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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing Electronics 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 0.81%
As % of the General category - - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -6.66%
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
48 61 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.24% 40.40% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 23
Median daily rate £350 £398 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £420 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £12.18 £12.35 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.41% -42.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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
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 25 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) Simulink
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Case Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Validation

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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Case Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508