The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South West region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 103 94 126
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +32
Contract jobs citing Electronics 40 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.31% 0.70% 0.36%
As % of the General category 3.90% 2.00% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 0 0
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £24.90 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £42.50 £64.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1025 751 1344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.53% 35.27% 43.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 493 932
Average daily rate £385 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 26 62
Average hourly rate £33.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.11% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.75 £19.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -16.66%
Electronics
England

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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 -7 15 £345 - 10
Gloucestershire -17 8 £375 - 11
Devon -9 4 £250 - 2
Somerset -15 4 £310 - 12
Wiltshire - 2 £313 - 2
Dorset - - - - 11
Cornwall - - - -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 51 (70.83%) Telecoms
2 47 (65.28%) Manufacturing
2 47 (65.28%) DTV
3 46 (63.89%) Finance
3 46 (63.89%) Programme Management
3 46 (63.89%) SAP
3 46 (63.89%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (63.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 46 (63.89%) Marketing
3 46 (63.89%) Digital Marketing
4 20 (27.78%) Java
5 19 (26.39%) Linux
6 18 (25.00%) Web Services
7 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
7 17 (23.61%) SQL
8 16 (22.22%) jQuery
9 15 (20.83%) TDD
9 15 (20.83%) .NET
9 15 (20.83%) Scrum
10 14 (19.44%) CSS
11 13 (18.06%) C#
11 13 (18.06%) HTML
12 12 (16.67%) Spring
12 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 12 (16.67%) Degree
12 12 (16.67%) RESTful
13 10 (13.89%) J2EE
13 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
14 9 (12.50%) C
14 9 (12.50%) SOAP

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.56%) Mule
3 2 (2.78%) IIS
3 2 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.39%) Lync
4 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.39%) RoboHelp
1 1 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.39%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 46 (63.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.39%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) SaaS
2 3 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) Office 365
3 1 (1.39%) CheetahMail
3 1 (1.39%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) GPRS
1 5 (6.94%) GSM
1 5 (6.94%) SMS
1 5 (6.94%) UMTS
1 5 (6.94%) WCDMA
1 5 (6.94%) LTE
2 3 (4.17%) DVB
3 2 (2.78%) VSAT
3 2 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (1.39%) HTTP
4 1 (1.39%) Wireless
4 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.39%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.39%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.94%) MySQL
5 3 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Maven
2 4 (5.56%) JUnit
2 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (4.17%) WebDriver
3 3 (4.17%) Selenium
4 2 (2.78%) JIRA
4 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.39%) Hudson
5 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.39%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.39%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.39%) Subversion
5 1 (1.39%) WATIR
5 1 (1.39%) FitNesse
General
1 51 (70.83%) Telecoms
2 47 (65.28%) Manufacturing
3 46 (63.89%) Finance
3 46 (63.89%) Marketing
4 5 (6.94%) Military
5 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.78%) Automotive
5 2 (2.78%) Avionics
6 1 (1.39%) Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (44.44%) Developer
2 15 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.94%) C# Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Tester
6 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Design Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Hardware Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) Web Services
2 16 (22.22%) jQuery
3 15 (20.83%) .NET
4 14 (19.44%) CSS
5 13 (18.06%) HTML
6 12 (16.67%) RESTful
6 12 (16.67%) Spring
7 10 (13.89%) J2EE
8 9 (12.50%) SOAP
9 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
9 7 (9.72%) XML
9 7 (9.72%) JSON
9 7 (9.72%) Hibernate
10 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (6.94%) Java EE
11 4 (5.56%) HTML5
11 4 (5.56%) REST
12 3 (4.17%) LAMP
12 3 (4.17%) Ajax
12 3 (4.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 47 (65.28%) DTV
2 5 (6.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (5.56%) NHS
4 3 (4.17%) VHDL
5 2 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.78%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.78%) IPTV
6 1 (1.39%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.39%) SCADA
6 1 (1.39%) Informatics
6 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.39%) Physics
6 1 (1.39%) MPEG
6 1 (1.39%) FMCG
6 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.39%) Open Source
6 1 (1.39%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Linux
2 6 (8.33%) Solaris
3 5 (6.94%) UNIX
4 4 (5.56%) Windows
4 4 (5.56%) Fedora
4 4 (5.56%) CentOS
5 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.17%) Android
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.89%) Business Intelligence
1 46 (63.89%) Programme Management
1 46 (63.89%) Digital Marketing
2 15 (20.83%) Scrum
2 15 (20.83%) TDD
3 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.11%) Kanban
6 5 (6.94%) BDD
6 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.94%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.94%) MVC
7 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.17%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.17%) Requirements Management
8 2 (2.78%) Performance Testing
8 2 (2.78%) Project Management
8 2 (2.78%) Data Mapping
8 2 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.39%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) Java
2 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
2 17 (23.61%) SQL
3 13 (18.06%) C#
4 9 (12.50%) C
5 7 (9.72%) Python
6 6 (8.33%) C++
6 6 (8.33%) PHP
6 6 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.33%) Ruby
7 5 (6.94%) Embedded C
7 5 (6.94%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.56%) PHP5
9 3 (4.17%) VC++
10 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.78%) Perl
10 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.78%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.39%) Tcl
11 1 (1.39%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) ISEB
3 5 (6.94%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.78%) PMP
4 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.39%) HND
5 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
1 1 (1.39%) DO-160
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.39%) XenApp
1 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Vendors
1 46 (63.89%) SAP
2 6 (8.33%) JBoss
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle
3 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.78%) EMC
5 1 (1.39%) Citrix
5 1 (1.39%) Avaya
5 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.39%) Google
5 1 (1.39%) Unica
5 1 (1.39%) Zend
5 1 (1.39%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.39%) Altera
5 1 (1.39%) SmartFocus
5 1 (1.39%) Facebook
5 1 (1.39%) Twitter
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