The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Bedfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 51 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Electronics 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.20% 0.42% -
As % of the General category 0.57% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -
General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
175 78 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 34.25% 32.77% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 37 67
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £175 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.01 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% -65.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.01 £29.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £42.50 £128.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Electronics
East of England

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronics across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronics across the Bedfordshire region.

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - - - - 2
Electronics
East of England

Electronics
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Electronics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronics.

1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Electronics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing