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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Electronics 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.09% - -
As % of the General category 3.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -0.68%
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
227 195 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.47% 35.85% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 110 75
Average daily rate £383 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £180 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 13
Average hourly rate £13.84 £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.40% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.84 £9.15 £7.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £16.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 March 2015, 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 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) DTV
2 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
2 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Automotive
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) ATM
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) German Language
5 1 (9.09%) Degree

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) ATM
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) IPsec
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Automotive
4 2 (18.18%) German Language
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Billing
5 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior VB.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Service Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) DTV
2 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
1 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
1 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Nortel
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Verint
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco