The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 111 131 129
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs citing Electronics 14 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.21% 0.072%
As % of the General category 1.39% 0.39% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Median daily rate £280 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £36.29
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -3.54%
Electronics
UK

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

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1005 1809 1131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.91% 55.42% 40.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 902 517
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 35 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £30.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.09% +90.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.80 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.80% +11.11%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 7 £350 - 1
Fife - 3 £275 -
Edinburgh +3 1 £400 - 5
Renfrewshire - 1 £280 -
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 5 (29.41%) C#
1 5 (29.41%) C++
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) C
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
2 4 (23.53%) Validation
2 4 (23.53%) Military
2 4 (23.53%) QA
3 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
3 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 3 (17.65%) HTTP
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
3 3 (17.65%) ISO 9000
3 3 (17.65%) Internet of Things
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Microservices
4 2 (11.76%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (11.76%) QA Automation
4 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (23.53%) Military
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Project Planner
2 3 (17.65%) QA Automation Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) QA Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C++ Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Validation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Internet of Things
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (5.88%) Arduino
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) Service Management
1 4 (23.53%) Validation
2 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Microservices
3 2 (11.76%) QA Automation
3 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
1 5 (29.41%) C++
2 4 (23.53%) C
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 3 (17.65%) ISO 9000
3 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.88%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Atmel
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) SAP