The first 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 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 North East 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 61 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Electronics 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.31% - 0.96%
As % of the General category 1.40% - 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
143 75 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.87% 24.19% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 37 62
Average daily rate £263 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £343 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Electronics
England

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 2 - - 4
Durham - - - - 4
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) VC++
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Firmware
2 2 (40.00%) MFC
2 2 (40.00%) DTV
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) 3G
1 1 (20.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Visual C++ Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) MFC
1 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
1 2 (40.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) VC++
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle