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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bluetooth
Rank 582 592 625
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +33
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 32 57 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.10% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.72% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 6
Median daily rate £506 £325 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.76% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £269 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £453 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £293
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +19.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Median hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £32.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.65 £50.00 £43.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +5.88%

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
7452 7952 8182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.46% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4505 4665 4659
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 465 438
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.56 £22.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.11% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016.

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Bluetooth
Top 27 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 10 December 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
England -9 30 £506 +55.76% 19
South East +21 9 - - 2
East of England +2 8 - - 6
London -7 6 £600 +84.61% 1
Suffolk - 5 - -
West Midlands -13 4 - - 1
Ipswich - 4 - -
Hampshire +21 3 - - 1
East Sussex +11 3 - -
Basingstoke +6 3 - -
Brighton +5 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -4 3 - - 6
Bracknell - 3 - - 1
Berkshire - 3 - - 1
West Bromwich - 3 - -
Cambridge +4 2 - - 5
East Midlands +3 2 £413 +10.00% 2
Leicester - 2 £413 -
Leicestershire - 2 £413 -
Manchester -5 1 - -
North West -7 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Bluetooth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 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 with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 25 (35.21%) C
2 19 (26.76%) Embedded C
3 18 (25.35%) Android
4 16 (22.54%) Software Engineering
4 16 (22.54%) ZigBee
4 16 (22.54%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (22.54%) Firmware
5 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.49%) Wireless
6 11 (15.49%) Python
6 11 (15.49%) Apple iOS
6 11 (15.49%) Android Development
7 10 (14.08%) RFID
8 8 (11.27%) LTE
8 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.27%) C#
9 6 (8.45%) Degree
9 6 (8.45%) NFC
9 6 (8.45%) C++
9 6 (8.45%) WLAN
10 5 (7.04%) Internet of Things
10 5 (7.04%) Mobile Development
10 5 (7.04%) Android Studio
10 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
10 5 (7.04%) Internet
10 5 (7.04%) EMC
10 5 (7.04%) Java
10 5 (7.04%) Windows
10 5 (7.04%) Scrum
10 5 (7.04%) Electronics

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 (5.63%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.41%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.41%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Google Play
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) Wi-Fi
1 16 (22.54%) ZigBee
2 11 (15.49%) Wireless
3 10 (14.08%) RFID
4 8 (11.27%) LTE
5 6 (8.45%) NFC
5 6 (8.45%) WLAN
6 5 (7.04%) Internet
7 4 (5.63%) 802.15
7 4 (5.63%) Network Security
7 4 (5.63%) PSTN
7 4 (5.63%) Skype
7 4 (5.63%) VoIP
8 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.41%) 2G
9 1 (1.41%) 3G
9 1 (1.41%) HTTP
9 1 (1.41%) SSL
9 1 (1.41%) VPN
9 1 (1.41%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) SQLite
2 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.41%) MySQL
2 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Android Studio
2 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.82%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.82%) Gradle
3 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.41%) GCC
4 1 (1.41%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (7.04%) Electronics
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Automotive
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.41%) French Language
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Developer
2 12 (16.90%) Software Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Android Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Test Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Firmware Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Radio Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Bluetooth Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Electronics Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Embedded C Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) C Software Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Embedded Developer
9 2 (2.82%) iOS Android Developer
9 2 (2.82%) iOS Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Java Android Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Product Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) 802.1X
1 4 (5.63%) JSON
2 3 (4.23%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.23%) CSS
2 3 (4.23%) HTML
2 3 (4.23%) Middleware
2 3 (4.23%) Web Services
3 2 (2.82%) QML
3 2 (2.82%) Qt
3 2 (2.82%) RESTful
3 2 (2.82%) XML
4 1 (1.41%) Ajax
4 1 (1.41%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.41%) CSS3
4 1 (1.41%) Google Maps API
4 1 (1.41%) HTML5
4 1 (1.41%) Material Design
4 1 (1.41%) REST
4 1 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Internet of Things
1 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.63%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (5.63%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.41%) ASIC
5 1 (1.41%) BYOD
5 1 (1.41%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.41%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.41%) iPhone
5 1 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Android
2 11 (15.49%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.04%) Windows
4 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.82%) Linux
6 1 (1.41%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Software Engineering
2 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.49%) Android Development
4 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.04%) Mobile Development
5 5 (7.04%) Scrum
6 4 (5.63%) Application Packaging
6 4 (5.63%) DevOps
6 4 (5.63%) iOS Development
6 4 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.23%) Computer Security
7 3 (4.23%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (4.23%) Prototyping
8 2 (2.82%) API Design
8 2 (2.82%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (2.82%) MVC
8 2 (2.82%) OO
8 2 (2.82%) OOD
8 2 (2.82%) Regression Testing
8 2 (2.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.21%) C
2 19 (26.76%) Embedded C
3 11 (15.49%) Python
4 8 (11.27%) C#
5 6 (8.45%) C++
6 5 (7.04%) Java
7 3 (4.23%) Embedded C++
7 3 (4.23%) VB
7 3 (4.23%) VBScript
8 2 (2.82%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.82%) Dart
8 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.41%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.41%) Perl
9 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) HNC
2 2 (2.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.82%) MISRA
System Software
1 16 (22.54%) Firmware
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) AirWatch
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (5.63%) SCCM
2 3 (4.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) EMC
2 4 (5.63%) BT
2 4 (5.63%) Google
2 4 (5.63%) LANDesk
2 4 (5.63%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.23%) Citrix
4 2 (2.82%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.41%) Apple
5 1 (1.41%) Facebook
5 1 (1.41%) Samsung
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