The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 28 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Electronics 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.55% 1.42% 1.30%
As % of the General category 3.23% 8.33% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £185 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +6.75%
Electronics
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

General Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
31 36 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 17.03% 16.98% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 22
Average daily rate £388 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £185 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £609
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £21.20 £10.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Electronics
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) RF Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) RF Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware