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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 101 96 111
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing Electronics 47 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.41% 0.36% 0.81%
As % of the General category 3.98% 1.11% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 1 1
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£335 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 17
Average hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £42.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
1182 722 1257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.52% 32.29% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 490 840
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 36 69
Average hourly rate £35.50 £17.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.85% -52.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.75 £46.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 20 £335 -4.28% 18
Gloucestershire -15 7 £375 - 15
Somerset - 7 £320 - 1
Devon -17 4 - - 9
Wiltshire - 3 £313 - 1
Dorset - 1 - - 7
Cornwall - - - - 5
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 65 (74.71%) Telecoms
2 58 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 58 (66.67%) DTV
3 57 (65.52%) Finance
3 57 (65.52%) SAP
3 57 (65.52%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (65.52%) Programme Management
3 57 (65.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 57 (65.52%) Marketing
3 57 (65.52%) Digital Marketing
4 25 (28.74%) Java
5 23 (26.44%) SQL
6 21 (24.14%) Web Services
6 21 (24.14%) Linux
7 20 (22.99%) .NET
8 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (20.69%) TDD
9 18 (20.69%) Software Engineering
9 18 (20.69%) C#
10 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
10 16 (18.39%) CSS
10 16 (18.39%) jQuery
11 15 (17.24%) Scrum
12 14 (16.09%) HTML
12 14 (16.09%) Degree
13 13 (14.94%) Spring
13 13 (14.94%) C
13 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
14 11 (12.64%) J2EE
15 10 (11.49%) RESTful

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.60%) Mule
3 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.30%) Apache
4 2 (2.30%) IIS
4 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.15%) Node.js
5 1 (1.15%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) RoboHelp
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 57 (65.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) LabWindows
2 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.60%) SaaS
2 4 (4.60%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.15%) Office 365
3 1 (1.15%) CheetahMail
3 1 (1.15%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) GPRS
1 7 (8.05%) GSM
1 7 (8.05%) UMTS
1 7 (8.05%) WCDMA
1 7 (8.05%) LTE
2 6 (6.90%) SMS
3 3 (3.45%) DVB
4 2 (2.30%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (2.30%) 4G
4 2 (2.30%) VSAT
4 2 (2.30%) Internet
5 1 (1.15%) Wireless
5 1 (1.15%) IPsec
5 1 (1.15%) 2G
5 1 (1.15%) 3G
5 1 (1.15%) UTRAN
5 1 (1.15%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.15%) DHCP
5 1 (1.15%) HTTP
5 1 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.90%) MySQL
5 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Cucumber
1 6 (6.90%) Maven
2 5 (5.75%) Selenium
3 4 (4.60%) WebDriver
3 4 (4.60%) JUnit
4 3 (3.45%) FitNesse
4 3 (3.45%) WATIR
4 3 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.30%) Hudson
5 2 (2.30%) JIRA
5 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.30%) Subversion
5 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.15%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.15%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.15%) PVCS
6 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
General
1 65 (74.71%) Telecoms
2 58 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 57 (65.52%) Finance
3 57 (65.52%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.30%) Avionics
5 2 (2.30%) Automotive
5 2 (2.30%) Military
6 1 (1.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (45.98%) Developer
2 18 (20.69%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.79%) Software Engineer
4 11 (12.64%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (4.60%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Tester
8 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.14%) Web Services
2 20 (22.99%) .NET
3 16 (18.39%) CSS
3 16 (18.39%) jQuery
4 14 (16.09%) HTML
5 13 (14.94%) Spring
6 11 (12.64%) J2EE
7 10 (11.49%) RESTful
8 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET
9 7 (8.05%) XML
9 7 (8.05%) JSON
10 6 (6.90%) SOAP
10 6 (6.90%) Hibernate
11 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (4.60%) REST
12 4 (4.60%) HTML5
12 4 (4.60%) WCF
12 4 (4.60%) Java EE
12 4 (4.60%) Servlets
12 4 (4.60%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (66.67%) DTV
2 5 (5.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (4.60%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (4.60%) VHDL
3 4 (4.60%) NHS
4 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.30%) IPTV
5 2 (2.30%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.30%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.15%) Handset
6 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.15%) MPEG
6 1 (1.15%) iPhone
6 1 (1.15%) FMCG
6 1 (1.15%) SCADA
6 1 (1.15%) Informatics
6 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.15%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.14%) Linux
2 5 (5.75%) Fedora
2 5 (5.75%) CentOS
2 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.60%) Android
3 4 (4.60%) Windows
4 3 (3.45%) Solaris
4 3 (3.45%) UNIX
5 1 (1.15%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (65.52%) Business Intelligence
1 57 (65.52%) Programme Management
1 57 (65.52%) Digital Marketing
2 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.69%) TDD
3 18 (20.69%) Software Engineering
4 15 (17.24%) Scrum
5 8 (9.20%) MVC
6 7 (8.05%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 7 (8.05%) E-Commerce
6 7 (8.05%) BDD
7 6 (6.90%) Kanban
8 5 (5.75%) Coaching
9 4 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.45%) Software Testing
10 3 (3.45%) Requirements Management
11 2 (2.30%) Agile Testing
11 2 (2.30%) Performance Testing
11 2 (2.30%) Web Testing
11 2 (2.30%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) Java
2 23 (26.44%) SQL
3 18 (20.69%) C#
4 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
5 13 (14.94%) C
6 10 (11.49%) C++
7 9 (10.34%) Python
8 8 (9.20%) Ruby
8 8 (9.20%) Embedded C
8 8 (9.20%) PHP
9 7 (8.05%) PL/SQL
10 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
10 5 (5.75%) VC++
10 5 (5.75%) PHP5
11 4 (4.60%) VB.NET
12 3 (3.45%) Perl
13 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
13 2 (2.30%) Embedded C++
13 2 (2.30%) Assembly Language
14 1 (1.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) Degree
2 7 (8.05%) ISEB
3 6 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
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%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) HL7
2 1 (1.15%) DO-160
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) XenApp
2 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Vendors
1 57 (65.52%) SAP
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle
3 6 (6.90%) JBoss
3 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.30%) Citrix
6 1 (1.15%) VMware
6 1 (1.15%) Anite
6 1 (1.15%) Avaya
6 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.15%) EMC
6 1 (1.15%) Google
6 1 (1.15%) Huawei
6 1 (1.15%) Altera
6 1 (1.15%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.15%) Unica
6 1 (1.15%) Zend
6 1 (1.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.15%) hybris
6 1 (1.15%) SmartFocus
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