The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 164 193 175
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -18
Contract jobs citing Electronics 74 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 0.50% 0.61%
As % of the General category 2.35% 1.40% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 7
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£400 £340 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -38.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £298 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 24
Average hourly rate £33.00 £33.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% -7.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.66 £15.00 £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.04%
Electronics
England

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

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3155 3008 2774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.80% 36.15% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1679 1497 1233
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 140 166
Average hourly rate £22.25 £19.59 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.56% -21.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.25 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Electronics
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Electronics Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
Surrey +5 13 £135 -58.46% 25
Buckinghamshire -1 12 £388 +31.35% 12
Berkshire +3 10 £488 +34.48% 18
Kent - 9 £425 - 10
Oxfordshire -13 8 £368 +6.52% 17
Hampshire -23 8 £340 -12.25% 9
East Sussex -5 7 - - 2
West Sussex - 1 £375 - 3
Home Counties - 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 82 (52.90%) Finance
1 82 (52.90%) Marketing
2 81 (52.26%) Telecoms
3 80 (51.61%) Digital Marketing
4 79 (50.97%) Manufacturing
5 78 (50.32%) Programme Management
6 77 (49.68%) DTV
7 74 (47.74%) Business Intelligence
7 74 (47.74%) SAP
7 74 (47.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 28 (18.06%) Degree
9 23 (14.84%) Software Engineering
9 23 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (14.19%) C++
11 20 (12.90%) OO
12 18 (11.61%) Java
13 17 (10.97%) Scrum
14 16 (10.32%) SQL
14 16 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (9.68%) C#
15 15 (9.68%) Project Management
16 14 (9.03%) Windows
17 13 (8.39%) HTML
18 12 (7.74%) C
18 12 (7.74%) .NET
18 12 (7.74%) MS Office
18 12 (7.74%) PRINCE2
18 12 (7.74%) Retail
18 12 (7.74%) Automotive
19 11 (7.10%) E-Commerce

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.23%) Confluence
3 4 (2.58%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.29%) CMS
4 2 (1.29%) IIS
4 2 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.65%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.65%) Drupal
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (7.74%) MS Office
2 2 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.29%) Simulink
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.65%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 74 (47.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.58%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.65%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.65%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.52%) DVB
2 6 (3.87%) 3G
2 6 (3.87%) WAN
3 5 (3.23%) Network Security
3 5 (3.23%) LTE
3 5 (3.23%) 2G
4 4 (2.58%) LAN
4 4 (2.58%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (1.94%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.94%) DHCP
5 3 (1.94%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.94%) DNS
5 3 (1.94%) IP Telephony
5 3 (1.94%) Firewall
6 2 (1.29%) OSPF
6 2 (1.29%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.29%) Intranet
6 2 (1.29%) BGP
6 2 (1.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.81%) MySQL
2 8 (5.16%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.58%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.94%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Big Data
6 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.65%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (4.52%) Subversion
2 6 (3.87%) JIRA
3 4 (2.58%) JUnit
4 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.94%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.94%) Selenium
4 3 (1.94%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.29%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.29%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.65%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.65%) Hudson
6 1 (0.65%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.65%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.65%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.65%) FishEye
6 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
General
1 82 (52.90%) Finance
1 82 (52.90%) Marketing
2 81 (52.26%) Telecoms
3 79 (50.97%) Manufacturing
4 12 (7.74%) Retail
4 12 (7.74%) Automotive
5 6 (3.87%) Advertising
6 5 (3.23%) Military
7 2 (1.29%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.29%) Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Avionics
8 1 (0.65%) Billing
8 1 (0.65%) Games
8 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (21.29%) Analyst
2 29 (18.71%) Developer
3 19 (12.26%) Software Engineer
4 17 (10.97%) Business Analyst
5 16 (10.32%) Project Manager
6 14 (9.03%) Electronics Engineer
7 9 (5.81%) Software Developer
7 9 (5.81%) Hardware Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) Architect
9 6 (3.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (3.23%) Tester
11 4 (2.58%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.58%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.58%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.58%) Remedy Analyst
11 4 (2.58%) Financial Business Analyst
11 4 (2.58%) Test Analyst
11 4 (2.58%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 4 (2.58%) RAN Engineer
11 4 (2.58%) RAN Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.39%) HTML
2 12 (7.74%) .NET
3 11 (7.10%) CSS
4 7 (4.52%) jQuery
4 7 (4.52%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.87%) XML
5 6 (3.87%) J2EE
6 5 (3.23%) Backbone.js
7 4 (2.58%) Spring
7 4 (2.58%) XSD
7 4 (2.58%) Web Services
7 4 (2.58%) JSP
7 4 (2.58%) Spring MVC
7 4 (2.58%) Ajax
7 4 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.58%) HTML5
7 4 (2.58%) RESTful
7 4 (2.58%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.94%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 77 (49.68%) DTV
2 16 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.16%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.52%) E-Learning
5 6 (3.87%) NHS
5 6 (3.87%) FMCG
6 5 (3.23%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.58%) CMDB
7 4 (2.58%) Open Source
8 3 (1.94%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.94%) Physics
8 3 (1.94%) IPTV
9 2 (1.29%) VHDL
9 2 (1.29%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.29%) Handset
9 2 (1.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.29%) User Experience
10 1 (0.65%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.03%) Windows
2 9 (5.81%) Linux
3 6 (3.87%) UNIX
4 5 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.94%) Android
6 2 (1.29%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.65%) VMS
7 1 (0.65%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (51.61%) Digital Marketing
2 78 (50.32%) Programme Management
3 74 (47.74%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (14.84%) Software Engineering
4 23 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (12.90%) OO
6 17 (10.97%) Scrum
7 15 (9.68%) Project Management
8 12 (7.74%) PRINCE2
9 11 (7.10%) E-Commerce
10 10 (6.45%) Multithreading
11 9 (5.81%) Test Scripting
11 9 (5.81%) Embedded Software Development
11 9 (5.81%) CAD
11 9 (5.81%) MVC
12 8 (5.16%) Migration
12 8 (5.16%) SOA
12 8 (5.16%) Waterfall
13 7 (4.52%) Marketing Strategy
13 7 (4.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.19%) C++
2 18 (11.61%) Java
3 16 (10.32%) SQL
4 15 (9.68%) C#
5 12 (7.74%) C
6 10 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.87%) Python
7 6 (3.87%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.23%) Perl
8 5 (3.23%) PHP
8 5 (3.23%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.29%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.29%) Ada
9 2 (1.29%) Groovy
10 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.65%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.65%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (18.06%) Degree
2 8 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.87%) PMP
3 6 (3.87%) PMI Certification
3 6 (3.87%) HND
4 5 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.58%) HNC
5 4 (2.58%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.94%) ISEB
7 2 (1.29%) APMP
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) MCP
8 1 (0.65%) MCSE
8 1 (0.65%) PhD
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) QA
2 3 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.29%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.65%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.65%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Firmware
2 1 (0.65%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 74 (47.74%) SAP
2 8 (5.16%) Oracle
3 5 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.58%) Cisco
4 4 (2.58%) BMC
4 4 (2.58%) Nortel
4 4 (2.58%) Remedy
4 4 (2.58%) Ericsson
4 4 (2.58%) Nokia
4 4 (2.58%) hybris
4 4 (2.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (1.29%) HP
5 2 (1.29%) EMC
5 2 (1.29%) Symantec
6 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.65%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) Wind River
6 1 (0.65%) F5
6 1 (0.65%) Splunk
6 1 (0.65%) ArcSight
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