The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 88 89
Rank change year-on-year -13 +1  
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 2 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.39% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 3.26% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £310 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -32.97%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £463 £463
% change year-on-year -14.86% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 175 184 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 11.40% 11.86% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 121 118
Median daily rate £313 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 11
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.42% -53.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.70 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £93.90
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 the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Bluetooth
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bluetooth in the East Midlands

Bluetooth
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Leicestershire -9 2 - - 4
Bluetooth
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) ZigBee
1 3 (60.00%) SQLite
1 3 (60.00%) Doxygen
1 3 (60.00%) Qt
1 3 (60.00%) QML
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (60.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) QML
1 3 (60.00%) Qt
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (40.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP