The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 47 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Electronics 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.56% 0.46% -
As % of the General category 2.53% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£205 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.57 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-4.29% +0.19%
Electronics
Oxfordshire

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

General Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
79 43 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 22.07% 19.72% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 34 35
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £563 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.83 £21.23 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.74% +28.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Firmware
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) DTV
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Physics

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) DTV
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP