The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 82 109 101
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Contract jobs citing Electronics 57 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.86% 1.04% 1.01%
As % of the General category 5.88% 3.10% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 7
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£375 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £265 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £22.30 £23.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £45.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
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 West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
970 1063 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.60% 33.36% 34.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 661 526
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 54 29
Average hourly rate £36.40 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.62% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £19.80 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Bristol +7 16 £350 +12.90% 15
Gloucestershire -10 11 £405 -1.81% 8
Wiltshire +9 5 - - 3
Devon +5 3 £185 - 7
Somerset +3 1 £306 -6.00% 2
Dorset 0 1 - - 1
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 84 (69.42%) Manufacturing
2 81 (66.94%) Telecoms
3 79 (65.29%) Finance
4 78 (64.46%) DTV
5 77 (63.64%) SAP
5 77 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
5 77 (63.64%) Programme Management
5 77 (63.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 77 (63.64%) Marketing
5 77 (63.64%) Digital Marketing
6 31 (25.62%) Linux
7 21 (17.36%) Java
7 21 (17.36%) Software Engineering
8 20 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (15.70%) Degree
10 18 (14.88%) JavaScript
10 18 (14.88%) Python
10 18 (14.88%) E-Commerce
11 17 (14.05%) HTML
11 17 (14.05%) SQL
12 16 (13.22%) CSS
12 16 (13.22%) Windows
13 15 (12.40%) C++
14 14 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (10.74%) Web Services
15 13 (10.74%) Spring
16 12 (9.92%) Retail
16 12 (9.92%) C#
17 11 (9.09%) .NET
17 11 (9.09%) jQuery

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (4.13%) Mule
2 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.48%) Commerce Server
4 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.83%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.48%) MS Project
3 2 (1.65%) FastStats
3 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.65%) MS Office
3 2 (1.65%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.65%) Simulink
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 77 (63.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.65%) Unica
2 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.83%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.83%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.83%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.48%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.48%) SaaS
5 2 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.65%) CheetahMail
5 2 (1.65%) Pure360
5 2 (1.65%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.31%) Internet
2 2 (1.65%) WAN
2 2 (1.65%) LAN
2 2 (1.65%) SAN
2 2 (1.65%) Wireless
3 1 (0.83%) ASN.1
3 1 (0.83%) DVB
3 1 (0.83%) Firewall
3 1 (0.83%) VPN
3 1 (0.83%) DNS
3 1 (0.83%) SMS
3 1 (0.83%) UMTS
3 1 (0.83%) WCDMA
3 1 (0.83%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.83%) GPRS
3 1 (0.83%) GSM
3 1 (0.83%) LTE
3 1 (0.83%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.48%) MySQL
4 3 (2.48%) Big Data
4 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.48%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.65%) DB2
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.83%) Essbase
6 1 (0.83%) Siebel EIM
6 1 (0.83%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Maven
2 5 (4.13%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.13%) GoogleTest
3 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.31%) JIRA
4 2 (1.65%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.65%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.65%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.65%) ERwin
5 1 (0.83%) JUnit
5 1 (0.83%) Selenium
5 1 (0.83%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.83%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.83%) GCC
5 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
General
1 84 (69.42%) Manufacturing
2 81 (66.94%) Telecoms
3 79 (65.29%) Finance
4 77 (63.64%) Marketing
5 12 (9.92%) Retail
6 4 (3.31%) Automotive
7 2 (1.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (23.97%) Developer
2 21 (17.36%) Software Engineer
3 15 (12.40%) Analyst
4 12 (9.92%) Test Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) Architect
5 10 (8.26%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.44%) C# Developer
6 9 (7.44%) Business Analyst
6 9 (7.44%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.61%) Consultant
7 8 (6.61%) Tester
7 8 (6.61%) Software Test Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Software Tester
7 8 (6.61%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.96%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.05%) HTML
2 16 (13.22%) CSS
3 13 (10.74%) Web Services
3 13 (10.74%) Spring
4 11 (9.09%) .NET
4 11 (9.09%) jQuery
5 9 (7.44%) HTML5
6 7 (5.79%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.96%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (4.96%) Spring MVC
7 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.96%) Hibernate
8 5 (4.13%) JSON
8 5 (4.13%) XML
8 5 (4.13%) JPA
8 5 (4.13%) CSS3
8 5 (4.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (3.31%) Apache Camel
9 4 (3.31%) REST
10 3 (2.48%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 78 (64.46%) DTV
2 6 (4.96%) NHS
3 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.13%) User Experience
4 4 (3.31%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.48%) FMCG
5 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.65%) Open Source
6 2 (1.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.65%) VHDL
7 1 (0.83%) PACS
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) STB
7 1 (0.83%) SCADA
7 1 (0.83%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.83%) iDTV
7 1 (0.83%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.62%) Linux
2 16 (13.22%) Windows
3 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.31%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.48%) Fedora
4 3 (2.48%) CentOS
5 2 (1.65%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.65%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
1 77 (63.64%) Programme Management
1 77 (63.64%) Digital Marketing
2 21 (17.36%) Software Engineering
3 20 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.88%) E-Commerce
5 10 (8.26%) Test Automation
5 10 (8.26%) Scrum
5 10 (8.26%) TDD
6 9 (7.44%) MVC
6 9 (7.44%) Project Management
7 7 (5.79%) BDD
8 6 (4.96%) Integration Testing
8 6 (4.96%) Multithreading
9 5 (4.13%) Validation
9 5 (4.13%) Migration
9 5 (4.13%) CRM
9 5 (4.13%) Automation Testing
10 4 (3.31%) DevOps
10 4 (3.31%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.36%) Java
2 18 (14.88%) JavaScript
2 18 (14.88%) Python
3 17 (14.05%) SQL
4 15 (12.40%) C++
5 12 (9.92%) C#
6 9 (7.44%) Ruby
6 9 (7.44%) C
7 5 (4.13%) PHP
7 5 (4.13%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.31%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.48%) Perl
9 3 (2.48%) Go
10 2 (1.65%) PHP5
10 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.65%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.65%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.83%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (15.70%) Degree
2 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.48%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.83%) CCNP
5 1 (0.83%) CCNA
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) HL7
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) JTAG
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.48%) Firmware
2 2 (1.65%) Ceph
2 2 (1.65%) GPFS
2 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) Puppet
2 5 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (63.64%) SAP
2 10 (8.26%) Oracle
2 10 (8.26%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.79%) Red Hat
3 7 (5.79%) IBM
3 7 (5.79%) hybris
4 5 (4.13%) Borland
5 4 (3.31%) Google
5 4 (3.31%) VMware
6 3 (2.48%) ATG
6 3 (2.48%) EMC
7 2 (1.65%) Talend
7 2 (1.65%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.65%) Siebel
7 2 (1.65%) CODA
7 2 (1.65%) Sage
7 2 (1.65%) Informatica
7 2 (1.65%) Embarcadero
7 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.65%) DataFlux
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