The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 370 372 365
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Electronics 44 61 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.40% 0.48% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 16
Average daily rate
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£405 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £10.98 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £42.20 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
Electronics
England

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

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10958 12642 12948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.10% 50.07% 52.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7943 8939 8978
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 159 210
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £47.00 £51.61
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 London

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in London

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in London

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram in London

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in London

Electronics
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Electronics Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
City of London +9 12 £350 -10.82% 10
Greenwich - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
New Malden - - - - 5
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 2
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 67 (59.82%) Marketing
2 65 (58.04%) Digital Marketing
2 65 (58.04%) DTV
3 59 (52.68%) Telecoms
4 57 (50.89%) Finance
4 57 (50.89%) Manufacturing
4 57 (50.89%) SAP
4 57 (50.89%) Business Intelligence
4 57 (50.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 57 (50.89%) Programme Management
5 22 (19.64%) Degree
6 21 (18.75%) C++
7 19 (16.96%) Linux
7 19 (16.96%) Computer Science
8 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (15.18%) Software Engineering
8 17 (15.18%) C
9 16 (14.29%) HTML
10 15 (13.39%) JavaScript
10 15 (13.39%) SQL
10 15 (13.39%) OO
10 15 (13.39%) Retail
11 13 (11.61%) OOP
12 12 (10.71%) Oracle
12 12 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
13 11 (9.82%) User Experience
13 11 (9.82%) CSS
13 11 (9.82%) Embedded C
13 11 (9.82%) NHS
14 10 (8.93%) HTML5

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (3.57%) SAS
1 4 (3.57%) CMS
2 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.68%) Confluence
3 2 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (0.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.79%) MS Project
1 2 (1.79%) MS Office
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.89%) InDesign
2 1 (0.89%) RoboHelp
2 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 57 (50.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.89%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) SaaS
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) DVB
2 2 (1.79%) LTE
2 2 (1.79%) DLNA
2 2 (1.79%) LDAP
2 2 (1.79%) GSM
2 2 (1.79%) LAN
2 2 (1.79%) WAN
2 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.79%) Wireless
2 2 (1.79%) UPnP
3 1 (0.89%) NFC
3 1 (0.89%) TETRA
3 1 (0.89%) WiMAX
3 1 (0.89%) 3G
3 1 (0.89%) MPLS
3 1 (0.89%) DSL
3 1 (0.89%) IPsec
3 1 (0.89%) 2G
3 1 (0.89%) DHCP
3 1 (0.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.46%) MySQL
2 5 (4.46%) Big Data
3 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.89%) Impala
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.89%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.89%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 6 (5.36%) JIRA
2 5 (4.46%) Subversion
2 5 (4.46%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.79%) Hudson
4 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.79%) GDB
4 2 (1.79%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.79%) Selenium
5 1 (0.89%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.89%) NUnit
5 1 (0.89%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.89%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.89%) Ant
5 1 (0.89%) Capybara
5 1 (0.89%) RSpec
General
1 67 (59.82%) Marketing
2 59 (52.68%) Telecoms
3 57 (50.89%) Finance
3 57 (50.89%) Manufacturing
4 15 (13.39%) Retail
5 5 (4.46%) Games
6 4 (3.57%) Banking
7 3 (2.68%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.89%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.89%) Military
8 1 (0.89%) Automotive
8 1 (0.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (24.11%) Developer
2 17 (15.18%) Analyst
3 15 (13.39%) Software Engineer
3 15 (13.39%) Business Analyst
4 11 (9.82%) Junior
5 10 (8.93%) Project Manager
5 10 (8.93%) Junior Software Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Architect
7 6 (5.36%) Consultant
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Designer
9 4 (3.57%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.57%) SQL Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.68%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (2.68%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.68%) Administrator
10 3 (2.68%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.29%) HTML
2 11 (9.82%) CSS
3 10 (8.93%) HTML5
4 7 (6.25%) CSS3
5 6 (5.36%) .NET
5 6 (5.36%) jQuery
6 4 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.57%) Middleware
6 4 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.68%) XHTML
7 3 (2.68%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (1.79%) XML
8 2 (1.79%) STL
9 1 (0.89%) WCF
9 1 (0.89%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 65 (58.04%) DTV
2 19 (16.96%) Computer Science
3 12 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (9.82%) User Experience
4 11 (9.82%) NHS
5 7 (6.25%) STB
6 5 (4.46%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.46%) Social Media
7 4 (3.57%) FMCG
7 4 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.68%) Blog
8 3 (2.68%) IPTV
8 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.68%) Handset
8 3 (2.68%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (2.68%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.68%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.96%) Linux
2 9 (8.04%) Windows
3 8 (7.14%) Android
4 4 (3.57%) UNIX
5 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.79%) CentOS
7 1 (0.89%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (58.04%) Digital Marketing
2 57 (50.89%) Business Intelligence
2 57 (50.89%) Programme Management
3 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.18%) Software Engineering
4 15 (13.39%) OO
5 13 (11.61%) OOP
6 8 (7.14%) TDD
7 7 (6.25%) Analytics
7 7 (6.25%) Scrum
8 6 (5.36%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.46%) Data Analytics
10 4 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (3.57%) DevOps
10 4 (3.57%) Customer Insight
10 4 (3.57%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.57%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.75%) C++
2 17 (15.18%) C
3 15 (13.39%) JavaScript
3 15 (13.39%) SQL
4 11 (9.82%) Embedded C
5 7 (6.25%) Java
5 7 (6.25%) Python
6 6 (5.36%) C#
7 5 (4.46%) Ruby
7 5 (4.46%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.57%) Perl
9 3 (2.68%) PHP
9 3 (2.68%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.89%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.89%) VC++
11 1 (0.89%) VB
11 1 (0.89%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (19.64%) Degree
2 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (0.89%) OCPJP
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.89%) PMP
2 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.89%) MCSE
2 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.89%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) HL7
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.79%) vSphere
2 2 (1.79%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.89%) NFS
3 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.89%) KVM
3 1 (0.89%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) ZABBIX
1 2 (1.79%) Nagios
2 1 (0.89%) SCOM
2 1 (0.89%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.89%) YUM
Vendors
1 57 (50.89%) SAP
2 12 (10.71%) Oracle
3 5 (4.46%) Adobe
4 4 (3.57%) VMware
5 3 (2.68%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.79%) Wind River
6 2 (1.79%) Cognos
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco
6 2 (1.79%) Perforce
7 1 (0.89%) Zend
7 1 (0.89%) Google
7 1 (0.89%) Huawei
7 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.89%) Sony
7 1 (0.89%) HP
7 1 (0.89%) EMC
7 1 (0.89%) Intel
7 1 (0.89%) Siebel
7 1 (0.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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