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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank - 83 -
Contract jobs citing Electronics 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.074% -
As % of the General category - 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £750 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
Electronics
Scotland

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
785 752 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 55.09% 55.87% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 382 255
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £536 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Mechatronics
4 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
4 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) RS-232
4 1 (25.00%) RS-485
4 1 (25.00%) PhD
4 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (25.00%) Firmware
4 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (25.00%) Neural Network

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) RS-232
1 1 (25.00%) RS-485
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithm Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) C Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Mechatronics
1 1 (25.00%) Neural Network
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (50.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware