Period
to 7 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 7 June 2020 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 West
6 months to
7 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 208 186
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 0 11 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West - 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.23% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £348 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.33% +14.50%
England median daily rate £331 £375 £438
% change year-on-year -11.67% -14.29% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -22.73%
England median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +13.33%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 392 897 761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.41% 14.93% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 518 429
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £199 £165 £206
90th Percentile £603 £563 £540
England median daily rate £425 £435 £425
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 69 60
Median hourly rate £20.00 £43.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.49% +30.30% -21.43%
10th Percentile £12.63 £17.43 £15.45
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.55 £47.05
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50% +0.63%

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Bluetooth as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Bluetooth in the South West

Bluetooth
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Bluetooth in the South West.

Daily rate trend for Bluetooth in the South West

Bluetooth
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Bluetooth in the South West.

Hourly rate trend for Bluetooth in the South West