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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 25 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Electronics 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.03% 0.91% 1.21%
As % of the General category 4.35% 2.38% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£285 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.89%
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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
46 84 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 23.59% 38.18% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 50 35
Average daily rate £413 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £329 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £588 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +107.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £24.00 £17.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £28.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) C++
4 5 (50.00%) UML
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (30.00%) IPTV
6 3 (30.00%) DTV
6 3 (30.00%) DVB
6 3 (30.00%) Military
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Android
6 3 (30.00%) Physics
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Android Development
7 2 (20.00%) Marketing
7 2 (20.00%) WebKit
7 2 (20.00%) C
7 2 (20.00%) UNIX
7 2 (20.00%) Firmware
7 2 (20.00%) OpenGL

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (30.00%) DVB
2 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (10.00%) HSPA
2 1 (10.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (10.00%) GPRS
2 1 (10.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (10.00%) UMTS
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) IPv6
2 1 (10.00%) 802.15
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) RequisitePro
General
1 3 (30.00%) Military
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML5
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) WebKit
2 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (20.00%) Swing
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) XHTML
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) DOM
3 1 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) IPTV
3 3 (30.00%) DTV
3 3 (30.00%) Physics
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (10.00%) Interactive TV
5 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
5 1 (10.00%) W3C
5 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Android Development
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Perforce
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) HP