The first 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 18 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 359 348 377
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Contract jobs citing Electronics 53 41 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.48% 0.37% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 10
Average daily rate £361 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.46% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £199 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £463 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11112 11076 14904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.93% 51.27% 53.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7820 7859 10105
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 122 241
Average hourly rate £21.88 £22.50 £21.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Electronics
England

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 18 April 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
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 18 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
City of London -4 14 £400 -11.05% 15
Uxbridge - 3 - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 46 (45.10%) Degree
2 39 (38.24%) Computer Science
3 34 (33.33%) C++
4 27 (26.47%) DTV
5 25 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (22.55%) Marketing
6 23 (22.55%) Software Engineering
7 21 (20.59%) Programme Management
7 21 (20.59%) Finance
7 21 (20.59%) Manufacturing
7 21 (20.59%) Java
8 20 (19.61%) SAP
8 20 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (19.61%) Telecoms
8 20 (19.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 20 (19.61%) Digital Marketing
8 20 (19.61%) Android
9 17 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
10 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
11 15 (14.71%) HTML
11 15 (14.71%) SQL
12 14 (13.73%) C
12 14 (13.73%) Linux
12 14 (13.73%) Python
13 13 (12.75%) OO
13 13 (12.75%) CSS
14 12 (11.76%) OOP
15 11 (10.78%) PhD
15 11 (10.78%) 3D Graphics
16 10 (9.80%) OpenGL

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (2.94%) Node.js
2 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.98%) Confluence
2 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Fireworks
1 2 (1.96%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.96%) MS Project
1 2 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.98%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.98%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (19.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.98%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Wireless
2 4 (3.92%) LAN
2 4 (3.92%) Broadband
2 4 (3.92%) TETRA
2 4 (3.92%) VLAN
3 2 (1.96%) Internet
3 2 (1.96%) 3G
3 2 (1.96%) DVB
3 2 (1.96%) LDAP
3 2 (1.96%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.98%) LTE
4 1 (0.98%) DNS
4 1 (0.98%) CDMA
4 1 (0.98%) UMTS
4 1 (0.98%) HTTP
4 1 (0.98%) VPN
4 1 (0.98%) Firewall
4 1 (0.98%) 2G
4 1 (0.98%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) MySQL
1 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.98%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.98%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.98%) VLDB
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.98%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.98%) Big Data
3 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.94%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.96%) JIRA
4 1 (0.98%) Selenium
4 1 (0.98%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.98%) Toad
4 1 (0.98%) LLVM
4 1 (0.98%) Hudson
General
1 23 (22.55%) Marketing
2 21 (20.59%) Finance
2 21 (20.59%) Manufacturing
3 20 (19.61%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.84%) Games
4 8 (7.84%) Multimedia
5 4 (3.92%) Retail
6 2 (1.96%) Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.98%) Law
7 1 (0.98%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (34.31%) Developer
2 11 (10.78%) Software Engineer
3 9 (8.82%) .NET Developer
4 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (7.84%) Python Developer
4 8 (7.84%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (4.90%) Design Engineer
5 5 (4.90%) Android Developer
6 4 (3.92%) Network Engineer
6 4 (3.92%) Project Manager
6 4 (3.92%) Radio Engineer
6 4 (3.92%) Radio Network Engineer
7 3 (2.94%) MySQL Developer
7 3 (2.94%) ASP Developer
7 3 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Developer
7 3 (2.94%) Web Developer
7 3 (2.94%) Administrator
8 2 (1.96%) Development Engineer
8 2 (1.96%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.71%) HTML
2 13 (12.75%) CSS
3 10 (9.80%) OpenGL
3 10 (9.80%) Qt
3 10 (9.80%) OpenGL ES
4 9 (8.82%) .NET
4 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET
5 8 (7.84%) .NET Framework
6 7 (6.86%) Direct3D
7 4 (3.92%) OpenCL
8 3 (2.94%) jQuery
8 3 (2.94%) HTML5
9 2 (1.96%) Android SDK
9 2 (1.96%) Web Services
9 2 (1.96%) XML
10 1 (0.98%) WPF
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle Streams
10 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.98%) JSON
10 1 (0.98%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 39 (38.24%) Computer Science
2 27 (26.47%) DTV
3 17 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (10.78%) 3D Graphics
5 10 (9.80%) Physics
6 9 (8.82%) NHS
7 7 (6.86%) STB
7 7 (6.86%) RenderMan
8 4 (3.92%) IPTV
8 4 (3.92%) CCTV
8 4 (3.92%) Video on Demand
9 3 (2.94%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.94%) Device Driver
9 3 (2.94%) Handset
10 2 (1.96%) Arduino
10 2 (1.96%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.96%) New Media
10 2 (1.96%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.96%) FMCG
10 2 (1.96%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.61%) Android
2 14 (13.73%) Linux
3 4 (3.92%) UNIX
3 4 (3.92%) Windows
4 3 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.98%) CentOS
5 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.55%) Software Engineering
3 21 (20.59%) Programme Management
4 20 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (19.61%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (12.75%) OO
6 12 (11.76%) OOP
7 10 (9.80%) MVC
7 10 (9.80%) TDD
8 9 (8.82%) Scrum
9 7 (6.86%) Project Management
10 6 (5.88%) Software Testing
11 5 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.90%) Android Development
12 4 (3.92%) Risk Management
12 4 (3.92%) UML
13 3 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (2.94%) Product Marketing
13 3 (2.94%) Unit Testing
13 3 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 34 (33.33%) C++
2 21 (20.59%) Java
3 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.71%) SQL
5 14 (13.73%) C
5 14 (13.73%) Python
6 10 (9.80%) C#
6 10 (9.80%) GLSL
6 10 (9.80%) HLSL
7 3 (2.94%) Perl
7 3 (2.94%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.98%) Scala
9 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.98%) Ruby
9 1 (0.98%) PHP
9 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (45.10%) Degree
2 11 (10.78%) PhD
3 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) MCTS
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.98%) OCP
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.98%) MCP
4 1 (0.98%) HNC
4 1 (0.98%) HND
4 1 (0.98%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) SLA
1 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.98%) vSphere
3 1 (0.98%) Xen
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.98%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.98%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.98%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (19.61%) SAP
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle
3 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.94%) VMware
4 2 (1.96%) Google
5 1 (0.98%) Unica
5 1 (0.98%) HP
5 1 (0.98%) Intel
5 1 (0.98%) Cerner
5 1 (0.98%) IBM
5 1 (0.98%) Mapinfo
5 1 (0.98%) Apple
5 1 (0.98%) Adobe
5 1 (0.98%) Perforce
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