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 3 months to 29 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
England > South West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 132 140
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.30% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.71% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median daily rate - £325 -
England median daily rate £413 £463 £431
% change year-on-year -10.81% +7.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
South West median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -12.79%  

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 the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 432 526 360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.80% 17.47% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 1166 590
South West median daily rate £371 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.34% +3.57%  
10th Percentile £209 £250 £213
90th Percentile £512 £500 £488
England median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 96 56
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% +19.04%  
10th Percentile £28.15 £12.50 £12.62
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £45.00
England median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.21% +24.44%  

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 South West region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) IEC 62304
2 8 (88.89%) C
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) Embedded C
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (11.11%) Device Driver

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 9 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 9 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) Embedded C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) IEC 62304
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) EMC