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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank - 117 119
Contract jobs citing Electronics 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.26% 0.043%
As % of the General category - 0.57% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £750 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +233.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
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
1154 1235 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.22% 45.64% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 649 442
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% +52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (60.00%) Embedded C++
3 3 (60.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) Firmware
4 2 (40.00%) RS-232
4 2 (40.00%) RS-485
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Mechatronics
5 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
5 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
5 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (20.00%) Military
5 1 (20.00%) Neural Network
5 1 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) VC++
5 1 (20.00%) PhD

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) RS-232
1 2 (40.00%) RS-485
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) C Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithm Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Mechatronics
1 1 (20.00%) Neural Network
1 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
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