The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 Scotland 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 124 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Electronics 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.13% 0.036%
As % of the General category 0.39% 0.31% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £225 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1020 973 1523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.44% 41.25% 54.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 483 791
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Scotland 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
Edinburgh -27 3 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 £225 -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
Moray - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Mechatronics
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Signal Processing
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Web 2.0
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) XPath
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
1 1 (25.00%) XHTML
1 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) LINQ
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mechatronics
2 1 (25.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Signal Processing
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree