The first 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 18 April 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 Birmingham 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 57 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Electronics 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.39% -
As % of the General category 0.47% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £350 £294 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
212 156 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.58% 30.47% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 85 130
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Average hourly rate £23.75 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.81% +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Electronics
West Midlands

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 27 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Couchbase

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Couchbase
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP