Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 21 November 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 70 100
Rank change year-on-year +15 +30 -4
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 44 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.08% 1.26% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.71% 10.00% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 - -
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% -5.33%
10th Percentile £36.25 £32.50 £29.50
90th Percentile £52.13 £77.50 £50.50
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% -5.33%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 280 140 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.59% 12.56% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 37 91
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% +15.42%
10th Percentile £168 £210 £185
90th Percentile £464 £510 £475
East of England median daily rate £364 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +1.04% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 31 52
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +7.48% +47.00%
10th Percentile £13.70 £15.75 £20.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £77.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Bluetooth in Cambridgeshire

Bluetooth
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bluetooth in Cambridgeshire

Bluetooth
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bluetooth in Cambridgeshire

Bluetooth
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +20 42 £350 - 6
Bluetooth
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 38 (86.36%) Python
2 36 (81.82%) Wireless
3 30 (68.18%) C
4 25 (56.82%) Embedded C
5 24 (54.55%) Telecoms
6 22 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
7 21 (47.73%) Linux
8 18 (40.91%) Test Automation
9 16 (36.36%) Electronics
10 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
11 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
11 12 (27.27%) Perforce
12 10 (22.73%) Windows
13 9 (20.45%) Signal Processing
14 8 (18.18%) Assembly Language
14 8 (18.18%) Firmware
15 7 (15.91%) C++
16 6 (13.64%) Degree
16 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
17 5 (11.36%) Device Driver
18 4 (9.09%) Perl
18 4 (9.09%) Embedded C++
18 4 (9.09%) Broadband
18 4 (9.09%) 802.11
18 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
18 4 (9.09%) NFC
18 4 (9.09%) xDSL
18 4 (9.09%) 802.1X
19 3 (6.82%) Git (software)

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (6.82%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 36 (81.82%) Wireless
2 22 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (9.09%) 802.11
3 4 (9.09%) Broadband
3 4 (9.09%) NFC
3 4 (9.09%) xDSL
4 3 (6.82%) WAN
5 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.27%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.55%) Buildbot
2 2 (4.55%) CMake
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 16 (36.36%) Electronics
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Embedded Engineer
2 14 (31.82%) Bluetooth Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) Developer
4 10 (22.73%) Automation Tester
4 10 (22.73%) Embedded Developer
4 10 (22.73%) Tester
5 8 (18.18%) Test Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) C Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Embedded C Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Author
8 3 (6.82%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Embedded Software Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Firmware Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Author
8 3 (6.82%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.82%) HTML
2 3 (6.82%) XML
2 3 (6.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (11.36%) Device Driver
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Infotainment
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Test Automation
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 9 (20.45%) Signal Processing
5 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.55%) Device Driver Development
7 1 (2.27%) CAD
7 1 (2.27%) Coaching
7 1 (2.27%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.27%) CRM
7 1 (2.27%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.27%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.27%) Mobile Development
7 1 (2.27%) Project Management
7 1 (2.27%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (86.36%) Python
2 30 (68.18%) C
3 25 (56.82%) Embedded C
4 8 (18.18%) Assembly Language
5 7 (15.91%) C++
6 4 (9.09%) Embedded C++
6 4 (9.09%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.27%) Java
7 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Firmware
2 2 (4.55%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Perforce