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 17 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 38 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Electronics 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.67% 0.51% 0.50%
As % of the General category 5.56% 3.33% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.75 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.16%
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
36 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 12.12% 15.15% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 6
Average daily rate £475 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £235 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £36.50 £25.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.74% -31.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.35 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.15 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Devon region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 1 - - 3
Paignton - - - -
Electronics
South West

Electronics
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) VHDL
1 4 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (50.00%) C
3 2 (33.33%) PMP
3 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) CppUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Altera
4 1 (16.67%) Atmel
4 1 (16.67%) GoogleTest
4 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) CppUnit
1 1 (16.67%) GoogleTest
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Verification Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) VHDL
1 4 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) TDD
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PMP
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Altera
1 1 (16.67%) Atmel