The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 16 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Electronics 4 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.25% 9.80% -
As % of the General category 9.09% 35.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
Electronics
Suffolk

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

General Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
44 28 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 35.77% 27.45% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 16 52
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £488 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Electronics
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (50.00%) Network Management
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) HND
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) OOD
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Java Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (50.00%) Network Management
2 3 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) OOD
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 3 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) HND
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared