Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 177 206
Rank change year-on-year +34 +29 +8
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 56 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.09% 0.43% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.02% 2.44% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 1 0
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 -
England median daily rate £438 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +25.00% +7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 2
East of England 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
England median hourly rate £38.00 £40.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.59% -10.56% +7.78%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 931 861 945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.04% 17.65% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 471 463
East of England median daily rate £363 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £153 £200 £213
90th Percentile £562 £538 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +0.63% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 74 123
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.76 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £43.73 £52.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.43% +12.25% +4.68%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bluetooth in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 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
Cambridgeshire +8 44 £350 - 6
Essex - 6 £325 -
Bedfordshire -5 5 £500 +42.86%
Hertfordshire - 1 £350 -
Bluetooth
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 41 (73.21%) Wireless
2 39 (69.64%) Python
3 32 (57.14%) C
4 27 (48.21%) Linux
5 25 (44.64%) Embedded C
6 24 (42.86%) Telecoms
7 23 (41.07%) Wi-Fi
7 23 (41.07%) Test Automation
8 17 (30.36%) Electronics
9 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (26.79%) Windows
10 13 (23.21%) Firmware
10 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
11 12 (21.43%) Perforce
11 12 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (19.64%) Degree
13 9 (16.07%) Signal Processing
13 9 (16.07%) 802.1X
13 9 (16.07%) 802.11
13 9 (16.07%) Broadband
13 9 (16.07%) Perl
14 8 (14.29%) C++
14 8 (14.29%) WAN
14 8 (14.29%) Assembly Language
14 8 (14.29%) Marketing
14 8 (14.29%) Android
15 6 (10.71%) JIRA
15 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
15 6 (10.71%) QA
15 6 (10.71%) Apple iOS

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:

Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 41 (73.21%) Wireless
2 23 (41.07%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (16.07%) 802.11
3 9 (16.07%) Broadband
4 8 (14.29%) WAN
5 5 (8.93%) ADSL
5 5 (8.93%) IPv4
5 5 (8.93%) IPv6
5 5 (8.93%) UPnP
5 5 (8.93%) VDSL
5 5 (8.93%) Wireshark
6 4 (7.14%) NAS
6 4 (7.14%) NFC
6 4 (7.14%) xDSL
7 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.79%) GPRS
8 1 (1.79%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) JIRA
2 5 (8.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (8.93%) JUnit
2 5 (8.93%) Selenium
3 4 (7.14%) Bugzilla
3 4 (7.14%) Redmine
3 4 (7.14%) Trac
4 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.57%) Buildbot
5 2 (3.57%) CMake
5 2 (3.57%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 17 (30.36%) Electronics
3 8 (14.29%) Marketing
4 5 (8.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Developer
1 17 (30.36%) Embedded Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Tester
3 14 (25.00%) Bluetooth Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Automation Tester
4 10 (17.86%) Embedded Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) C Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Embedded C Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Software Tester
7 5 (8.93%) Xamarin Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Systems Test Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Author
9 3 (5.36%) Embedded Software Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Firmware Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Technical Author
9 3 (5.36%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) 802.1X
2 5 (8.93%) .NET
3 4 (7.14%) XML
4 3 (5.36%) HTML
4 3 (5.36%) XSLT
5 1 (1.79%) Middleware
5 1 (1.79%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.93%) Device Driver
4 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.14%) STB
5 1 (1.79%) EMV
5 1 (1.79%) Fintech
5 1 (1.79%) Infotainment
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.79%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (48.21%) Linux
2 15 (26.79%) Windows
3 8 (14.29%) Android
4 6 (10.71%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.36%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Test Automation
2 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
4 9 (16.07%) Signal Processing
5 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
6 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.93%) Network Packet Analysis
6 5 (8.93%) Release Management
6 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Defect Management
7 4 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
7 4 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Device Driver Development
9 1 (1.79%) Android Development
9 1 (1.79%) Coaching
9 1 (1.79%) Collaborative Working
9 1 (1.79%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (1.79%) iOS Development
9 1 (1.79%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) Python
2 32 (57.14%) C
3 25 (44.64%) Embedded C
4 9 (16.07%) Perl
5 8 (14.29%) Assembly Language
5 8 (14.29%) C++
6 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.93%) PHP
6 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.93%) Ruby
6 5 (8.93%) VB.NET
7 4 (7.14%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.57%) Java
9 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.79%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) Firmware
2 2 (3.57%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Perforce
2 5 (8.93%) Xamarin