% +23.52%

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
6713 7548 7809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.99% 14.53% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4189 4440 4257
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 327 448
Median hourly rate £23.95 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.19 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Bluetooth as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
England +42 51 £424 -10.78% 21
South East +28 17 £394 -17.10% 1
Hampshire - 12 £418 - 1
Wales - 9 - -
South Wales - 9 - -
East of England -1 8 £325 +1.56% 8
Basingstoke - 8 - -
South West - 8 £328 - 4
East Midlands +14 7 £438 +2.94%
London +9 7 £525 +16.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 6 £275 -14.06% 8
Leicester +13 5 £438 +2.94%
Leicestershire +8 5 £438 +2.94%
Cambridge +8 4 £275 -14.06% 8
Portsmouth - 3 £435 - 1
North West +10 2 £494 +3.94% 3
Berkshire +10 2 - -
Manchester +3 2 £494 +3.94% 1
Bracknell - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £300 -
Essex - 2 £338 -
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
City of London +2 1 £550 - 1
Fleet - 1 £400 -
Scotland - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £328 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 30 (33.71%) Android
2 23 (25.84%) C
3 20 (22.47%) Wi-Fi
3 20 (22.47%) Software Engineering
3 20 (22.47%) Android Development
4 19 (21.35%) Firmware
5 18 (20.22%) Apple iOS
6 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (15.73%) Embedded C
7 14 (15.73%) C#
7 14 (15.73%) NFC
7 14 (15.73%) ZigBee
7 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
8 13 (14.61%) Wireless
9 12 (13.48%) C++
9 12 (13.48%) Java
10 11 (12.36%) Python
10 11 (12.36%) WLAN
10 11 (12.36%) Electronics
11 10 (11.24%) RFID
11 10 (11.24%) iOS Development
11 10 (11.24%) Mobile Development
11 10 (11.24%) Android Studio
12 9 (10.11%) Coaching
12 9 (10.11%) Linux
12 9 (10.11%) Google
13 8 (8.99%) Mobile App
14 7 (7.87%) Gradle
14 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
14 7 (7.87%) Embedded Systems

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (4.49%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.12%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Google Play
2 4 (4.49%) Office 365
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.25%) GitHub
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.47%) Wi-Fi
2 14 (15.73%) NFC
2 14 (15.73%) ZigBee
3 13 (14.61%) Wireless
4 11 (12.36%) WLAN
5 10 (11.24%) RFID
6 7 (7.87%) LTE
7 4 (4.49%) Network Security
7 4 (4.49%) PSTN
7 4 (4.49%) Skype
7 4 (4.49%) VoIP
8 3 (3.37%) 2G
8 3 (3.37%) 3G
8 3 (3.37%) 5G
8 3 (3.37%) 802.15
9 2 (2.25%) Internet
10 1 (1.12%) SSL
10 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.12%) VPN
10 1 (1.12%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) SQLite
2 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.12%) MySQL
2 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.24%) Android Studio
3 7 (7.87%) Gradle
3 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.62%) JIRA
5 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.25%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.25%) Crashlytics
6 2 (2.25%) Xcode
7 1 (1.12%) Gerrit
General
1 11 (12.36%) Electronics
2 4 (4.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Automotive
3 1 (1.12%) Games
3 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (35.96%) Developer
2 19 (21.35%) Android Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Software Engineer
4 14 (15.73%) Embedded Engineer
5 12 (13.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (13.48%) Test Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Radio Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Electronics Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Applications Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Firmware Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) C++ Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Electronics Test Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Embedded Developer
9 4 (4.49%) iOS Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Technical Manager
10 3 (3.37%) Tester
10 3 (3.37%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) JSON
1 5 (5.62%) QML
1 5 (5.62%) Qt
1 5 (5.62%) REST
1 5 (5.62%) RESTful
1 5 (5.62%) Web Services
2 4 (4.49%) .NET
3 3 (3.37%) 802.1X
3 3 (3.37%) XML
4 2 (2.25%) J2EE
4 2 (2.25%) Material Design
4 2 (2.25%) SOAP
5 1 (1.12%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.12%) Core Data
5 1 (1.12%) CSS
5 1 (1.12%) Google Maps API
5 1 (1.12%) HTML
5 1 (1.12%) Middleware
5 1 (1.12%) RxJava
5 1 (1.12%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.87%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.49%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.37%) ASIC
5 3 (3.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.25%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.25%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.12%) BYOD
7 1 (1.12%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.12%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.12%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.71%) Android
2 18 (20.22%) Apple iOS
3 9 (10.11%) Linux
4 7 (7.87%) Windows
5 4 (4.49%) Windows 10
5 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) Android Development
1 20 (22.47%) Software Engineering
2 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.24%) iOS Development
3 10 (11.24%) Mobile Development
4 9 (10.11%) Coaching
5 6 (6.74%) Scrum
6 5 (5.62%) Automated Testing
6 5 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.49%) Application Packaging
7 4 (4.49%) DevOps
7 4 (4.49%) Project Management
7 4 (4.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.37%) Computer Security
8 3 (3.37%) MVC
8 3 (3.37%) OOP
8 3 (3.37%) Process Improvement
8 3 (3.37%) Release Management
8 3 (3.37%) Telematics
8 3 (3.37%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) C
2 14 (15.73%) C#
2 14 (15.73%) Embedded C
3 12 (13.48%) C++
3 12 (13.48%) Java
4 11 (12.36%) Python
5 6 (6.74%) Objective-C
6 5 (5.62%) Apple Swift
7 3 (3.37%) Embedded C++
7 3 (3.37%) SQL
7 3 (3.37%) VB
7 3 (3.37%) VBScript
8 2 (2.25%) Dart
8 2 (2.25%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (21.35%) Firmware
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) AirWatch
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (4.49%) SCCM
2 3 (3.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (10.11%) Google
2 6 (6.74%) EMC
3 5 (5.62%) Xamarin
4 4 (4.49%) BT
4 4 (4.49%) Citrix
4 4 (4.49%) LANDesk
5 3 (3.37%) Apple
5 3 (3.37%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.25%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.12%) Facebook
7 1 (1.12%) Samsung
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