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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank - 20 24
Contract jobs citing Electronics 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.83% 0.86%
As % of the General category - 3.70% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.33% -2.73%
Electronics
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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 Staffordshire region.

General Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
57 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 36.08% 22.50% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 16
Average daily rate £363 £323 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £176 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.93 £22.00 £16.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.67 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.02% -2.22%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Electronics Jobs Demand 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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (33.33%) PTC Creo
3 1 (33.33%) CAD
3 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (33.33%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (33.33%) Pro/ENGINEER

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
1 1 (33.33%) SOLIDWORKS
1 1 (33.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (33.33%) PTC Creo
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CAD
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) EMC