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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bluetooth
Wales / South Wales
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.70% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £265
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +79.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £52.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-7.61% +23.52%

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
101 96 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.09% 16.47% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 74 45
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £194 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 13 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Wales region with a requirement for Bluetooth.

1 10 (100.00%) Firmware
2 9 (90.00%) Coaching
3 8 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (50.00%) Wireless
4 5 (50.00%) C
5 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (30.00%) ASIC
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Android
6 2 (20.00%) Android Development
6 2 (20.00%) Android Studio
6 2 (20.00%) Windows

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 8 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Android Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) ASIC
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Coaching
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Firmware