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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 63 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Electronics 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.70% 0.61% 0.75%
As % of the General category 2.48% 1.75% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £343 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.34% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £426 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £434 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +60.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +23.07%
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
202 229 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.25% 34.64% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 135 151
Median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £491 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £31.85 £34.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% +28.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £11.51 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £42.50 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +14.76%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) Logistics
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Firmware
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (12.50%) Automotive
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) Simulink
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) C#

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Moq
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# WCF Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Control Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) WCF Developer
2 1 (12.50%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Logistics
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Server Building
3 1 (12.50%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
2 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) VMware