Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 May 2019 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 190 162
Rank change year-on-year 0 -28 +27
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.043% 0.061% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.41% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year - -11.76% -8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - £55.00
10th Percentile £42.50 - £27.74
90th Percentile £47.50 - £77.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 549 732 569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.82% 14.84% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 431 302
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £200 £200 £171
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 39
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.17 £19.39 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.07% +21.17% +10.34%
10th Percentile £11.55 £12.20 £10.45
90th Percentile £45.25 £38.38 £72.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.90
% change year-on-year - +0.50% -20.40%

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Bluetooth as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Bluetooth in the West Midlands

Bluetooth
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bluetooth in the West Midlands

Bluetooth
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bluetooth in the West Midlands

Bluetooth
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 May 2019. 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
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Bluetooth
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Bluetooth also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) ASIC
1 2 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Rational DOORS

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) ASIC
1 2 (100.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree