Period
to 17 October 2018

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 6 months to 17 October 2018 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 137 141
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -3
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 11 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.40% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.61% 2.18% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
East Midlands median daily rate £550 £475 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +53.23% -25.97%
10th Percentile £435 £361 £305
90th Percentile £650 £498 £315
England median daily rate £400 £450 £456
% change year-on-year -11.11% -1.37% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £38.50 -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76% -0.58%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 421 412 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.34% 13.38% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 269 269
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £330 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -13.16% +16.92%
10th Percentile £130 £150 £200
90th Percentile £518 £500 £598
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 24
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.83% -8.36% +4.31%
10th Percentile £11.50 £9.75 £8.69
90th Percentile £45.00 £52.50 £30.90
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% -17.78% +12.50%

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Bluetooth as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bluetooth in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
Leicestershire +11 10 £550 +12.82%
Nottinghamshire +9 1 - - 2
Bluetooth
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Bluetooth also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 10 (90.91%) C++
1 10 (90.91%) ZigBee
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Qt
2 9 (81.82%) RESTful
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 10
3 8 (72.73%) Smart Meter
4 7 (63.64%) SAP
4 7 (63.64%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) Electronics
5 1 (9.09%) Law
5 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) ZigBee
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Law
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) UI Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Qt Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Qt
1 9 (81.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) SAP