The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 92 82 74
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing Electronics 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the General category 1.02% 0.87% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
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£365 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £8.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
Electronics
North West

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

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
687 459 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.66% 32.95% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 256 153
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £195 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 21
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.13 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £80.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (92.31%) Manufacturing
2 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 11 (84.62%) Programme Management
2 11 (84.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (84.62%) Marketing
2 11 (84.62%) SAP
2 11 (84.62%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (84.62%) DTV
2 11 (84.62%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (38.46%) Agresso
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Confluence
6 2 (15.38%) hybris
6 2 (15.38%) ATDD
6 2 (15.38%) Big Data
6 2 (15.38%) JUnit
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (15.38%) Confluence
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (84.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (38.46%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
1 1 (7.69%) Modbus
1 1 (7.69%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 12 (92.31%) Manufacturing
2 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 11 (84.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Business Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) C Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
1 3 (23.08%) Ajax
2 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) JSP
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) XSD
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) LINQ
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.69%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) DTV
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) CAN bus
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Programme Management
1 11 (84.62%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
2 4 (30.77%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) ATDD
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) B2C
5 1 (7.69%) CAD
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Memory Management
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) hybris
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle