The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing Electronics 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - 0.68%
As % of the General category - - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.09%
Electronics
East Midlands

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

General Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
115 79 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.72% 27.82% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 36
Average daily rate £280 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £10.44 £9.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+259.19% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.44 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £18.80 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Electronics
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (100.00%) VHDL
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (50.00%) Altera

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) FPGA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) FPGA/VHDL Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VHDL Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VHDL Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) VHDL
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Altera
1 1 (50.00%) Xilinx