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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 49 58 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Electronics 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.23% 0.16% 0.39%
As % of the General category 4.08% 0.47% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
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£260 £350 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £350 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
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
245 213 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.21% 34.63% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 110 87
Average daily rate £378 £365 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £6.84 £31.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.93% -16.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (50.00%) Marketing
2 6 (50.00%) SAP
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) DTV
3 4 (33.33%) German Language
3 4 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Automotive
4 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) CCNP
5 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 2 (16.67%) FlexRay
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
6 1 (8.33%) Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) FlexRay
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (8.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (50.00%) Marketing
3 4 (33.33%) German Language
3 4 (33.33%) Automotive
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior VB.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Service Design Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) DTV
2 4 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (8.33%) EPoS
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 6 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Verint
3 1 (8.33%) Nortel
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya