The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 56 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing Electronics 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.67% 0.26% 0.79%
As % of the General category 4.21% 0.83% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£375 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
- -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.29 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.79% -2.70%
Electronics
England

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

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
95 121 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.86% 31.35% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 56 61
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £253 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
Average hourly rate £16.25 £11.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.25 £6.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.75 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the North East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -17 3 £375 - 1
Durham - 1 - - 3
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 8 (100.00%) SAP
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) DTV
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 8 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 8 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 8 (100.00%) Marketing
1 8 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Play Framework
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) MooTools
5 2 (25.00%) YAML
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) PHPUnit
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Symfony
5 2 (25.00%) JSON

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Business Applications
1 8 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 8 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Play Framework
2 2 (25.00%) MooTools
2 2 (25.00%) YAML
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Symfony
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 8 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) PHP5
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP