Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 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 West
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 199 219
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20 -12
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.089% 0.088% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.61% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median daily rate £600 - -
England median daily rate £438 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +25.00% +7.69% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
South West median hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%
England median hourly rate £38.00 £40.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.59% -10.56% +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 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 834 819 855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.81% 14.43% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 483 463
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% -
10th Percentile £177 £163 £182
90th Percentile £538 £536 £513
England median daily rate £403 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +0.75% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 82 77
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -15.92% +74.44%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.30 £13.85
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.40 £48.48
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £21.00
% change year-on-year -18.11% +8.74% +5.00%

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Bluetooth as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bluetooth in the South West

Bluetooth
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bluetooth in the South West

Bluetooth
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 25 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
Bristol -6 5 £600 -
Bluetooth
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) Android Development
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Xamarin
3 3 (60.00%) iPad
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (20.00%) Robotics
4 1 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) iOS Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Android Developer
2 3 (60.00%) iOS Android Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (20.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (80.00%) Android Development
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Xamarin