The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Middlesex 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 24 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Electronics 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.62% 2.93% 0.72%
As % of the General category 8.45% 8.86% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
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£315 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -
General Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
71 79 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 31.00% 33.05% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 36
Average daily rate £373 £313 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% -29.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £192 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £555 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +9.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £15.50 £20.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Electronics
South East

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (65.00%) Military
3 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (50.00%) C++
5 9 (45.00%) Java
5 9 (45.00%) Linux
5 9 (45.00%) UML
6 7 (35.00%) OO
6 7 (35.00%) Requirements Management
6 7 (35.00%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (35.00%) Multithreading
7 6 (30.00%) Degree
7 6 (30.00%) Validation
7 6 (30.00%) MATLAB
8 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
8 4 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (15.00%) Open Source
9 3 (15.00%) Android
9 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (15.00%) STL
10 2 (10.00%) IBM
10 2 (10.00%) Firmware
10 2 (10.00%) C
10 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
10 2 (10.00%) V-Model
10 2 (10.00%) Marketing
10 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
10 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (5.00%) HSPA
1 1 (5.00%) ZigBee
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
1 1 (5.00%) 802.15
1 1 (5.00%) IPv6
1 1 (5.00%) GPRS
1 1 (5.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (5.00%) UMTS
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (5.00%) RequisitePro
General
1 13 (65.00%) Military
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Systems Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Hardware Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) STL
2 1 (5.00%) Android NDK
2 1 (5.00%) CSS3
2 1 (5.00%) WebKit
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) DOM
2 1 (5.00%) XSL
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) Swing
2 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (15.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) Physics
4 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (45.00%) UML
3 7 (35.00%) OO
3 7 (35.00%) Requirements Management
3 7 (35.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (30.00%) Validation
5 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.00%) V-Model
6 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) Android Development
7 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Use Case
7 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C++
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (10.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) EMC
Middlesex
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