Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 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 > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 222 235
Rank change year-on-year +24 +13 -
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.052% 0.029% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.20% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
North West median daily rate £350 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -22.35% -
10th Percentile £325 £330 £413
90th Percentile £495 £330 £438
England median daily rate £438 £381 £325
% change year-on-year +14.75% +17.31% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North West median hourly rate - - £34.00
England median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% -13.33% +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 North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 777 1024 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.55% 15.02% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 598 636
North West median daily rate £388 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £206
90th Percentile £543 £575 £538
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 56 106
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.44% -10.95%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.54 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.24 £40.00 £41.80
England median hourly rate £18.56 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.84% +15.85% +2.50%

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Bluetooth as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Bluetooth in the North West

Bluetooth
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bluetooth in the North West

Bluetooth
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bluetooth in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bluetooth in the North West

Bluetooth
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bluetooth in the North West

Bluetooth
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Manchester +28 3 £350 - 1
Bluetooth
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) Xamarin
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) NFC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Material Design
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NFC
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Material Design
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Xamarin
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Google