The proportion of beverage companies hiring for ‘internet of things’-related positions increased last month, according to recently-released figures.

A total of 22.6% of the companies included in GlobalData’s analysis were recruiting for at least one position in the area in February. The figure represents a lift on the 19.4% hiring for Internet of Things-related jobs a year earlier. In January, the rate was also lower, at 20.6%.

Of all advertised vacancies in the global beverage industry in February, 0.2% were linked to IoT, a slight fall on the 0.3% proportion in the same month of 2021.

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GlobalData's analysis shows that beverage companies are hiring for internet of things jobs at a lower rate than the average for all companies in the data provider's job analytics database last month, which stood at 1.1%.

Internet of things is one of the topics that GlobalData has identified as being a key disruptive force facing companies in the coming years. Those that are investing in these areas now are considered to be better prepared for the future business landscape.

GlobalData's job analytics database tracks the daily hiring patterns of companies worldwide, drawing in jobs as they're posted and tagging them with additional layers of data, from the seniority of each position to whether a job is linked to wider industry trends.

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