Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Bluetooth skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bluetooth over the 6 months to 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Bluetooth
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 97 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - -
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.18% 0.069% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate - - -
West Midlands median daily rate £270 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £16.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year +100.00% - -

Bluetooth is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 288 208 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.44% 14.26% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 128 118
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £154 £221 £168
90th Percentile £500 £540 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 15
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.45% -22.50%
10th Percentile £10.68 £11.43 £10.73
90th Percentile £41.08 £28.40 £20.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +84.62% -7.14% -12.50%

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Bluetooth as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Bluetooth in Birmingham

Bluetooth
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bluetooth in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) RFID
1 3 (100.00%) Data Security
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Presales
1 3 (100.00%) 5G
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (100.00%) Sigfox
1 3 (100.00%) Z-Wave
1 3 (100.00%) Hyperconnected

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) 5G
1 3 (100.00%) Hyperconnected
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) RFID
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 3 (100.00%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) IoT Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (100.00%) Data Security
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) Presales
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sigfox