The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 61 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Electronics 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 1.24% 0.17%
As % of the General category 1.45% 4.12% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate £375 £260 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -25.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +6.75%
Electronics
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
275 243 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.67% 30.07% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 154 109
Average daily rate £400 £378 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £260 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £6.84 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+338.59% -77.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £6.84 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £6.84 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 7 (70.00%) UML
1 7 (70.00%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Firmware
2 6 (60.00%) Aerospace
2 6 (60.00%) SysML
3 3 (30.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Marketing
3 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware
5 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Bluetooth
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) C++

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (60.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Design Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior IT Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Vendor Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Vendor Manager
3 1 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Report Writer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) UML
2 6 (60.00%) SysML
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) SAP