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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 42 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Electronics 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.36% 1.30% 0.45%
As % of the General category 3.13% 10.53% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
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
32 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 11.59% 12.38% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 20
Average daily rate £325 £488 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £319 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £540 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £29.25 £36.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.86% +160.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Tcl

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware