Period
to 17 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 17 October 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 47 87
Rank change year-on-year +23 +40 -17
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 37 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.59% 2.02% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.87% 12.75% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 0
Cambridge median daily rate £350 - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 1
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -28.57% +32.91%
10th Percentile £36.25 £32.50 £51.25
90th Percentile £52.38 £77.50 £53.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £51.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% -26.83% +47.48%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 155 102 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 23.41% 15.86% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 33 80
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +19.40% +1.52%
10th Percentile £190 £315 £185
90th Percentile £397 £570 £444
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 34
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +21.54% +30.00%
10th Percentile £35.75 £26.00 £20.25
90th Percentile £51.50 £77.50 £50.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +1.27% +21.54% +30.00%

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Bluetooth in Cambridge

Bluetooth
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Bluetooth in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Bluetooth in Cambridge

Bluetooth
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bluetooth in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 32 (86.49%) Python
1 32 (86.49%) Wireless
2 23 (62.16%) C
3 19 (51.35%) Embedded C
4 18 (48.65%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (45.95%) Linux
5 17 (45.95%) Telecoms
6 15 (40.54%) Electronics
6 15 (40.54%) Test Automation
7 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
8 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (27.03%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (27.03%) Firmware
10 9 (24.32%) Windows
10 9 (24.32%) Perforce
11 6 (16.22%) Assembly Language
11 6 (16.22%) Signal Processing
12 5 (13.51%) Perl
12 5 (13.51%) Device Driver
13 4 (10.81%) Broadband
13 4 (10.81%) 802.11
13 4 (10.81%) 802.1X
13 4 (10.81%) xDSL
13 4 (10.81%) Degree
13 4 (10.81%) NFC
13 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
14 3 (8.11%) WAN
14 3 (8.11%) XML
14 3 (8.11%) XSLT
14 3 (8.11%) C++

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 32 (86.49%) Wireless
2 18 (48.65%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (10.81%) 802.11
3 4 (10.81%) Broadband
3 4 (10.81%) NFC
3 4 (10.81%) xDSL
4 3 (8.11%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
1 2 (5.41%) Buildbot
1 2 (5.41%) CMake
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
General
1 17 (45.95%) Telecoms
2 15 (40.54%) Electronics
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Bluetooth Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Test Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Embedded Developer
5 7 (18.92%) C Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Embedded C Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Automation Tester
6 6 (16.22%) Tester
7 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Systems Test Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Author
8 3 (8.11%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Firmware Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Technical Author
8 3 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Linux Support
9 2 (5.41%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) 802.1X
2 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 3 (8.11%) XML
2 3 (8.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (13.51%) Device Driver
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Infotainment
4 1 (2.70%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Test Automation
2 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
3 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Signal Processing
5 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.41%) Device Driver Development
7 1 (2.70%) CAD
7 1 (2.70%) Coaching
7 1 (2.70%) CRM
7 1 (2.70%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) Python
2 23 (62.16%) C
3 19 (51.35%) Embedded C
4 6 (16.22%) Assembly Language
5 5 (13.51%) Perl
6 3 (8.11%) C++
7 2 (5.41%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.70%) Java
8 1 (2.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.70%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Firmware
2 2 (5.41%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Perforce