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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 43 54
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11  
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.32% 0.55% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 3.70% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £463 £463
% change year-on-year -14.86% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £43.75
% change year-on-year -9.09% -5.71%  

Bluetooth is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 66 54 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 21.78% 14.75% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 42
Median daily rate £208 £413 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.57% +42.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £625 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +119.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Bluetooth as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 22 June 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 8 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) Firmware
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) Internet
5 3 (37.50%) Tcl
5 3 (37.50%) Perl
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
5 3 (37.50%) Internet of Things
5 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (25.00%) Electronics
7 1 (12.50%) Change Management
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Development Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Development Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Development Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Test Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Test Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Test Development Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Firmware