The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Edinburgh region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 83 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Contract jobs citing Electronics 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.26% -
As % of the General category 0.51% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £331 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
586 345 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.99% 45.63% 69.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 139 425
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £265 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 19
Average hourly rate £19.50 £9.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -51.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £9.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £10.50 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Electronics
Scotland

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 7 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Mechatronics
1 3 (100.00%) Signal Processing

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mechatronics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree