The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £463 £463
% change year-on-year -14.86% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 248 569 299
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.25% 19.34% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 684 234
Median daily rate £363 £330 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.84% +13.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £258 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 128 40
Median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +128.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £18.93 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
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 Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Bluetooth in Scotland

Bluetooth
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bluetooth in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bluetooth in Scotland

Bluetooth
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the Scotland 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
Glasgow - 3 £550 -
Bluetooth
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) B2C
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Cocoa
2 1 (33.33%) Xcode
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) NFC
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (33.33%) NFC
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Cocoa
1 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) B2C
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Apple