The 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 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 23 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Electronics 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.81% 1.06% 1.11%
As % of the General category 7.95% 3.57% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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 Middlesex region.

General Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
88 84 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 35.34% 29.68% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 32 44
Average daily rate £363 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

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 22 September 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 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 11 (57.89%) Military
2 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) C++
3 9 (47.37%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) Degree
5 7 (36.84%) Requirements Management
5 7 (36.84%) UML
5 7 (36.84%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (31.58%) Mathematics
7 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
7 5 (26.32%) OO
7 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
8 4 (21.05%) Android
8 4 (21.05%) Open Source
8 4 (21.05%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
8 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Marketing
9 3 (15.79%) Validation
9 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
9 3 (15.79%) STL
9 3 (15.79%) C
9 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
10 2 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (10.53%) Android Development
10 2 (10.53%) HTML5
10 2 (10.53%) V-Model

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (5.26%) GPRS
1 1 (5.26%) 3GPP
1 1 (5.26%) UMTS
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) IPv6
1 1 (5.26%) 802.15
1 1 (5.26%) DVB
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
1 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
1 1 (5.26%) ZigBee
1 1 (5.26%) HSPA
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (5.26%) RequisitePro
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (57.89%) Military
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Systems Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Test Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Development Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Hardware Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) STL
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) Swing
2 2 (10.53%) OpenGL
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) WebKit
3 1 (5.26%) Android NDK
3 1 (5.26%) XHTML
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) DOM
3 1 (5.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Mathematics
2 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
3 4 (21.05%) Open Source
3 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Physics
4 2 (10.53%) Firmware
4 2 (10.53%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (5.26%) Interactive TV
5 1 (5.26%) IPTV
5 1 (5.26%) DTV
5 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
5 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) UML
2 7 (36.84%) Requirements Management
3 5 (26.32%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
4 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Validation
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) Android Development
6 2 (10.53%) V-Model
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C++
2 8 (42.11%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) C
3 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Perforce
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