The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 38 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Electronics 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.81% 1.01% 1.90%
As % of the General category 1.92% 2.59% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£351 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.47% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £29.25 £25.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -29.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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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 Coventry region.

General Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
156 116 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 42.28% 38.93% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 40
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £266 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 8
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 8 (100.00%) Automotive
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
3 6 (75.00%) Validation
4 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
4 5 (62.50%) EMC
5 4 (50.00%) Mentor Graphics
5 4 (50.00%) Avionics
5 4 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (25.00%) Telematics
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
7 1 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
7 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) IPv4
7 1 (12.50%) IPv6
7 1 (12.50%) 3G
7 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (12.50%) 2G
7 1 (12.50%) LTE

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (12.50%) IPv4
3 1 (12.50%) IPv6
3 1 (12.50%) 3G
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) 2G
3 1 (12.50%) LTE
3 1 (12.50%) MIMO
3 1 (12.50%) 4G
General
1 8 (100.00%) Automotive
2 4 (50.00%) Avionics
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Telematics
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Validation
2 4 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) DMAIC
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) EMC
2 4 (50.00%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Cadence