The first 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 23 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 Essex 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 58 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs citing Electronics 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.40% 1.89% 0.70%
As % of the General category 1.12% 5.76% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +0.71%
General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
268 139 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.50% 32.86% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 58 62
Average daily rate £400 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £243 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 14
Average hourly rate £37.75 £31.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.77% +29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £44.80 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Electronics
East of England

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Braintree - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Electronics
East of England

Electronics
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (50.00%) VHDL
2 1 (25.00%) Verilog
2 1 (25.00%) FMECA
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Human Factors
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Altera
2 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (50.00%) VHDL
2 1 (25.00%) Verilog
2 1 (25.00%) Human Factors
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) FMECA
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Altera
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) IBM