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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 83 101 93
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing Electronics 50 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.68% 1.40% 1.07%
As % of the General category 5.44% 4.32% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 5
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£400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £276 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Electronics
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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
919 972 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.81% 32.44% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 652 479
Average daily rate £403 £398 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 59 34
Average hourly rate £31.04 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.31% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.17 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 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 22 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 -3 14 £395 +21.53% 13
Gloucestershire -9 10 £416 +4.06% 15
Somerset +17 1 £306 -6.00% 4
Devon -2 1 - - 8
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 90 (75.63%) Manufacturing
2 89 (74.79%) Telecoms
3 87 (73.11%) Finance
4 86 (72.27%) DTV
5 85 (71.43%) SAP
5 85 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
5 85 (71.43%) Programme Management
5 85 (71.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 85 (71.43%) Marketing
5 85 (71.43%) Digital Marketing
6 25 (21.01%) Java
7 22 (18.49%) Linux
8 20 (16.81%) E-Commerce
9 19 (15.97%) Degree
9 19 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (15.13%) JavaScript
10 18 (15.13%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (14.29%) HTML
11 17 (14.29%) SQL
11 17 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 16 (13.45%) Spring
12 16 (13.45%) CSS
12 16 (13.45%) Web Services
13 14 (11.76%) Windows
13 14 (11.76%) Retail
14 12 (10.08%) C++
14 12 (10.08%) Scrum
15 11 (9.24%) C#
15 11 (9.24%) .NET
15 11 (9.24%) MVC

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 7 (5.88%) Mule
2 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.52%) Commerce Server
4 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.84%) IIS
5 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.84%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.36%) MS Project
3 2 (1.68%) FastStats
3 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.68%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.68%) MS Office
3 2 (1.68%) Simulink
4 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 85 (71.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.68%) Agresso
2 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.68%) Unica
3 1 (0.84%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.84%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.84%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.84%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.52%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.52%) SaaS
5 2 (1.68%) CheetahMail
5 2 (1.68%) Pure360
5 2 (1.68%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.52%) Wireless
2 3 (2.52%) Internet
3 2 (1.68%) Firewall
3 2 (1.68%) DNS
4 1 (0.84%) ASN.1
4 1 (0.84%) DVB
4 1 (0.84%) SAN
4 1 (0.84%) VPN
4 1 (0.84%) GPRS
4 1 (0.84%) GSM
4 1 (0.84%) LAN
4 1 (0.84%) SMS
4 1 (0.84%) UMTS
4 1 (0.84%) WAN
4 1 (0.84%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.84%) DHCP
4 1 (0.84%) LTE
4 1 (0.84%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.52%) MySQL
4 3 (2.52%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.52%) Big Data
5 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.68%) DB2
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.84%) Siebel EIM
6 1 (0.84%) Essbase
6 1 (0.84%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Maven
2 5 (4.20%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.20%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.52%) JIRA
3 3 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.52%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.68%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.68%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.68%) ERwin
5 1 (0.84%) GCC
5 1 (0.84%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.84%) Bitbucket
General
1 90 (75.63%) Manufacturing
2 89 (74.79%) Telecoms
3 87 (73.11%) Finance
4 85 (71.43%) Marketing
5 14 (11.76%) Retail
6 3 (2.52%) Games
7 1 (0.84%) Military
7 1 (0.84%) Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (28.57%) Developer
2 16 (13.45%) Analyst
3 13 (10.92%) Project Manager
4 11 (9.24%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.24%) Software Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.40%) Consultant
6 9 (7.56%) C# Developer
6 9 (7.56%) Business Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) Architect
7 8 (6.72%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.04%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Test Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.36%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Digital Project Manager
10 4 (3.36%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.29%) HTML
2 16 (13.45%) Spring
2 16 (13.45%) CSS
2 16 (13.45%) Web Services
3 11 (9.24%) .NET
3 11 (9.24%) jQuery
4 9 (7.56%) HTML5
5 8 (6.72%) Spring MVC
5 8 (6.72%) Hibernate
6 7 (5.88%) JPA
6 7 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.04%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (5.04%) XML
7 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET
7 6 (5.04%) JSON
8 5 (4.20%) REST
8 5 (4.20%) CSS3
8 5 (4.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (3.36%) Apache Camel
10 3 (2.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 86 (72.27%) DTV
2 7 (5.88%) NHS
3 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.20%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.20%) User Experience
5 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.52%) FMCG
6 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.68%) VHDL
7 2 (1.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.84%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.84%) Informatics
8 1 (0.84%) PACS
8 1 (0.84%) STB
8 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.84%) iDTV
8 1 (0.84%) MPEG
8 1 (0.84%) iPhone
8 1 (0.84%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.49%) Linux
2 14 (11.76%) Windows
3 4 (3.36%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.36%) Android
3 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.52%) Fedora
4 3 (2.52%) CentOS
4 3 (2.52%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.84%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
1 85 (71.43%) Programme Management
1 85 (71.43%) Digital Marketing
2 20 (16.81%) E-Commerce
3 19 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 12 (10.08%) Scrum
6 11 (9.24%) MVC
7 10 (8.40%) TDD
8 9 (7.56%) Project Management
9 7 (5.88%) Multithreading
9 7 (5.88%) Integration Testing
9 7 (5.88%) BDD
10 6 (5.04%) Validation
10 6 (5.04%) Migration
11 5 (4.20%) Logistics
11 5 (4.20%) CRM
11 5 (4.20%) Data Migration
12 4 (3.36%) DevOps
12 4 (3.36%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.01%) Java
2 18 (15.13%) JavaScript
3 17 (14.29%) SQL
4 12 (10.08%) C++
5 11 (9.24%) C#
6 10 (8.40%) Python
7 8 (6.72%) C
7 8 (6.72%) Ruby
8 5 (4.20%) PHP
8 5 (4.20%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.36%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.52%) Perl
10 3 (2.52%) Go
11 2 (1.68%) PHP5
11 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.68%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.84%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.84%) VC++
12 1 (0.84%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 19 (15.97%) Degree
2 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.84%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.84%) CCNP
5 1 (0.84%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) HL7
2 2 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) SLA
3 1 (0.84%) JTAG
3 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Ceph
1 2 (1.68%) GPFS
1 2 (1.68%) Firmware
2 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (5.04%) Puppet
2 2 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 85 (71.43%) SAP
2 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.56%) Oracle
4 7 (5.88%) IBM
4 7 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.88%) hybris
5 3 (2.52%) ATG
5 3 (2.52%) Borland
6 2 (1.68%) Talend
6 2 (1.68%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.68%) Siebel
6 2 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.68%) CODA
6 2 (1.68%) Sage
6 2 (1.68%) Informatica
6 2 (1.68%) Embarcadero
6 2 (1.68%) EMC
6 2 (1.68%) Teradata
6 2 (1.68%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.68%) VMware
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