Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 353 373 383
Rank change year-on-year +20 +10 -12
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 18 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.072% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
South East median daily rate £475 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% - -
England median daily rate £438 £381 £325
% change year-on-year +14.75% +17.31% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -44.44% -
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.50 £16.20
90th Percentile £42.50 £33.40 £49.00
England median hourly rate £37.50 £38.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% -15.00% +50.00%

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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2922 3169 3564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.50% 18.93% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1575 1804 1905
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £230 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 221 245
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.37% +13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.10 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Bluetooth as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Bluetooth in the South East

Bluetooth
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bluetooth in the South East

Bluetooth
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bluetooth in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bluetooth in the South East

Bluetooth
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bluetooth in the South East

Bluetooth
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bluetooth in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Bluetooth in the South East

Bluetooth
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Thames Valley -1 9 £485 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £485 -
Hampshire +12 3 £363 -21.62% 1
Surrey - 2 £325 -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Bluetooth
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 9 (50.00%) C
3 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
4 7 (38.89%) C++
5 6 (33.33%) Python
5 6 (33.33%) Android
6 5 (27.78%) Xamarin
6 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
6 5 (27.78%) Android Development
6 5 (27.78%) iOS Development
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (22.22%) Wireless
8 3 (16.67%) Electronics
8 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 3 (16.67%) 802.11
8 3 (16.67%) GSM
8 3 (16.67%) NFC
8 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) 802.1X
9 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 2 (11.11%) Multicast
9 2 (11.11%) MQTT
9 2 (11.11%) iPhone
9 2 (11.11%) GCC
9 2 (11.11%) WebSockets
9 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (11.11%) Degree
9 2 (11.11%) Mechatronics
9 2 (11.11%) Computer Science

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (22.22%) Wireless
2 3 (16.67%) 802.11
2 3 (16.67%) GSM
2 3 (16.67%) NFC
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) MQTT
3 2 (11.11%) Multicast
3 2 (11.11%) UMTS
4 1 (5.56%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) GCC
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (16.67%) Electronics
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Embedded Software Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) UI Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) C Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded C Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (11.11%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.11%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 6 (33.33%) Android
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Android Development
2 5 (27.78%) iOS Development
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Mechatronics
4 2 (11.11%) Process Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C
2 7 (38.89%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 9000
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Xamarin
2 1 (5.56%) MobileIron