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 3 months to 28 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 53 61
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8  
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 6 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.11% 1.12% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 8.24% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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 5 5 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.88% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +46.66% -  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 98 85 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.18% 13.60% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 47
Median daily rate £375 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.58% +20.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £280 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £447 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 18
Median hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £42.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +8 4 £275 -14.06% 5
Bluetooth
East of England

Bluetooth
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 8 (88.89%) Python
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Firmware
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) Android
5 3 (33.33%) Electronics
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
7 1 (11.11%) ZigBee
7 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (11.11%) Change Management
7 1 (11.11%) BT
7 1 (11.11%) LTE
7 1 (11.11%) Gerrit
7 1 (11.11%) C
7 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
7 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (11.11%) RS-232
7 1 (11.11%) Samsung
7 1 (11.11%) Smoke Testing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) LTE
2 1 (11.11%) RS-232
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Gerrit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripter
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
1 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) BT
1 1 (11.11%) Samsung