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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 87 103 96
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing Electronics 64 37 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.91% 1.17% 0.54%
As % of the General category 5.82% 3.37% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 1
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£375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +18.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £36.00 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £37.85 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.57 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-4.29% +0.19%
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
1099 1099 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.86% 34.76% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 724 477
Average daily rate £400 £389 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 49 28
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.01 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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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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
Wiltshire +10 13 £351 +12.16% 3
Gloucestershire +3 12 £410 +9.33% 10
Bristol -6 11 £315 -10.00% 9
Somerset 0 4 £365 +17.74% 3
Dorset +2 2 - - 3
Devon -3 2 £250 - 15
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 94 (76.42%) Telecoms
2 92 (74.80%) Finance
2 92 (74.80%) Manufacturing
2 92 (74.80%) DTV
2 92 (74.80%) SAP
2 92 (74.80%) Business Intelligence
2 92 (74.80%) Programme Management
2 92 (74.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 92 (74.80%) Marketing
2 92 (74.80%) Digital Marketing
3 27 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (20.33%) Java
5 20 (16.26%) E-Commerce
6 19 (15.45%) SQL
7 18 (14.63%) .NET
8 17 (13.82%) Linux
9 16 (13.01%) C#
9 16 (13.01%) Scrum
9 16 (13.01%) Software Engineering
10 15 (12.20%) Retail
11 14 (11.38%) C++
11 14 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (9.76%) Project Management
12 12 (9.76%) Degree
13 11 (8.94%) SQL Server
13 11 (8.94%) Web Services
14 10 (8.13%) MS Project
14 10 (8.13%) C
14 10 (8.13%) MVC
14 10 (8.13%) JSON

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.88%) Mule
2 4 (3.25%) Commerce Server
2 4 (3.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.63%) Mule ESB
3 2 (1.63%) Node.js
3 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.81%) GroupWise
Applications
1 10 (8.13%) MS Project
2 8 (6.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 92 (74.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.63%) Agresso
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) Wireless
2 1 (0.81%) LTE
2 1 (0.81%) GPRS
2 1 (0.81%) GSM
2 1 (0.81%) LAN
2 1 (0.81%) SMS
2 1 (0.81%) UMTS
2 1 (0.81%) WAN
2 1 (0.81%) WCDMA
2 1 (0.81%) DHCP
2 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.81%) VPN
2 1 (0.81%) DNS
2 1 (0.81%) RFID
2 1 (0.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.25%) SQLite
3 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.44%) Big Data
3 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.81%) MySQL
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.81%) OLAP
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.88%) Maven
3 4 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (3.25%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.63%) JIRA
4 2 (1.63%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.81%) Selenium
5 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 94 (76.42%) Telecoms
2 92 (74.80%) Finance
2 92 (74.80%) Marketing
2 92 (74.80%) Manufacturing
3 15 (12.20%) Retail
4 8 (6.50%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Military
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Avionics
5 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 44 (35.77%) Developer
2 14 (11.38%) Analyst
3 13 (10.57%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.94%) Software Engineer
5 8 (6.50%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.50%) Business Analyst
5 8 (6.50%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.69%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Consultant
7 6 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (4.88%) iOS Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Android Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.07%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.25%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.63%) .NET
2 11 (8.94%) Web Services
3 10 (8.13%) JSON
4 9 (7.32%) Spring
4 9 (7.32%) XML
5 8 (6.50%) ASP.NET
6 7 (5.69%) REST
7 6 (4.88%) JPA
7 6 (4.88%) CSS
7 6 (4.88%) SOAP
7 6 (4.88%) Hibernate
7 6 (4.88%) Spring MVC
8 5 (4.07%) jQuery
8 5 (4.07%) HTML
8 5 (4.07%) J2ME
8 5 (4.07%) Android SDK
9 4 (3.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.44%) Backbone.js
10 3 (2.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 92 (74.80%) DTV
2 9 (7.32%) NHS
3 7 (5.69%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.07%) User Experience
4 5 (4.07%) iPhone
4 5 (4.07%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.81%) Informatics
7 1 (0.81%) VHDL
7 1 (0.81%) FMCG
7 1 (0.81%) Physics
7 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.82%) Linux
2 9 (7.32%) Windows
2 9 (7.32%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.69%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (5.69%) Android
4 5 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.25%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (1.63%) CentOS
6 2 (1.63%) Fedora
7 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.81%) Solaris
7 1 (0.81%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.81%) Debian
7 1 (0.81%) UNIX
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (74.80%) Business Intelligence
1 92 (74.80%) Programme Management
1 92 (74.80%) Digital Marketing
2 27 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.26%) E-Commerce
4 16 (13.01%) Scrum
4 16 (13.01%) Software Engineering
5 12 (9.76%) Project Management
6 10 (8.13%) MVC
7 9 (7.32%) Multithreading
8 7 (5.69%) Logistics
8 7 (5.69%) Validation
8 7 (5.69%) TDD
8 7 (5.69%) iOS Development
8 7 (5.69%) SDLC
9 6 (4.88%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.88%) Integration Testing
9 6 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.07%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.33%) Java
2 19 (15.45%) SQL
3 16 (13.01%) C#
4 14 (11.38%) C++
5 10 (8.13%) C
6 7 (5.69%) Ruby
7 6 (4.88%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.88%) Objective-C
7 6 (4.88%) Python
7 6 (4.88%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.25%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.63%) Perl
9 2 (1.63%) PHP
9 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.63%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.63%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.81%) Tcl
10 1 (0.81%) VB
10 1 (0.81%) VBA
10 1 (0.81%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 12 (9.76%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.81%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) HL7
3 1 (0.81%) JTAG
3 1 (0.81%) DO-160
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) Firmware
2 2 (1.63%) GPFS
2 2 (1.63%) Ceph
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (1.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 92 (74.80%) SAP
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle
2 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.69%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.25%) ATG
3 4 (3.25%) IBM
3 4 (3.25%) hybris
4 2 (1.63%) EMC
4 2 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.81%) QNX
5 1 (0.81%) CODA
5 1 (0.81%) VMware
5 1 (0.81%) Civica
5 1 (0.81%) Google
5 1 (0.81%) Xilinx
5 1 (0.81%) Zend
5 1 (0.81%) Altera
5 1 (0.81%) Citrix
5 1 (0.81%) Lotus
5 1 (0.81%) Vignette
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