Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 173 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - +189
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.060% 0.023% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Scotland median daily rate £550 - -
UK median daily rate £438 £381 £325
% change year-on-year +14.75% +17.31% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +13.92%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 602 711 698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.10% 16.55% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 426 309
Scotland median daily rate £361 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.03% -
10th Percentile £150 £210 £168
90th Percentile £538 £450 £463
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 24 32
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.18 £47.90 £40.23
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%

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
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 6 months to 20 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
Glasgow -7 2 £550 - 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
Bluetooth
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) MQTT
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) Trac
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA

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%) MQTT
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Trac
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple