The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 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 of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 127 147
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20  
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.30% 0.078% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 0.52% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £463 £463
% change year-on-year -14.86% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £37.13 £51.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £44.38 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.25 £43.75
% change year-on-year -1.96% -12.57%  

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 of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 487 387 602
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 20.62% 15.17% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 582 874
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £588 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 62 128
Median hourly rate £17.25 £40.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.87% +73.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.25 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £45.00 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Bluetooth in the East of England

Bluetooth
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bluetooth in the East of England

Bluetooth
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bluetooth in the East of England

Bluetooth
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 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
Cambridgeshire +9 4 - - 6
Essex - 3 £325 -
Bluetooth
England

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

1 11 (73.33%) Linux
1 11 (73.33%) Wireless
2 10 (66.67%) Firmware
2 10 (66.67%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (40.00%) Perl
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Bugzilla
6 4 (26.67%) Electronics
6 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (20.00%) Network Packet Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Internet of Things
7 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (20.00%) 802.1X
7 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
7 3 (20.00%) Ruby
7 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Marketing
7 3 (20.00%) VDSL
7 3 (20.00%) UPnP
7 3 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (20.00%) QA
7 3 (20.00%) Selenium
7 3 (20.00%) Release Management
7 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 11 (73.33%) Wireless
2 3 (20.00%) 802.11
2 3 (20.00%) ADSL
2 3 (20.00%) Broadband
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) IPv4
2 3 (20.00%) IPv6
2 3 (20.00%) UPnP
2 3 (20.00%) VDSL
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (13.33%) NAS
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (20.00%) JUnit
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
5 2 (13.33%) Redmine
5 2 (13.33%) Trac
General
1 4 (26.67%) Electronics
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Senior Development Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (20.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Internet of Things
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Network Packet Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
3 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (13.33%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) Tcl
3 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) EMC
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