The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bluetooth
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.96% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
Bluetooth
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
110 124 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.03% 18.13% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 103 31
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Bluetooth as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Bluetooth
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Bluetooth
Top 9 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 7 (100.00%) Firmware
2 6 (85.71%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (85.71%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (14.29%) ASIC
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Bluetooth
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (85.71%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) ASIC
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Firmware