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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 96 105 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs citing Electronics 51 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.51% 0.41% 0.78%
As % of the General category 4.43% 1.34% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 3 1
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£350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.75% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 15
Average hourly rate £29.00 £41.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.69% +11.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £40.25 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £42.25 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
1152 672 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 34.03% 30.94% 39.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 474 793
Average daily rate £400 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 30 68
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.87 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

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 20 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Electronics Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 October 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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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 -12 19 £345 -1.42% 30
Somerset - 9 £325 -
Wiltshire - 9 £438 - 5
Gloucestershire -18 4 £375 - 7
Devon -18 4 - - 9
Dorset -2 1 - - 3
Cornwall - - - -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 60 (68.97%) Telecoms
2 54 (62.07%) Manufacturing
3 53 (60.92%) Finance
3 53 (60.92%) Programme Management
3 53 (60.92%) DTV
3 53 (60.92%) SAP
3 53 (60.92%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (60.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 53 (60.92%) Marketing
3 53 (60.92%) Digital Marketing
4 26 (29.89%) Linux
4 26 (29.89%) SQL
5 25 (28.74%) Java
6 20 (22.99%) Python
7 19 (21.84%) Software Engineering
8 18 (20.69%) .NET
9 17 (19.54%) C#
10 16 (18.39%) Web Services
10 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (14.94%) C
12 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
12 12 (13.79%) C++
12 12 (13.79%) Scrum
12 12 (13.79%) TDD
13 11 (12.64%) Degree
13 11 (12.64%) jQuery
13 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
13 11 (12.64%) PHP
13 11 (12.64%) CSS
14 10 (11.49%) Ruby

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 8 (9.20%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.75%) JBoss
2 5 (5.75%) Apache
3 4 (4.60%) Mule
4 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.15%) WildFly
6 1 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.15%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 53 (60.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.15%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.60%) SaaS
2 4 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.60%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.15%) PaaS
3 1 (1.15%) CheetahMail
3 1 (1.15%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) GPRS
1 6 (6.90%) GSM
1 6 (6.90%) UMTS
1 6 (6.90%) WCDMA
1 6 (6.90%) LTE
2 5 (5.75%) SMS
3 4 (4.60%) Internet
4 3 (3.45%) Wireless
4 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.30%) SAN
5 2 (2.30%) NAS
5 2 (2.30%) 4G
5 2 (2.30%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.15%) VSAT
6 1 (1.15%) IPsec
6 1 (1.15%) 2G
6 1 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.15%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.15%) NFC
6 1 (1.15%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.05%) MySQL
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.30%) Voldemort
7 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.30%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.30%) HBase
8 1 (1.15%) Big Data
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Cucumber
2 4 (4.60%) Selenium
2 4 (4.60%) JUnit
2 4 (4.60%) Maven
3 3 (3.45%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.30%) FitNesse
4 2 (2.30%) GoogleTest
4 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.30%) Subversion
4 2 (2.30%) WATIR
4 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.15%) PVCS
5 1 (1.15%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.15%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.15%) JIRA
5 1 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.15%) Hudson
5 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
General
1 60 (68.97%) Telecoms
2 54 (62.07%) Manufacturing
3 53 (60.92%) Finance
3 53 (60.92%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Automotive
5 1 (1.15%) Avionics
5 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.15%) Military
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (37.93%) Developer
2 16 (18.39%) Software Engineer
2 16 (18.39%) Test Engineer
3 15 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Tester
5 6 (6.90%) Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) Software Tester
5 6 (6.90%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.60%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Hardware Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Automated Tester
8 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.69%) .NET
2 16 (18.39%) Web Services
3 11 (12.64%) CSS
3 11 (12.64%) jQuery
4 10 (11.49%) Spring
5 8 (9.20%) J2EE
5 8 (9.20%) HTML
6 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.75%) XML
7 5 (5.75%) RESTful
8 4 (4.60%) JSON
8 4 (4.60%) Spring MVC
8 4 (4.60%) WCF
8 4 (4.60%) LAMP
8 4 (4.60%) Hibernate
8 4 (4.60%) Servlets
9 3 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.30%) REST
10 2 (2.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 53 (60.92%) DTV
2 5 (5.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (5.75%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (4.60%) VHDL
3 4 (4.60%) NHS
4 3 (3.45%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.15%) FMCG
5 1 (1.15%) iPhone
5 1 (1.15%) Open Source
5 1 (1.15%) iPad
5 1 (1.15%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.15%) Handset
5 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.15%) IPTV
5 1 (1.15%) SCADA
5 1 (1.15%) Informatics
5 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.89%) Linux
2 7 (8.05%) Fedora
2 7 (8.05%) CentOS
3 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.45%) UNIX
4 3 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Android
5 2 (2.30%) Windows
6 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.92%) Business Intelligence
1 53 (60.92%) Programme Management
1 53 (60.92%) Digital Marketing
2 19 (21.84%) Software Engineering
3 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.79%) TDD
4 12 (13.79%) Scrum
5 7 (8.05%) MVC
6 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 6 (6.90%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 6 (6.90%) Test Automation
6 6 (6.90%) BDD
7 5 (5.75%) Kanban
7 5 (5.75%) Coaching
7 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.60%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.60%) DevOps
9 3 (3.45%) Automation Testing
9 3 (3.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.89%) SQL
2 25 (28.74%) Java
3 20 (22.99%) Python
4 17 (19.54%) C#
5 13 (14.94%) C
6 12 (13.79%) C++
7 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
7 11 (12.64%) PHP
8 10 (11.49%) Ruby
9 8 (9.20%) Embedded C
9 8 (9.20%) Perl
10 7 (8.05%) Bash Shell
11 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL
12 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
12 5 (5.75%) VC++
13 4 (4.60%) PHP5
13 4 (4.60%) VB.NET
14 2 (2.30%) Assembly Language
15 1 (1.15%) Tcl
15 1 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Degree
2 7 (8.05%) ISEB
3 6 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) PMP
5 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.15%) HND
6 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) HL7
2 1 (1.15%) DO-160
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Puppet
1 5 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (60.92%) SAP
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle
3 7 (8.05%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.30%) Google
6 1 (1.15%) Huawei
6 1 (1.15%) Unica
6 1 (1.15%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.15%) Altera
6 1 (1.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.15%) hybris
6 1 (1.15%) SmartFocus
6 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.15%) Citrix
6 1 (1.15%) Anite
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