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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 14 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Electronics 16 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.20% 3.00% 2.08%
As % of the General category 20.78% 11.54% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate £275 £308 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.56% -6.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
General Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
77 52 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.84% 26.00% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 49
Average daily rate £405 £325 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.53% -15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £485 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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 16 April 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%) C++
2 13 (65.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) Military
3 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (55.00%) Linux
4 10 (50.00%) UML
5 9 (45.00%) OO
5 9 (45.00%) MATLAB
5 9 (45.00%) Validation
5 9 (45.00%) Multithreading
6 5 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (25.00%) Requirements Management
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) C
7 4 (20.00%) Android
7 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
7 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.00%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (15.00%) STL
9 2 (10.00%) EMC
9 2 (10.00%) Marketing
9 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
9 2 (10.00%) Open Source
9 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (10.00%) Android NDK
10 1 (5.00%) GLSL
10 1 (5.00%) System Testing

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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%) NFC
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (15.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 13 (65.00%) Military
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Hardware Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Graphics Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) STL
2 2 (10.00%) Android NDK
3 1 (5.00%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (5.00%) Qt
3 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (5.00%) Physics
3 1 (5.00%) Animation
3 1 (5.00%) Handset
3 1 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (50.00%) UML
3 9 (45.00%) OO
3 9 (45.00%) Validation
3 9 (45.00%) Multithreading
4 5 (25.00%) Requirements Management
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) System Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Android Development
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) CAD
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C++
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) MATLAB
3 4 (20.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (5.00%) Perforce