The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 54 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Electronics 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.77% 0.63% 1.11%
As % of the General category 1.77% 1.69% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £42.50 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -2.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £42.50 £39.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £42.50 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.57 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-4.29% +0.19%
Electronics
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
283 177 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 43.67% 37.11% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 85 61
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £241 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% +89.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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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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
Chelmsford -15 2 - - 1
Halstead - 1 £250 -
Electronics
East of England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) IEC 61508
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
2 3 (30.00%) LabVIEW
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Firmware
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) Automotive
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) JTAG
4 1 (10.00%) Video Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (10.00%) 4G
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (10.00%) Trac
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
4 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) 4G
2 1 (10.00%) Broadband
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) IPv4
2 1 (10.00%) IPv6
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) 802.11
2 1 (10.00%) DSL
2 1 (10.00%) DVB
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Trac
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) CGI
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) VHDL
1 1 (10.00%) Verilog
1 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (10.00%) SCADA
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Video Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) HNC
1 1 (10.00%) HND
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (30.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (10.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) i2
1 1 (10.00%) QNX
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