The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 87 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Electronics 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.084% -
As % of the General category 0.44% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Electronics
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1147 582 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 67.99% 49.07% 56.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 298 246
Average daily rate £400 £425 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 19
Average hourly rate £20.50 £10.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.23% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.46 £22.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Electronics
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Electronics Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (75.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) Device Driver
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++
4 2 (25.00%) Assembly Language
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) PhD
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) Neural Network
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (25.00%) Firmware
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Mechatronics
4 2 (25.00%) ZigBee
4 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
4 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Avionics
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Finance

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (25.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) STL
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Device Driver
2 2 (25.00%) Neural Network
2 2 (25.00%) Mechatronics
2 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) DTV
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
1 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++
4 2 (25.00%) Assembly Language
4 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PhD
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP