The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 51 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing Electronics 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.88% 0.31% 0.88%
As % of the General category 2.26% 0.76% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +325.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £31.00 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £31.00 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.16%
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 Hertfordshire region.

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
266 264 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 39.23% 41.25% 46.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 123 195
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 25
Average hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £34.60 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Electronics
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Electronics Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
Stevenage - 2 - -
Watford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Electronics
East of England

Electronics
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (66.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

General
1 4 (66.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) RF Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) RF Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis