The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 16 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 Bristol 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 60 55 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Electronics 13 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.37% 0.76% 0.40%
As % of the General category 4.21% 1.94% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate £310 £271 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
309 258 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.56% 39.27% 50.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 175 364
Average daily rate £385 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 27
Average hourly rate £22.25 £30.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.83% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Electronics
South West

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronics across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronics across the Bristol region.

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronics across the Bristol region.

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 15 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (50.00%) Degree
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 7 (38.89%) DTV
4 7 (38.89%) GSM
4 7 (38.89%) UMTS
5 6 (33.33%) WCDMA
5 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (33.33%) GPRS
5 6 (33.33%) SMS
5 6 (33.33%) SAP
5 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (33.33%) Integration Acceptance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 6 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 6 (33.33%) Marketing
5 6 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (33.33%) LTE
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
8 3 (16.67%) jQuery
8 3 (16.67%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) Scrum
9 2 (11.11%) MVC
9 2 (11.11%) Risk Management

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) GSM
1 7 (38.89%) UMTS
2 6 (33.33%) WCDMA
2 6 (33.33%) GPRS
2 6 (33.33%) SMS
2 6 (33.33%) LTE
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) RNC
4 1 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (5.56%) Intranet
4 1 (5.56%) 3G
4 1 (5.56%) DVB
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) WATIR
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Hudson
1 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 6 (33.33%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
1 6 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) DOM
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) Java EE
4 1 (5.56%) Zend Framework
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) DTV
2 2 (11.11%) Streaming Video
3 1 (5.56%) IPTV
3 1 (5.56%) MPEG
3 1 (5.56%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) VxWorks
2 1 (5.56%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Integration Acceptance Testing
1 6 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 6 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) IC Design
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) PHP5
4 1 (5.56%) Pascal
4 1 (5.56%) Prolog
4 1 (5.56%) Fortran
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) APMP
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Zend
3 1 (5.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Cadence
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