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 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 139 125 129
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Electronics 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.39% 0.13%
As % of the General category 0.46% 1.11% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£283 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.88 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -35.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.89%
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
1085 992 921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.58% 35.03% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 489 465
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 55 72
Average hourly rate £17.75 £31.56 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.74% +84.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.71 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £43.25 £55.38
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 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
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 19 December 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
(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 -8 4 £283 +13.00% 2
Cheshire - - - - 2
Cumbria - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 5
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (72.22%) DTV
1 13 (72.22%) Manufacturing
2 12 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 12 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (66.67%) Marketing
2 12 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (66.67%) SAP
2 12 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (22.22%) NHS
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) STB
4 3 (16.67%) DVB
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) MPEG
4 3 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Statistics
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.11%) .NET
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.11%) IPTV
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.11%) Automotive
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.56%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DVB
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) Modbus
2 1 (5.56%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) EDMS
2 1 (5.56%) OLAP
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.56%) OLAP Cube
General
1 13 (72.22%) Manufacturing
2 12 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (66.67%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Actuary
2 3 (16.67%) Pricing Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) LINQ
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (5.56%) CSS3
2 1 (5.56%) Autofac
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.56%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) DTV
2 4 (22.22%) NHS
3 3 (16.67%) STB
3 3 (16.67%) MPEG
3 3 (16.67%) Statistics
4 2 (11.11%) IPTV
5 1 (5.56%) Informatics
5 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
5 1 (5.56%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 12 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Document Management
5 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) CAD
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) iSOFT
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30 to £40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago