The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 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 / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 413 419 425
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6  
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 11 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.053% 0.037% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +3.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £463 £463
% change year-on-year -14.86% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -3.84% -10.85%  

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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2303 3014 3064
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.06% 13.84% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 2050 1982
Median daily rate £450 £430 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +10.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 48 91
Median hourly rate £24.86 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £11.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Bluetooth
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bluetooth in London

Bluetooth
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bluetooth in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bluetooth in London

Bluetooth
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bluetooth in London

Bluetooth
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London -1 1 £600 - 2
Osterley - 1 £313 -
Bluetooth
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 7 (38.89%) Electronics
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Android
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
1 7 (38.89%) Android Development
2 6 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) JIRA
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Atlassian
4 4 (22.22%) C
4 4 (22.22%) C++
4 4 (22.22%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) REST
5 3 (16.67%) GitHub
5 3 (16.67%) Crashlytics
5 3 (16.67%) Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Gradle
5 3 (16.67%) Mobile Development
5 3 (16.67%) Firmware
5 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 3 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) Marketing
6 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (11.11%) Streaming Media

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (5.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.11%) WiMAX
3 1 (5.56%) DVB
3 1 (5.56%) LTE
3 1 (5.56%) TETRA
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) Crashlytics
3 3 (16.67%) Gradle
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (38.89%) Electronics
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Android Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Android Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Digital Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Hardware Test Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Linux Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) REST
2 3 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (5.56%) Core Animation
4 1 (5.56%) Core Data
4 1 (5.56%) iOS SDK
4 1 (5.56%) RxJava
4 1 (5.56%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Streaming Media
2 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.56%) Digital TV
2 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.56%) IPTV
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (5.56%) STB
2 1 (5.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Android
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Android Development
2 5 (27.78%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) OOP
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C
1 4 (22.22%) C++
1 4 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Apple Swift
3 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) HP
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