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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 334 359 341
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Contract jobs citing Electronics 68 45 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.65% 0.36% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £288 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £529 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 24
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £40.00 £33.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £37.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-8.78% +1.36%
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10439 12422 13610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.95% 51.22% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7274 8727 9252
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 £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 192 212
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +22 9 £325 -26.13% 7
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £375 - 1
New Malden - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 60 (49.59%) Marketing
2 59 (48.76%) DTV
3 58 (47.93%) Digital Marketing
4 50 (41.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 50 (41.32%) Programme Management
4 50 (41.32%) Telecoms
4 50 (41.32%) Finance
4 50 (41.32%) Manufacturing
4 50 (41.32%) SAP
4 50 (41.32%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (27.27%) Degree
6 31 (25.62%) C++
7 28 (23.14%) Computer Science
8 25 (20.66%) Software Engineering
9 24 (19.83%) Linux
10 23 (19.01%) C
11 19 (15.70%) Embedded Systems
12 17 (14.05%) SQL
13 16 (13.22%) Java
13 16 (13.22%) NHS
13 16 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (13.22%) Android
14 14 (11.57%) OO
15 13 (10.74%) JavaScript
16 12 (9.92%) HTML
16 12 (9.92%) Oracle
16 12 (9.92%) OOP
17 11 (9.09%) CSS
18 10 (8.26%) STB
19 9 (7.44%) Retail

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (3.31%) SAS
1 4 (3.31%) CMS
2 3 (2.48%) Confluence
3 2 (1.65%) Apache
3 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Project
2 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.83%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 50 (41.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.83%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) DVB
2 4 (3.31%) LDAP
3 1 (0.83%) Broadband
3 1 (0.83%) CDMA
3 1 (0.83%) LAN
3 1 (0.83%) UMTS
3 1 (0.83%) DHCP
3 1 (0.83%) DNS
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) 3G
3 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.83%) Wireless
3 1 (0.83%) TETRA
3 1 (0.83%) UPnP
3 1 (0.83%) VLAN
3 1 (0.83%) NFC
3 1 (0.83%) LTE
3 1 (0.83%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) MySQL
2 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (2.48%) Big Data
4 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.83%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) VLDB
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.83%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.83%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) JIRA
2 4 (3.31%) Subversion
2 4 (3.31%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.48%) Hudson
3 3 (2.48%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.65%) Selenium
4 2 (1.65%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.83%) GDB
5 1 (0.83%) LLVM
5 1 (0.83%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.83%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.83%) NUnit
5 1 (0.83%) Ant
5 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.83%) Toad
General
1 60 (49.59%) Marketing
2 50 (41.32%) Telecoms
2 50 (41.32%) Finance
2 50 (41.32%) Manufacturing
3 9 (7.44%) Retail
4 8 (6.61%) Games
5 4 (3.31%) Banking
6 2 (1.65%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.83%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (21.49%) Developer
2 19 (15.70%) Software Engineer
3 13 (10.74%) Analyst
4 12 (9.92%) Business Analyst
5 10 (8.26%) Junior
6 9 (7.44%) Junior Software Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.79%) Consultant
9 6 (4.96%) Administrator
9 6 (4.96%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (4.13%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.31%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 3 (2.48%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (2.48%) Front-End Developer
12 3 (2.48%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 3 (2.48%) Development Engineer
12 3 (2.48%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.92%) HTML
2 11 (9.09%) CSS
3 8 (6.61%) HTML5
4 6 (4.96%) OpenGL
5 5 (4.13%) OpenGL ES
5 5 (4.13%) jQuery
5 5 (4.13%) Qt
5 5 (4.13%) CSS3
6 4 (3.31%) .NET
6 4 (3.31%) XML
6 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.48%) XHTML
7 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (2.48%) Direct3D
7 3 (2.48%) OpenCL
7 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (1.65%) J2EE
8 2 (1.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (48.76%) DTV
2 28 (23.14%) Computer Science
3 19 (15.70%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (13.22%) NHS
5 10 (8.26%) STB
6 6 (4.96%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (4.96%) Video on Demand
7 5 (4.13%) Social Media
7 5 (4.13%) IPTV
8 4 (3.31%) Mathematics
8 4 (3.31%) Device Driver
9 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.48%) RenderMan
9 3 (2.48%) Physics
9 3 (2.48%) Blog
9 3 (2.48%) FMCG
9 3 (2.48%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.48%) Informatics
10 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.65%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.83%) Linux
2 16 (13.22%) Android
3 9 (7.44%) Windows
4 8 (6.61%) UNIX
5 3 (2.48%) CentOS
5 3 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.83%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.93%) Digital Marketing
2 50 (41.32%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (41.32%) Programme Management
3 25 (20.66%) Software Engineering
4 16 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.57%) OO
6 12 (9.92%) OOP
7 8 (6.61%) TDD
8 7 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.13%) Scrum
10 5 (4.13%) CRM
10 5 (4.13%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.13%) Project Management
10 5 (4.13%) Software Testing
10 5 (4.13%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (4.13%) DevOps
11 4 (3.31%) Analytics
11 4 (3.31%) Web Development
11 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.62%) C++
2 23 (19.01%) C
3 17 (14.05%) SQL
4 16 (13.22%) Java
5 13 (10.74%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.44%) Python
6 9 (7.44%) Embedded C
7 6 (4.96%) Perl
8 5 (4.13%) C#
8 5 (4.13%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.13%) Ruby
8 5 (4.13%) GLSL
8 5 (4.13%) HLSL
9 4 (3.31%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.48%) PHP
11 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.83%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.83%) Scala
12 1 (0.83%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 33 (27.27%) Degree
2 6 (4.96%) PhD
3 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) HND
4 1 (0.83%) OCP
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.83%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.83%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) SLA
1 1 (0.83%) QA
1 1 (0.83%) HL7
1 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.48%) vSphere
3 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.65%) Cronacle
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.83%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.83%) KVM
4 1 (0.83%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Nagios
1 3 (2.48%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) YUM
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 50 (41.32%) SAP
2 12 (9.92%) Oracle
3 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.96%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.96%) VMware
5 5 (4.13%) Adobe
6 3 (2.48%) Perforce
7 2 (1.65%) HP
7 2 (1.65%) Cognos
8 1 (0.83%) IBM
8 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.83%) Sony
8 1 (0.83%) EMC
8 1 (0.83%) Intel
8 1 (0.83%) Cerner
8 1 (0.83%) Google
8 1 (0.83%) Unica
8 1 (0.83%) Zend
8 1 (0.83%) Wind River
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