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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 72 97 99
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Contract jobs citing Electronics 73 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.35% 1.28% 0.64%
As % of the General category 7.67% 3.99% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 31 0
Average daily rate
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£391 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £26.50 £23.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £26.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -13.19%
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
952 928 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.58% 32.17% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 640 467
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 52 25
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.84 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +105.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £17.75 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +2 19 £375 +7.14% 10
Gloucestershire +11 18 £416 +11.00% 11
Wiltshire +1 3 £351 +16.83% 4
Somerset +4 1 £360 +10.76% 4
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 111 (83.46%) Telecoms
2 109 (81.95%) Finance
2 109 (81.95%) Manufacturing
3 107 (80.45%) Programme Management
3 107 (80.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 107 (80.45%) Marketing
3 107 (80.45%) SAP
3 107 (80.45%) Business Intelligence
3 107 (80.45%) DTV
3 107 (80.45%) Digital Marketing
4 28 (21.05%) Java
5 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (15.79%) SQL
7 20 (15.04%) E-Commerce
8 19 (14.29%) .NET
9 18 (13.53%) Linux
9 18 (13.53%) Retail
9 18 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (12.78%) C#
11 16 (12.03%) JavaScript
11 16 (12.03%) Degree
11 16 (12.03%) Scrum
12 15 (11.28%) Spring
12 15 (11.28%) Software Engineering
12 15 (11.28%) Web Services
12 15 (11.28%) CSS
12 15 (11.28%) MVC
13 14 (10.53%) Project Management
13 14 (10.53%) HTML
14 12 (9.02%) SQL Server

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (6.77%) Mule
2 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.01%) Commerce Server
3 4 (3.01%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.50%) Mule ESB
4 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.50%) Node.js
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.77%) MS Project
2 8 (6.02%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.50%) FastStats
3 2 (1.50%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 107 (80.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.50%) Unica
2 2 (1.50%) Agresso
3 1 (0.75%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.75%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.75%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.75%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.50%) CheetahMail
4 2 (1.50%) Pure360
4 2 (1.50%) SaaS
4 2 (1.50%) SmartFocus
5 1 (0.75%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.26%) Wireless
3 2 (1.50%) DNS
3 2 (1.50%) Firewall
4 1 (0.75%) SAN
4 1 (0.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.75%) RFID
4 1 (0.75%) ASN.1
4 1 (0.75%) LTE
4 1 (0.75%) VPN
4 1 (0.75%) GPRS
4 1 (0.75%) GSM
4 1 (0.75%) LAN
4 1 (0.75%) SMS
4 1 (0.75%) UMTS
4 1 (0.75%) WAN
4 1 (0.75%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.26%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.26%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.26%) Big Data
5 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.50%) MySQL
6 2 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.50%) DB2
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.75%) Siebel EIM
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.75%) Essbase
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Maven
2 5 (3.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.26%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.50%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.50%) ERwin
5 2 (1.50%) JIRA
5 2 (1.50%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.75%) Selenium
6 1 (0.75%) GCC
General
1 111 (83.46%) Telecoms
2 109 (81.95%) Finance
2 109 (81.95%) Manufacturing
3 107 (80.45%) Marketing
4 18 (13.53%) Retail
5 7 (5.26%) Games
6 1 (0.75%) Military
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (36.84%) Developer
2 15 (11.28%) Project Manager
3 14 (10.53%) Analyst
4 13 (9.77%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.02%) Senior Developer
6 11 (8.27%) C# Developer
7 10 (7.52%) Consultant
7 10 (7.52%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (6.77%) Business Analyst
8 9 (6.77%) .NET Developer
9 8 (6.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Architect
12 5 (3.76%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.76%) Front-End Developer
13 4 (3.01%) Linux Engineer
13 4 (3.01%) Data Consultant
13 4 (3.01%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.29%) .NET
2 15 (11.28%) CSS
2 15 (11.28%) Web Services
2 15 (11.28%) Spring
3 14 (10.53%) HTML
4 12 (9.02%) ASP.NET
5 11 (8.27%) jQuery
6 10 (7.52%) Spring MVC
6 10 (7.52%) Hibernate
7 9 (6.77%) JSON
7 9 (6.77%) XML
7 9 (6.77%) JPA
8 6 (4.51%) HTML5
8 6 (4.51%) REST
8 6 (4.51%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (4.51%) Apache Camel
9 5 (3.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (3.76%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.76%) CSS3
9 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 107 (80.45%) DTV
2 9 (6.77%) NHS
3 6 (4.51%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.76%) User Experience
4 5 (3.76%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.76%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.26%) FMCG
5 3 (2.26%) iPhone
5 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.75%) VHDL
7 1 (0.75%) PACS
7 1 (0.75%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.75%) Informatics
7 1 (0.75%) SystemC
7 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.53%) Linux
2 11 (8.27%) Windows
3 7 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.76%) Android
5 3 (2.26%) CentOS
5 3 (2.26%) Fedora
5 3 (2.26%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.75%) UNIX
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.75%) Solaris
6 1 (0.75%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.75%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (80.45%) Business Intelligence
1 107 (80.45%) Programme Management
1 107 (80.45%) Digital Marketing
2 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.04%) E-Commerce
4 16 (12.03%) Scrum
5 15 (11.28%) Software Engineering
5 15 (11.28%) MVC
6 14 (10.53%) Project Management
7 9 (6.77%) TDD
7 9 (6.77%) Integration Testing
8 7 (5.26%) Logistics
8 7 (5.26%) ITIL
9 6 (4.51%) Migration
9 6 (4.51%) Multithreading
9 6 (4.51%) BDD
10 5 (3.76%) Data Migration
10 5 (3.76%) Validation
10 5 (3.76%) DevOps
10 5 (3.76%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.05%) Java
2 21 (15.79%) SQL
3 17 (12.78%) C#
4 16 (12.03%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.02%) C++
5 8 (6.02%) C
6 7 (5.26%) Ruby
7 5 (3.76%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.01%) Python
8 4 (3.01%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.26%) PHP
10 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.50%) Perl
10 2 (1.50%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.50%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.75%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.75%) Go
11 1 (0.75%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.75%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 16 (12.03%) Degree
2 7 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.01%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) CCNP
4 1 (0.75%) CCNA
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) HL7
2 2 (1.50%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) JTAG
3 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) GPFS
1 2 (1.50%) Ceph
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.01%) Puppet
3 2 (1.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 107 (80.45%) SAP
2 11 (8.27%) Oracle
3 10 (7.52%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.02%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.02%) IBM
5 6 (4.51%) hybris
6 4 (3.01%) ATG
7 2 (1.50%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.50%) VMware
7 2 (1.50%) Teradata
7 2 (1.50%) CODA
7 2 (1.50%) Sage
7 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.50%) EMC
7 2 (1.50%) Informatica
7 2 (1.50%) Embarcadero
7 2 (1.50%) Siebel
7 2 (1.50%) Talend
7 2 (1.50%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.50%) DataFlux
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