Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 714 790 801
Rank change year-on-year +76 +11 -13
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 103 77 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.076% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.49% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 11
England median daily rate £419 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.94% +33.33% -28.95%
10th Percentile £307 £313 £275
90th Percentile £575 £481 £469
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £338
% change year-on-year -5.56% +33.33% -27.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 36 6
England median hourly rate £37.50 £38.25 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.96% -13.07% +25.71%
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.50 £22.63
90th Percentile £77.50 £53.13 £51.88
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.75 £43.00
% change year-on-year +0.61% -5.23% +22.86%

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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12220 15786 15029
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.93% 15.56% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7369 9754 8535
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £210 £225 £206
90th Percentile £576 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 699 687 862
England median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +21.95% +9.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -22.00% +21.95% +7.89%

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Bluetooth in England

Bluetooth
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bluetooth in England

Bluetooth
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bluetooth in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bluetooth in England

Bluetooth
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bluetooth in England

Bluetooth
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bluetooth in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Bluetooth in England

Bluetooth
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
South East +54 28 £425 -8.11% 5
London +32 27 £475 +46.15% 5
East of England +2 21 £325 +1.56% 14
Midlands +40 16 £340 +9.68% 10
West Midlands +43 13 - - 4
North of England +61 6 £400 +21.21% 4
South West +1 5 - - 3
Yorkshire +33 4 £338 - 1
East Midlands -14 3 £340 +9.68% 6
North West +39 2 £494 +49.62% 3
Bluetooth
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 England region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 36 (34.95%) Wi-Fi
2 33 (32.04%) Wireless
3 29 (28.16%) Python
4 23 (22.33%) Linux
4 23 (22.33%) Git (software)
5 22 (21.36%) Electronics
5 22 (21.36%) Software Engineering
5 22 (21.36%) C
6 21 (20.39%) Android
7 17 (16.50%) Firmware
7 17 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (14.56%) Android Development
8 15 (14.56%) Degree
8 15 (14.56%) NFC
9 14 (13.59%) ZigBee
9 14 (13.59%) Telecoms
9 14 (13.59%) C++
10 13 (12.62%) Java
10 13 (12.62%) 3G
10 13 (12.62%) Apple iOS
10 13 (12.62%) Test Automation
11 12 (11.65%) WLAN
12 11 (10.68%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (10.68%) 5G
13 10 (9.71%) Analytics
13 10 (9.71%) iOS Development
13 10 (9.71%) JIRA
13 10 (9.71%) RFID
13 10 (9.71%) Embedded C
14 9 (8.74%) WAN

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.97%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) GitHub
1 3 (2.91%) Google Play
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.94%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 36 (34.95%) Wi-Fi
2 33 (32.04%) Wireless
3 15 (14.56%) NFC
4 14 (13.59%) ZigBee
5 13 (12.62%) 3G
6 12 (11.65%) WLAN
7 11 (10.68%) 5G
8 10 (9.71%) RFID
9 9 (8.74%) WAN
10 6 (5.83%) 4G
10 6 (5.83%) LAN
10 6 (5.83%) LTE
11 5 (4.85%) 2G
12 4 (3.88%) 802.11
13 3 (2.91%) ADSL
13 3 (2.91%) Broadband
13 3 (2.91%) Internet
13 3 (2.91%) IPv4
13 3 (2.91%) IPv6
13 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) Big Data
2 2 (1.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (22.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.71%) JIRA
3 6 (5.83%) Gradle
4 5 (4.85%) Bugzilla
4 5 (4.85%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.91%) Android Studio
5 3 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.91%) Crashlytics
5 3 (2.91%) JUnit
5 3 (2.91%) Selenium
6 2 (1.94%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.94%) Buildbot
6 2 (1.94%) CMake
6 2 (1.94%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (1.94%) Redmine
6 2 (1.94%) Trac
7 1 (0.97%) CocoaPods
7 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.97%) Xcode
General
1 22 (21.36%) Electronics
2 14 (13.59%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.74%) Finance
4 8 (7.77%) Marketing
5 5 (4.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.94%) Automotive
7 1 (0.97%) Legal
7 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (30.10%) Developer
2 23 (22.33%) Test Engineer
3 17 (16.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 15 (14.56%) Android Developer
5 14 (13.59%) Senior Developer
5 14 (13.59%) Software Engineer
6 12 (11.65%) Architect
7 11 (10.68%) Electronics Engineer
8 10 (9.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (9.71%) Senior Android Developer
9 8 (7.77%) Software Test Engineer
10 7 (6.80%) Embedded Developer
11 6 (5.83%) Electronics Test Engineer
12 5 (4.85%) Software Developer
13 4 (3.88%) Embedded Software Developer
13 4 (3.88%) iOS Developer
13 4 (3.88%) Radio Engineer
13 4 (3.88%) Senior Test Engineer
13 4 (3.88%) Software Tester
13 4 (3.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) REST
1 6 (5.83%) RESTful
2 4 (3.88%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.88%) Core Data
2 4 (3.88%) JSON
3 3 (2.91%) .NET
3 3 (2.91%) Qt
3 3 (2.91%) Web Services
4 2 (1.94%) Core Animation
4 2 (1.94%) Material Design
4 2 (1.94%) QML
4 2 (1.94%) SOAP
4 2 (1.94%) XML
5 1 (0.97%) Android SDK
5 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.97%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (0.97%) iOS SDK
5 1 (0.97%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (0.97%) RxSwift
5 1 (0.97%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (6.80%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.80%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.88%) Device Driver
3 4 (3.88%) User Experience
4 3 (2.91%) Internet of Things
4 3 (2.91%) STB
5 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.94%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (1.94%) Streaming Media
6 1 (0.97%) Animation
6 1 (0.97%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.97%) IPTV
6 1 (0.97%) RIA
6 1 (0.97%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.97%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.33%) Linux
2 21 (20.39%) Android
3 13 (12.62%) Apple iOS
4 9 (8.74%) Windows
5 6 (5.83%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.94%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.36%) Software Engineering
2 17 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.56%) Android Development
4 13 (12.62%) Test Automation
5 10 (9.71%) Analytics
5 10 (9.71%) iOS Development
6 9 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (7.77%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (6.80%) Mobile Development
8 7 (6.80%) Scrum
9 6 (5.83%) Data Security
9 6 (5.83%) ERP
9 6 (5.83%) Multithreading
9 6 (5.83%) Presales
9 6 (5.83%) Release Management
10 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.85%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (4.85%) Test Scripting
10 5 (4.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.16%) Python
2 22 (21.36%) C
3 14 (13.59%) C++
4 13 (12.62%) Java
5 10 (9.71%) Embedded C
6 8 (7.77%) Apple Swift
7 7 (6.80%) Perl
8 6 (5.83%) C#
9 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.88%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.91%) Embedded C++
10 3 (2.91%) PHP
10 3 (2.91%) Ruby
10 3 (2.91%) SQL
10 3 (2.91%) Tcl
10 3 (2.91%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.94%) ISEB
4 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.97%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) IEC 62304
2 4 (3.88%) QA
3 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (16.50%) Firmware
2 2 (1.94%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.97%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (5.83%) Google
1 6 (5.83%) SAP
2 4 (3.88%) Apple
2 4 (3.88%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.91%) Perforce
4 2 (1.94%) EMC
5 1 (0.97%) HP
5 1 (0.97%) MobileIron
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