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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank 582 570 562
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 14 12 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.023% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.17% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 14
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£375 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £157 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £410 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £165 £320
% change year-on-year
+142.42% -48.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £39.50 £34.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.49% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £31.70 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £37.30 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -13.75%

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
8267 7173 9037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.60% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4580 3890 4116
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 415 681
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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
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 17 September 2014.

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 22 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 17 September 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 -16 13 £375 +25.00% 18
Cambridgeshire +3 6 £375 - 9
East of England -17 6 £375 +31.57% 10
Cambridge -7 3 £413 - 9
London +9 1 £350 -9.67% 1
South East -3 1 - - 6
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Dorchester - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Bicester - - - -

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 18 (37.50%) Android
2 17 (35.42%) C
2 17 (35.42%) Wireless
3 16 (33.33%) ZigBee
4 13 (27.08%) Android Development
5 12 (25.00%) 3G
6 11 (22.92%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (22.92%) GSM
6 11 (22.92%) NFC
6 11 (22.92%) Mobile App
7 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 10 (20.83%) Mobile Commerce
8 9 (18.75%) Embedded C
8 9 (18.75%) C++
8 9 (18.75%) Apple iOS
9 8 (16.67%) Windows
9 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 8 (16.67%) Electronics
9 8 (16.67%) Gradle
10 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
10 7 (14.58%) 2G
10 7 (14.58%) Device Driver
11 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (12.50%) Linux
11 6 (12.50%) Java
12 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
12 5 (10.42%) Embedded C++
12 5 (10.42%) LTE
12 5 (10.42%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (10.42%) User Experience

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 17 (35.42%) Wireless
2 16 (33.33%) ZigBee
3 12 (25.00%) 3G
4 11 (22.92%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (22.92%) GSM
4 11 (22.92%) NFC
5 7 (14.58%) 2G
6 5 (10.42%) LTE
7 4 (8.33%) GPRS
8 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.25%) Internet
9 2 (4.17%) VDSL
9 2 (4.17%) ADSL
10 1 (2.08%) Broadband
10 1 (2.08%) CDMA
10 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.08%) SMS
10 1 (2.08%) UMTS
10 1 (2.08%) VoIP
10 1 (2.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
1 1 (2.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Gradle
2 3 (6.25%) JUnit
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.08%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.08%) PVCS
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) GDB
General
1 8 (16.67%) Electronics
2 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.25%) Dutch Language
4 2 (4.17%) Automotive
5 1 (2.08%) French Language
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Lead Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Project Leader
5 3 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Management Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Principle Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.08%) EMC Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) HTML5
1 4 (8.33%) HTML
2 3 (6.25%) CSS
2 3 (6.25%) Spring
2 3 (6.25%) Ajax
2 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 3 (6.25%) jQuery
3 2 (4.17%) Android SDK
4 1 (2.08%) J2ME
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.08%) JSON
4 1 (2.08%) iOS SDK
4 1 (2.08%) RESTful
4 1 (2.08%) Xamarin.iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Dalvik
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Mobile App
2 7 (14.58%) Device Driver
3 5 (10.42%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (10.42%) User Experience
4 4 (8.33%) Smart Meter
4 4 (8.33%) Firmware
5 3 (6.25%) Arduino
6 2 (4.17%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.08%) Blog
7 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.08%) Streaming Music
7 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.08%) Animation
7 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.08%) Kindle
7 1 (2.08%) Open Source
7 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.08%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Android
2 9 (18.75%) Apple iOS
3 8 (16.67%) Windows
4 6 (12.50%) Linux
5 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Android Development
2 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
2 10 (20.83%) Mobile Commerce
3 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 4 (8.33%) TDD
5 4 (8.33%) Scrum
5 4 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (6.25%) Validation
6 3 (6.25%) Analytics
6 3 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.17%) Software Architecture
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.17%) OO
8 1 (2.08%) OOD
8 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma
8 1 (2.08%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) C
2 9 (18.75%) Embedded C
2 9 (18.75%) C++
3 6 (12.50%) Java
4 5 (10.42%) Embedded C++
5 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) SQL
6 1 (2.08%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) PMP
1 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) JTAG
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) EMC
2 4 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (2.08%) Xamarin
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