The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 38 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Electronics 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.54% 0.65% 0.32%
As % of the General category 6.10% 1.90% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
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£381 £528 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.25 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

General Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
82 105 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.23% 34.20% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 87 58
Average daily rate £450 £403 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% -6.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £170 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £26.75 £21.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.70% -41.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £21.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £21.80 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronics across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronics across the Southampton region.

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronics across the Southampton region.

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 2 (33.33%) CAN bus
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 2 (33.33%) Simulink
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
3 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) RAD
3 1 (16.67%) MPEG
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Embarcadero
3 1 (16.67%) DTV
3 1 (16.67%) DVB
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (16.67%) STB
3 1 (16.67%) Physics
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DVB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Resource Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CAN bus
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) MPEG
2 1 (16.67%) DTV
2 1 (16.67%) STB
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 2 (33.33%) Line Management
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Operations Management
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Embarcadero