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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 53 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Electronics 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.03% 0.65% -
As % of the General category 3.23% 1.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £435 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
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
217 247 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.05% 40.43% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 136 128
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% +5.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £6.84 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £26.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 6 (66.67%) Aerospace
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SysML
2 5 (55.56%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (55.56%) UML
2 5 (55.56%) Firmware
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Siemens
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Siemens NX

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Design Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior IT Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Vendor Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Vendor Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SysML
1 5 (55.56%) UML
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Siemens