The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 28 March 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.32% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £475 £275
% change year-on-year -18.42% +72.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +46.66% -  

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 South Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 94 95 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 16.76% 16.32% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 68 33
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £138 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £456 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.40% -60.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Bluetooth as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Bluetooth in South Wales

Bluetooth
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bluetooth in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 14 (100.00%) Firmware
1 14 (100.00%) Coaching
2 7 (50.00%) Android Development
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (50.00%) Wireless
2 7 (50.00%) Android
3 4 (28.57%) Android Studio
3 4 (28.57%) C
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
4 3 (21.43%) ASIC
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (21.43%) JTAG

Bluetooth
Co-occurring 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 7 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 7 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Android Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Android Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Applications Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) ASIC
1 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Android
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Coaching
2 7 (50.00%) Android Development
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) JTAG
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Firmware