The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 June 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 54 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.16% 0.36% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 1.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £463 £463
% change year-on-year -14.86% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -3.84% -10.85%  

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 Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 87 110 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.03% 19.96% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 61 60
Median daily rate £288 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.34% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £572 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.95% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

Bluetooth
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

Bluetooth
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bluetooth in Wales

Bluetooth
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bluetooth within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -7 1 - -
Bluetooth
UK

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

1 13 (92.86%) Firmware
1 13 (92.86%) Coaching
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Wireless
3 7 (50.00%) Android
3 7 (50.00%) Android Development
4 6 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (28.57%) C
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Android Studio
6 3 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (21.43%) JTAG
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
6 3 (21.43%) ASIC
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) OOD

Bluetooth
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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%) Wireless
2 6 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Android Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Firmware Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Android Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Applications Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (21.43%) ASIC
2 3 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Coaching
2 7 (50.00%) Android Development
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Firmware