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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 77 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -7
Contract jobs citing Electronics 64 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.01% 0.45% 0.68%
As % of the General category 6.29% 1.38% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 5 3
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£375 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 7
Average hourly rate £36.50 £16.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.12% -57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £16.00 £36.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.04%
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
1018 796 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.90% 32.46% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 534 615
Average daily rate £425 £396 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £269 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 32 48
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.68 £12.78 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 +5 16 £375 +7.91% 17
Gloucestershire - 11 £375 - 11
Wiltshire +3 10 £440 - 1
Devon -3 4 - - 18
Somerset - 4 £413 - 5
Dorset - - - - 4
Cornwall - - - - 2
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 69 (60.53%) Telecoms
1 69 (60.53%) Manufacturing
2 64 (56.14%) DTV
3 63 (55.26%) SAP
3 63 (55.26%) Business Intelligence
3 63 (55.26%) Finance
3 63 (55.26%) Programme Management
3 63 (55.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 63 (55.26%) Marketing
3 63 (55.26%) Digital Marketing
4 39 (34.21%) Linux
5 32 (28.07%) Python
6 27 (23.68%) Java
7 25 (21.93%) Software Engineering
8 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (18.42%) C++
10 20 (17.54%) SQL
11 18 (15.79%) E-Commerce
12 16 (14.04%) JavaScript
12 16 (14.04%) Test Automation
13 15 (13.16%) Degree
14 14 (12.28%) HTML
14 14 (12.28%) CSS
15 13 (11.40%) Web Services
15 13 (11.40%) PHP
15 13 (11.40%) Spring
15 13 (11.40%) Ruby
16 12 (10.53%) Scrum
16 12 (10.53%) TDD
16 12 (10.53%) Oracle

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.63%) Apache
3 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.88%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.75%) Simulink
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
2 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 63 (55.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.88%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.63%) SaaS
3 3 (2.63%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) Internet
2 5 (4.39%) LTE
2 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.39%) GPRS
2 5 (4.39%) GSM
2 5 (4.39%) UMTS
2 5 (4.39%) WCDMA
2 5 (4.39%) SAN
3 4 (3.51%) SMS
4 3 (2.63%) NAS
4 3 (2.63%) Wireless
5 2 (1.75%) 4G
5 2 (1.75%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.88%) DLNA
6 1 (0.88%) NFC
6 1 (0.88%) 2G
6 1 (0.88%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.88%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) DNS
6 1 (0.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (6.14%) MySQL
3 5 (4.39%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.63%) CouchDB
5 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.63%) HBase
5 3 (2.63%) Voldemort
5 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.75%) DB2
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (7.02%) GoogleTest
2 6 (5.26%) Maven
3 3 (2.63%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.63%) Selenium
4 2 (1.75%) ERwin
4 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.75%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.75%) WATIR
4 2 (1.75%) JIRA
4 2 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.75%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.88%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.88%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.88%) Hudson
5 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 69 (60.53%) Telecoms
1 69 (60.53%) Manufacturing
2 63 (55.26%) Finance
2 63 (55.26%) Marketing
3 7 (6.14%) Retail
3 7 (6.14%) Automotive
4 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (24.56%) Software Engineer
2 25 (21.93%) Test Engineer
3 24 (21.05%) Developer
4 17 (14.91%) Analyst
5 16 (14.04%) Tester
5 16 (14.04%) Software Test Engineer
5 16 (14.04%) Software Tester
6 12 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.77%) Business Analyst
8 9 (7.89%) Architect
9 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.39%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.39%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.39%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Electronics Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.51%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.28%) HTML
1 14 (12.28%) CSS
2 13 (11.40%) Web Services
2 13 (11.40%) Spring
3 11 (9.65%) .NET
3 11 (9.65%) jQuery
4 8 (7.02%) JSON
5 7 (6.14%) J2EE
5 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (4.39%) Spring MVC
6 5 (4.39%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.51%) XML
7 4 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (3.51%) HTML5
8 3 (2.63%) REST
8 3 (2.63%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (2.63%) WCF
8 3 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (56.14%) DTV
2 4 (3.51%) NHS
2 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (1.75%) VHDL
4 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.75%) Open Source
5 1 (0.88%) iPad
5 1 (0.88%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.88%) iPhone
5 1 (0.88%) FMCG
5 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) SCADA
5 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 39 (34.21%) Linux
2 8 (7.02%) Windows
2 8 (7.02%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (5.26%) Fedora
3 6 (5.26%) CentOS
4 5 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.39%) UNIX
5 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.75%) Android
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (55.26%) Business Intelligence
1 63 (55.26%) Programme Management
1 63 (55.26%) Digital Marketing
2 25 (21.93%) Software Engineering
3 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 16 (14.04%) Test Automation
6 12 (10.53%) Scrum
6 12 (10.53%) TDD
7 10 (8.77%) MVC
8 8 (7.02%) Test Scripting
8 8 (7.02%) Automation Testing
9 7 (6.14%) BDD
9 7 (6.14%) DevOps
9 7 (6.14%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.39%) Kanban
11 5 (4.39%) Integration Acceptance Testing
12 4 (3.51%) Project Management
12 4 (3.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.07%) Python
2 27 (23.68%) Java
3 21 (18.42%) C++
4 20 (17.54%) SQL
5 16 (14.04%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.40%) PHP
6 13 (11.40%) Ruby
7 11 (9.65%) C
7 11 (9.65%) C#
8 9 (7.89%) Bash Shell
9 8 (7.02%) Perl
10 5 (4.39%) Embedded C
11 4 (3.51%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.63%) Golang
12 3 (2.63%) PHP5
12 3 (2.63%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.63%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.75%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Degree
2 7 (6.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.63%) ISEB
5 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.88%) CCNP
6 1 (0.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) Firmware
1 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.77%) Puppet
1 10 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (55.26%) SAP
2 12 (10.53%) Oracle
3 8 (7.02%) Red Hat
3 8 (7.02%) Google
4 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.39%) hybris
5 5 (4.39%) Borland
6 3 (2.63%) VMware
6 3 (2.63%) IBM
6 3 (2.63%) EMC
7 2 (1.75%) Citrix
7 2 (1.75%) Informatica
7 2 (1.75%) Embarcadero
7 2 (1.75%) Teradata
7 2 (1.75%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.75%) DataFlux
7 2 (1.75%) Netezza
7 2 (1.75%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.75%) Talend
7 2 (1.75%) Hortonworks
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