The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 30 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Electronics 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.96% - 1.74%
As % of the General category 4.44% - 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
Electronics
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

General Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
45 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.63% 28.15% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 15
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £271 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £463 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 £8.89 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.84% -58.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 2 £250 -
Electronics
West Midlands

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) IEC 61508
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) Simulink
3 1 (33.33%) VxWorks
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Profibus
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) SonarQube
3 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Case Management

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) SonarQube
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripter
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Case Management
3 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (33.33%) Coverity