The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 135 131 126
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Electronics 23 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the General category 1.88% 0.85% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 0
Average daily rate £330 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
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 West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1221 1174 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.22% 35.89% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 665 472
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 55 49
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £25.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -28.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.25 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.47 £42.10 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -5 17 £330 +11.86% 13
Cheshire -5 2 £278 -38.33% 7
Merseyside - 1 £230 - 1
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 21 (63.64%) Telecoms
1 21 (63.64%) Programme Management
2 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 20 (60.61%) Manufacturing
2 20 (60.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (60.61%) Marketing
2 20 (60.61%) Digital Marketing
2 20 (60.61%) SAP
2 20 (60.61%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (27.27%) Subversion
3 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (27.27%) Spring
3 9 (27.27%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) Linux
3 9 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (24.24%) SOLID
4 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
4 8 (24.24%) Gradle
4 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
4 8 (24.24%) IBM
4 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 8 (24.24%) Ant
4 8 (24.24%) JBoss
4 8 (24.24%) Maven
4 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
4 8 (24.24%) Perforce
4 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
5 5 (15.15%) XML
5 5 (15.15%) CSS
5 5 (15.15%) HTML

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (24.24%) JBoss
2 4 (12.12%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 20 (60.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (3.03%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) IPsec
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) MPLS
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) VoIP
1 1 (3.03%) VPLS
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
1 1 (3.03%) WAAS
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
1 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.03%) FileMaker
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Subversion
2 8 (24.24%) Ant
2 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 8 (24.24%) Gradle
2 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
2 8 (24.24%) Maven
3 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
3 4 (12.12%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.03%) RequisitePro
General
1 21 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 20 (60.61%) Manufacturing
2 20 (60.61%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Business Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Software Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) HR Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Report Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Integration Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Integration Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Spring
2 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
3 5 (15.15%) CSS
3 5 (15.15%) HTML
3 5 (15.15%) XML
4 4 (12.12%) CSS3
5 2 (6.06%) .NET
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.03%) Ajax
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.03%) J2EE
6 1 (3.03%) jQuery
6 1 (3.03%) JSP
6 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.03%) WCF
6 1 (3.03%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) NHS
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.03%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Programme Management
2 20 (60.61%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (60.61%) Digital Marketing
3 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
4 8 (24.24%) SOLID
5 4 (12.12%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (12.12%) SOA
5 4 (12.12%) Web Development
6 3 (9.09%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) MVC
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.03%) ITSM
8 1 (3.03%) Scrum
8 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CCIE
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO26262
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) SAP
2 8 (24.24%) IBM
2 8 (24.24%) Perforce
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) hybris
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
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