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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 83 109 113
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Contract jobs citing Electronics 58 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.76% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the General category 5.25% 1.27% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 2 0
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£375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £289
% change year-on-year
+7.94% +12.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 8
Average hourly rate £28.50 £40.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% +10.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
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
1104 707 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.59% 32.21% 36.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 503 646
Average daily rate £410 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 25 62
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.15 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.42 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.41% -14.34%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 20 November 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
Wiltshire +4 19 £400 - 14
Bristol -3 15 £343 -2.14% 13
Gloucestershire -8 7 £375 - 12
Somerset - 3 £375 - 2
Devon - 2 - - 5
Dorset -1 1 - - 2
Cornwall - - - - 1
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 58 (62.37%) Telecoms
2 55 (59.14%) Manufacturing
3 52 (55.91%) Finance
3 52 (55.91%) DTV
3 52 (55.91%) SAP
3 52 (55.91%) Business Intelligence
3 52 (55.91%) Programme Management
3 52 (55.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 52 (55.91%) Marketing
3 52 (55.91%) Digital Marketing
4 31 (33.33%) Linux
5 28 (30.11%) SQL
6 27 (29.03%) Python
7 23 (24.73%) Java
8 20 (21.51%) Software Engineering
9 18 (19.35%) C#
10 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (17.20%) .NET
12 15 (16.13%) C++
12 15 (16.13%) Test Automation
13 13 (13.98%) C
14 12 (12.90%) Oracle
14 12 (12.90%) Web Services
15 11 (11.83%) Degree
16 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
16 10 (10.75%) JavaScript
17 9 (9.68%) Perl
17 9 (9.68%) PHP
18 8 (8.60%) CSS
18 8 (8.60%) MVC

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 5 (5.38%) Apache
2 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.15%) Mule
4 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.15%) JBoss
5 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.08%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.08%) MS Project
2 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 52 (55.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.08%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.08%) PaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) GPRS
1 5 (5.38%) GSM
1 5 (5.38%) UMTS
1 5 (5.38%) WCDMA
1 5 (5.38%) Internet
1 5 (5.38%) LTE
2 4 (4.30%) SAN
2 4 (4.30%) SMS
3 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.23%) NAS
3 3 (3.23%) Wireless
4 2 (2.15%) 4G
4 2 (2.15%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (2.15%) HTTP
5 1 (1.08%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.08%) VPN
5 1 (1.08%) 3G
5 1 (1.08%) UTRAN
5 1 (1.08%) DVB
5 1 (1.08%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.38%) MySQL
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.23%) Voldemort
5 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.23%) CouchDB
5 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.23%) HBase
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) GoogleTest
2 5 (5.38%) Selenium
2 5 (5.38%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.30%) WebDriver
3 4 (4.30%) JUnit
3 4 (4.30%) Maven
4 2 (2.15%) Subversion
4 2 (2.15%) WATIR
4 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.15%) FitNesse
4 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.08%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.08%) Hudson
5 1 (1.08%) PVCS
5 1 (1.08%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.08%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 58 (62.37%) Telecoms
2 55 (59.14%) Manufacturing
3 52 (55.91%) Finance
3 52 (55.91%) Marketing
4 7 (7.53%) Automotive
5 3 (3.23%) Retail
6 1 (1.08%) Avionics
6 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (31.18%) Developer
2 24 (25.81%) Software Engineer
3 22 (23.66%) Test Engineer
4 17 (18.28%) Tester
5 14 (15.05%) Software Tester
5 14 (15.05%) Software Test Engineer
6 12 (12.90%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.60%) Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.38%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.30%) C# Web Developer
10 4 (4.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Architect
10 4 (4.30%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.20%) .NET
2 12 (12.90%) Web Services
3 8 (8.60%) CSS
3 8 (8.60%) jQuery
4 7 (7.53%) HTML
4 7 (7.53%) J2EE
4 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.45%) Spring
5 6 (6.45%) JSON
6 4 (4.30%) Spring MVC
6 4 (4.30%) WCF
6 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.30%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.30%) XML
7 3 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.23%) RESTful
8 1 (1.08%) REST
8 1 (1.08%) Spring Batch
8 1 (1.08%) Spring Integration
8 1 (1.08%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 52 (55.91%) DTV
2 4 (4.30%) VHDL
2 4 (4.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.15%) NHS
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.08%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.08%) iPhone
5 1 (1.08%) Open Source
5 1 (1.08%) iPad
5 1 (1.08%) SCADA
5 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.08%) Physics
5 1 (1.08%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.08%) Handset
5 1 (1.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (7.53%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (5.38%) UNIX
3 5 (5.38%) Windows
4 4 (4.30%) Fedora
4 4 (4.30%) CentOS
4 4 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.08%) Android
6 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.91%) Business Intelligence
1 52 (55.91%) Programme Management
1 52 (55.91%) Digital Marketing
2 20 (21.51%) Software Engineering
3 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (16.13%) Test Automation
5 8 (8.60%) TDD
5 8 (8.60%) MVC
5 8 (8.60%) Scrum
5 8 (8.60%) Test Scripting
6 7 (7.53%) Automation Testing
7 6 (6.45%) DevOps
7 6 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.38%) Integration Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.38%) BDD
9 4 (4.30%) High Availability
9 4 (4.30%) Kanban
9 4 (4.30%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.11%) SQL
2 27 (29.03%) Python
3 23 (24.73%) Java
4 18 (19.35%) C#
5 15 (16.13%) C++
6 13 (13.98%) C
7 10 (10.75%) JavaScript
8 9 (9.68%) Perl
8 9 (9.68%) PHP
9 8 (8.60%) Ruby
9 8 (8.60%) Bash Shell
10 7 (7.53%) Embedded C
10 7 (7.53%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.30%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.30%) VB.NET
12 3 (3.23%) VC++
12 3 (3.23%) Embedded C++
13 2 (2.15%) Assembly Language
14 1 (1.08%) Tcl
14 1 (1.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) Degree
2 6 (6.45%) ISEB
3 5 (5.38%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.15%) PMP
5 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.08%) HND
6 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) HL7
2 1 (1.08%) DO-160
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.15%) Firmware
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Puppet
2 6 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (55.91%) SAP
2 12 (12.90%) Oracle
3 7 (7.53%) Google
4 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.15%) VMware
5 2 (2.15%) Citrix
5 2 (2.15%) Borland
5 2 (2.15%) hybris
6 1 (1.08%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.08%) Demandware
6 1 (1.08%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.08%) Huawei
6 1 (1.08%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.08%) Altera
6 1 (1.08%) Atmel
6 1 (1.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.08%) Symantec
6 1 (1.08%) ATG
6 1 (1.08%) Anite
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