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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 105 96 107
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing Electronics 38 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 0.54% 0.79%
As % of the General category 3.39% 1.67% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 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 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 19
Average hourly rate £36.75 £31.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.54% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £21.80 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £40.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.57 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.19% +1.38%
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
1121 720 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 34.74% 32.54% 41.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 477 868
Average daily rate £397 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.73% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 28 75
Average hourly rate £34.50 £16.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.97% -53.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.79 £43.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 August 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 August 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 -6 14 £350 - 8
Somerset -5 8 £310 - 1
Gloucestershire -22 6 £375 - 5
Devon -8 4 - - 3
Wiltshire - 2 £313 - 1
Dorset - 1 - - 6
Cornwall - - - -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 59 (71.95%) Telecoms
2 57 (69.51%) Manufacturing
2 57 (69.51%) DTV
3 56 (68.29%) Finance
3 56 (68.29%) Programme Management
3 56 (68.29%) SAP
3 56 (68.29%) Business Intelligence
3 56 (68.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 56 (68.29%) Marketing
3 56 (68.29%) Digital Marketing
4 24 (29.27%) Java
5 21 (25.61%) Web Services
5 21 (25.61%) Linux
6 20 (24.39%) SQL
7 19 (23.17%) .NET
8 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
8 18 (21.95%) jQuery
9 17 (20.73%) TDD
9 17 (20.73%) C#
9 17 (20.73%) Scrum
10 16 (19.51%) Software Engineering
11 15 (18.29%) CSS
12 14 (17.07%) Spring
13 13 (15.85%) RESTful
13 13 (15.85%) HTML
14 12 (14.63%) J2EE
14 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
15 11 (13.41%) C
15 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (12.20%) Degree

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.88%) Mule
3 2 (2.44%) IIS
3 2 (2.44%) Apache
3 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.22%) Lync
4 1 (1.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Office
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.22%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 56 (68.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.22%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) SaaS
2 4 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
3 1 (1.22%) CheetahMail
3 1 (1.22%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) GPRS
1 3 (3.66%) GSM
1 3 (3.66%) SMS
1 3 (3.66%) DVB
1 3 (3.66%) LTE
1 3 (3.66%) UMTS
1 3 (3.66%) WCDMA
2 2 (2.44%) Internet
2 2 (2.44%) VSAT
3 1 (1.22%) 4G
3 1 (1.22%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.22%) HTTP
3 1 (1.22%) Wireless
3 1 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.22%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.32%) MySQL
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Maven
2 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.88%) WebDriver
3 4 (4.88%) Selenium
3 4 (4.88%) JUnit
4 3 (3.66%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (2.44%) Hudson
5 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.44%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.44%) JIRA
5 2 (2.44%) WATIR
6 1 (1.22%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.22%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 59 (71.95%) Telecoms
2 57 (69.51%) Manufacturing
3 56 (68.29%) Finance
3 56 (68.29%) Marketing
4 5 (6.10%) Military
5 2 (2.44%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.44%) Automotive
5 2 (2.44%) Avionics
6 1 (1.22%) Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (48.78%) Developer
2 18 (21.95%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.20%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Test Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.32%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (4.88%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Tester
7 4 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Systems Test Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.61%) Web Services
2 19 (23.17%) .NET
3 18 (21.95%) jQuery
4 15 (18.29%) CSS
5 14 (17.07%) Spring
6 13 (15.85%) RESTful
6 13 (15.85%) HTML
7 12 (14.63%) J2EE
8 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET
8 9 (10.98%) SOAP
9 8 (9.76%) JSON
10 7 (8.54%) Hibernate
10 7 (8.54%) XML
11 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (6.10%) Java EE
13 4 (4.88%) HTML5
13 4 (4.88%) REST
13 4 (4.88%) LAMP
13 4 (4.88%) Servlets
14 3 (3.66%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 57 (69.51%) DTV
2 6 (7.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (6.10%) NHS
4 4 (4.88%) VHDL
5 3 (3.66%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.44%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.44%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.44%) IPTV
7 1 (1.22%) SCADA
7 1 (1.22%) Informatics
7 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.22%) Physics
7 1 (1.22%) MPEG
7 1 (1.22%) FMCG
7 1 (1.22%) iPhone
7 1 (1.22%) Open Source
7 1 (1.22%) iPad
7 1 (1.22%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.61%) Linux
2 6 (7.32%) Solaris
3 5 (6.10%) UNIX
3 5 (6.10%) Fedora
3 5 (6.10%) CentOS
4 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.88%) Windows
5 3 (3.66%) Android
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (68.29%) Business Intelligence
1 56 (68.29%) Programme Management
1 56 (68.29%) Digital Marketing
2 17 (20.73%) TDD
2 17 (20.73%) Scrum
3 16 (19.51%) Software Engineering
4 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.98%) Kanban
6 7 (8.54%) MVC
7 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.32%) BDD
8 3 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.66%) Integration Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.66%) Software Testing
8 3 (3.66%) Requirements Management
9 2 (2.44%) ETL
9 2 (2.44%) Project Management
9 2 (2.44%) Web Testing
9 2 (2.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.27%) Java
2 20 (24.39%) SQL
3 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.73%) C#
5 11 (13.41%) C
6 8 (9.76%) Ruby
6 8 (9.76%) C++
6 8 (9.76%) PHP
6 8 (9.76%) PL/SQL
6 8 (9.76%) Python
7 6 (7.32%) Embedded C
8 5 (6.10%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.10%) PHP5
9 3 (3.66%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.66%) VC++
10 2 (2.44%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.44%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.44%) Perl
10 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) ISEB
2 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.44%) PMP
4 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.22%) HND
5 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) HL7
2 1 (1.22%) DO-160
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.22%) XenApp
1 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Vendors
1 56 (68.29%) SAP
2 8 (9.76%) Oracle
3 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.32%) JBoss
5 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.44%) EMC
7 1 (1.22%) Citrix
7 1 (1.22%) Avaya
7 1 (1.22%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.22%) VMware
7 1 (1.22%) Google
7 1 (1.22%) Unica
7 1 (1.22%) Zend
7 1 (1.22%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.22%) Altera
7 1 (1.22%) SmartFocus
7 1 (1.22%) Facebook
7 1 (1.22%) Twitter
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