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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 88 87 114
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +27
Contract jobs citing Electronics 52 55 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.80% 1.79% 1.01%
As % of the General category 6.08% 5.65% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 23
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £279 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £36.50 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £42.45 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £39.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-10.12% +6.75%
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
855 973 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.64% 31.58% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 639 674
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 47 54
Median hourly rate £39.00 £36.40 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £10.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -5.76%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +11 20 £325 -7.14% 21
Gloucestershire +9 16 £375 -7.40% 21
Somerset +18 9 £350 +14.56% 14
Dorset -1 2 - - 2
Wiltshire -3 2 £371 - 3
Devon -2 1 - -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 102 (87.93%) Manufacturing
2 100 (86.21%) Telecoms
2 100 (86.21%) Marketing
3 99 (85.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 99 (85.34%) Digital Marketing
3 99 (85.34%) Programme Management
3 99 (85.34%) Finance
3 99 (85.34%) Business Intelligence
3 99 (85.34%) SAP
4 35 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (28.45%) SQL
6 27 (23.28%) Java
7 21 (18.10%) Microsoft
8 18 (15.52%) Oracle
9 17 (14.66%) Spring
9 17 (14.66%) JavaScript
10 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
11 15 (12.93%) Linux
11 15 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (12.07%) MVC
12 14 (12.07%) HTML
12 14 (12.07%) Scrum
13 13 (11.21%) Hibernate
13 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering
13 13 (11.21%) C
14 12 (10.34%) CSS
15 11 (9.48%) PL/SQL
15 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (9.48%) Oracle Database
16 10 (8.62%) Big Data

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.03%) Mule
1 7 (6.03%) Mule ESB
2 5 (4.31%) Apache
2 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.59%) Confluence
3 3 (2.59%) Node.js
4 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.72%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.72%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Office
2 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.72%) MS Project
3 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.86%) Revit
Business Applications
1 99 (85.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.59%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.86%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.86%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.03%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (6.03%) Office 365
2 7 (6.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.86%) IaaS
4 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) ASN.1
1 2 (1.72%) Bluetooth
1 2 (1.72%) Skype
1 2 (1.72%) SSH
1 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.72%) Wireless
2 1 (0.86%) DAB
2 1 (0.86%) Firewall
2 1 (0.86%) GSM
2 1 (0.86%) HTTP
2 1 (0.86%) NFC
2 1 (0.86%) OFDM
2 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.48%) Oracle Database
3 10 (8.62%) Big Data
4 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.72%) MySQL
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.86%) DB2
7 1 (0.86%) Informix
7 1 (0.86%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.86%) OrientDB
7 1 (0.86%) QlikView
7 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.76%) JIRA
2 8 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.90%) Maven
2 8 (6.90%) Selenium
3 7 (6.03%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.45%) JUnit
5 4 (3.45%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.59%) Mockito
6 3 (2.59%) PhantomJS
6 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.72%) GCC
7 2 (1.72%) Subversion
7 2 (1.72%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.86%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.86%) PVCS
8 1 (0.86%) WATIR
General
1 102 (87.93%) Manufacturing
2 100 (86.21%) Marketing
2 100 (86.21%) Telecoms
3 99 (85.34%) Finance
4 6 (5.17%) Retail
5 3 (2.59%) Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Avionics
7 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (42.24%) Developer
2 25 (21.55%) Analyst
3 18 (15.52%) Java Developer
4 15 (12.93%) Senior Developer
5 13 (11.21%) Business Analyst
6 10 (8.62%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Software Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Tester
7 9 (7.76%) SQL Developer
8 7 (6.03%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (6.03%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.17%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Data Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Integration Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Test Manager
10 5 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.31%) Embedded Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Master Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.66%) Spring
2 14 (12.07%) HTML
3 13 (11.21%) Hibernate
4 12 (10.34%) CSS
5 10 (8.62%) JSON
6 9 (7.76%) .NET
6 9 (7.76%) XML
7 7 (6.03%) Apache Camel
7 7 (6.03%) JPA
7 7 (6.03%) jQuery
7 7 (6.03%) Spring Integration
7 7 (6.03%) Spring MVC
7 7 (6.03%) Web Services
8 6 (5.17%) AngularJS
8 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET
8 6 (5.17%) SOAP
9 5 (4.31%) REST
10 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (3.45%) RESTful
11 3 (2.59%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Reference Data
2 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.72%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.72%) User Experience
4 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.86%) Physics
4 1 (0.86%) PKI
4 1 (0.86%) SCADA
4 1 (0.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.93%) Linux
2 8 (6.90%) Windows
3 4 (3.45%) Android
4 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.72%) CentOS
5 2 (1.72%) Unix
5 2 (1.72%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.86%) Debian
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (85.34%) Business Intelligence
1 99 (85.34%) Digital Marketing
1 99 (85.34%) Programme Management
2 35 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (12.07%) MVC
3 14 (12.07%) Scrum
4 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering
5 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (8.62%) SDLC
7 9 (7.76%) BDD
7 9 (7.76%) E-Commerce
7 9 (7.76%) OO
7 9 (7.76%) Project Management
8 8 (6.90%) Automated Testing
9 7 (6.03%) Integration Testing
9 7 (6.03%) OOD
9 7 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.17%) Master Data Management
10 6 (5.17%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.45%) SQL
2 27 (23.28%) Java
3 17 (14.66%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.21%) C
5 11 (9.48%) PL/SQL
6 10 (8.62%) Ruby
7 9 (7.76%) C#
8 8 (6.90%) C++
9 7 (6.03%) Python
10 4 (3.45%) Perl
11 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.59%) VC++
12 2 (1.72%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.86%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.86%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.86%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.86%) PHP
13 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (7.76%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.90%) Degree
3 5 (4.31%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.59%) ISEB
5 3 (2.59%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.86%) HND
6 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) COSHH
2 2 (1.72%) MISRA
2 2 (1.72%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.86%) DO-160
3 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) Nagios
1 1 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 99 (85.34%) SAP
2 21 (18.10%) Microsoft
3 18 (15.52%) Oracle
4 2 (1.72%) HP
4 2 (1.72%) Lotus
4 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.72%) VMware
5 1 (0.86%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.86%) BEA
5 1 (0.86%) EMC
5 1 (0.86%) Google
5 1 (0.86%) hybris
5 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.86%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.86%) Sybase
5 1 (0.86%) VeriFone
5 1 (0.86%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.86%) Zend
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