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 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 50 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Electronics 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.59% 1.46% -
As % of the General category 2.35% 3.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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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
85 106 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.00% 38.69% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 81 28
Average daily rate £525 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) CAN bus

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CAN bus
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory