Period
to 6 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 6 December 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 190 185
Rank change year-on-year +37 -5 +28
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 10 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 0.76% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 7
Yorkshire median daily rate - £413 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% -
England median daily rate £425 £401 £425
% change year-on-year +6.12% -5.76% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.75 - -
England median hourly rate £46.50 £50.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -7.00% +31.58% -8.43%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 472 659 661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.42% 13.33% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 410 409
Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.86% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £186 £262 £160
90th Percentile £550 £575 £550
England median daily rate £418 £425 £401
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 52 45
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.63 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +10.04% -2.07%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.88 £11.29
90th Percentile £43.38 £25.00 £32.60
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.95% -16.89%

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Bluetooth as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Bluetooth in Yorkshire

Bluetooth
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bluetooth in Yorkshire

Bluetooth
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bluetooth in Yorkshire

Bluetooth
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 6 December 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
West Yorkshire +37 4 - - 2
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Bluetooth
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 9 (90.00%) C
1 9 (90.00%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Embedded C
3 7 (70.00%) Embedded C++
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (60.00%) JIRA
4 6 (60.00%) ClearQuest
4 6 (60.00%) VoIP
4 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) ClearCase
4 6 (60.00%) Redmine
4 6 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) ZigBee
6 2 (20.00%) STB
6 2 (20.00%) DVB
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Electronics
7 1 (10.00%) Law
7 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
7 1 (10.00%) ThreadX
7 1 (10.00%) OOD
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) 3G
7 1 (10.00%) LTE

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 9 (90.00%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) DVB
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) ZigBee
4 1 (10.00%) 3G
4 1 (10.00%) 4G
4 1 (10.00%) 5G
4 1 (10.00%) LTE
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) ClearCase
1 6 (60.00%) ClearQuest
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
1 6 (60.00%) Redmine
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (50.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (50.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 5 (50.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 5 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 5 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (40.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 4 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (30.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (20.00%) STB
3 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (10.00%) ThreadX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Cross-Platform Development
4 1 (10.00%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C
2 8 (80.00%) C++
3 7 (70.00%) Embedded C
3 7 (70.00%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Renesas
1 1 (10.00%) Sigfox