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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 123 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Electronics 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the General category 0.54% 0.38% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Electronics
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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
1103 1064 1311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.95% 42.31% 50.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 473 644
Average daily rate £410 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 41
Average hourly rate £31.25 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.21% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £21.00 £34.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -29.20%

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 30 September 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
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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
Fife - 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 5
West Lothian - - - -
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Earned Value Management
2 3 (37.50%) MS Project
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Military
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Coverity
4 1 (12.50%) Mechatronics
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Physics
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Military
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Programme Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Engineering Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
1 1 (12.50%) Mechatronics
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Physics
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 3 (37.50%) Earned Value Management
1 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Code Coverage
2 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Coverity
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