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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 121 124 118
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Electronics 11 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.74% 0.40% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£170 - £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
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
1494 1002 1019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 49.26% 37.98% 41.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 502 515
Average daily rate £390 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 16 16
Average hourly rate £20.69 £12.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.45 £7.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.40 £25.25 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.74 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +0.88%

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 5 May 2015. 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
Edinburgh -8 4 - - 2
South Ayrshire - 1 £170 -
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (29.41%) C
1 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
2 4 (23.53%) Firmware
2 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Military
3 3 (17.65%) LabVIEW
4 2 (11.76%) EMC
4 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Avionics
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.88%) PTC Creo
5 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
5 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
5 1 (5.88%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (5.88%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (5.88%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.88%) PBX
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Military
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Firmware Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Design Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) PLC Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) DTV
1 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
1 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Validation
1 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
1 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) System Testing
1 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
1 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) HNC
3 1 (5.88%) HND
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) EMC
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco