The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 112 102 113
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing Electronics 32 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 0.90% 0.94%
As % of the General category 2.94% 2.55% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 10
Average daily rate £338 £250 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £236 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £500 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £23.60 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1088 823 1497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.85% 35.38% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 561 987
Average daily rate £400 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £496 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 27 93
Average hourly rate £34.25 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £15.00 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £41.70 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Electronics
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -3 14 £305 +12.44% 24
Gloucestershire +6 9 £425 - 9
Dorset - 4 £476 - 1
Devon -5 3 - - 1
Wiltshire -23 1 - - 4
Somerset - - - - 6
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (60.47%) Telecoms
2 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 18 (41.86%) Manufacturing
3 17 (39.53%) DTV
3 17 (39.53%) Marketing
4 16 (37.21%) Digital Marketing
4 16 (37.21%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (37.21%) SAP
4 16 (37.21%) Programme Management
4 16 (37.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (30.23%) Degree
6 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
7 10 (23.26%) TDD
7 10 (23.26%) jQuery
8 9 (20.93%) Scrum
8 9 (20.93%) HTML
8 9 (20.93%) Java
8 9 (20.93%) Web Services
8 9 (20.93%) Linux
9 8 (18.60%) CSS
9 8 (18.60%) GSM
9 8 (18.60%) UMTS
9 8 (18.60%) WCDMA
9 8 (18.60%) LTE
9 8 (18.60%) RESTful
10 7 (16.28%) Kanban
10 7 (16.28%) GPRS
10 7 (16.28%) SMS
10 7 (16.28%) SOAP
10 7 (16.28%) J2EE

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) Lync
2 1 (2.33%) Node.js
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (37.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) GSM
1 8 (18.60%) UMTS
1 8 (18.60%) WCDMA
1 8 (18.60%) LTE
2 7 (16.28%) GPRS
2 7 (16.28%) SMS
3 2 (4.65%) DVB
3 2 (4.65%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.33%) VSAT
4 1 (2.33%) CDMA
4 1 (2.33%) 3G
4 1 (2.33%) Intranet
4 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.33%) HTTP
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) RNC
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
4 1 (2.33%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Maven
2 3 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.33%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) Hudson
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) WATIR
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 26 (60.47%) Telecoms
2 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 18 (41.86%) Manufacturing
3 17 (39.53%) Marketing
4 5 (11.63%) Military
5 3 (6.98%) Aerospace
6 2 (4.65%) Avionics
7 1 (2.33%) Banking
7 1 (2.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Test Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Programmer
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Swing Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) jQuery
2 9 (20.93%) HTML
2 9 (20.93%) Web Services
3 8 (18.60%) CSS
3 8 (18.60%) RESTful
4 7 (16.28%) SOAP
4 7 (16.28%) J2EE
4 7 (16.28%) Spring
5 6 (13.95%) Hibernate
6 4 (9.30%) JSON
6 4 (9.30%) Java EE
6 4 (9.30%) HTML5
7 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.98%) .NET
8 2 (4.65%) Ajax
8 2 (4.65%) XML
8 2 (4.65%) DOM
8 2 (4.65%) Swing
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) DTV
2 2 (4.65%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.33%) Podcast
3 1 (2.33%) ASIC
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Firmware
3 1 (2.33%) MPEG
3 1 (2.33%) IPTV
3 1 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Solaris
2 5 (11.63%) UNIX
3 4 (9.30%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) VxWorks
4 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) CentOS
5 1 (2.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Digital Marketing
1 16 (37.21%) Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) Programme Management
2 10 (23.26%) TDD
3 9 (20.93%) Scrum
4 7 (16.28%) Kanban
4 7 (16.28%) Integration Acceptance Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) BDD
7 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.98%) MVC
8 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.65%) Migration
8 2 (4.65%) Requirements Management
8 2 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.65%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (20.93%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) C
3 3 (6.98%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) Embedded C
4 2 (4.65%) PHP
4 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) C++
5 1 (2.33%) PHP5
5 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.33%) Pascal
5 1 (2.33%) Prolog
5 1 (2.33%) Fortran
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.65%) ISEB
4 2 (4.65%) APMP
5 1 (2.33%) HNC
5 1 (2.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) SAP
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) EMC
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.33%) Facebook
4 1 (2.33%) Twitter
4 1 (2.33%) Zend
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) Avaya
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Cadence
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Engineering
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Real Staffing
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 26 days ago