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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 40 36
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.27% 1.47% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.02% 8.57% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £275 £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% -5.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £475 £275
% change year-on-year -18.42% +72.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £46.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.35% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +51.72% -3.33%  

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 57 70 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 18.10% 17.16% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 35
Median daily rate £350 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £467 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £50.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.00% +143.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £42.05 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bluetooth in Cambridge

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Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) Firmware
4 3 (50.00%) Electronics
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
6 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (16.67%) Android
6 1 (16.67%) LTE
6 1 (16.67%) BT
6 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (16.67%) RS-232
6 1 (16.67%) Samsung
6 1 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Gerrit
6 1 (16.67%) C
6 1 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) 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 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) LTE
2 1 (16.67%) RS-232
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Gerrit
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) BT
1 1 (16.67%) Samsung