The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the M4 Corridor 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 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Electronics 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 20.00% - -
As % of the General category 40.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
Electronics
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

General Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
5 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 50.00% 33.33% 58.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Average daily rate £450 £425 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +269.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
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 the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronics across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronics across the M4 Corridor region.

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

Electronics
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java