The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bluetooth
Rank - - 124
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
Bluetooth
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
483 296 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.84% 11.87% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 147 228
Median daily rate £375 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 28
Median hourly rate £39.20 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.57% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Bluetooth as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Bluetooth
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bluetooth across the West Midlands region.

Bluetooth Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Bluetooth
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bluetooth across the West Midlands region.

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Bluetooth
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 2 (100.00%) Internet of Things

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby