The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 48 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Electronics 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.82% 0.23% -
As % of the General category 1.72% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£351 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.57 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-4.29% +0.19%
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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 Swindon region.

General Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
232 212 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 47.64% 49.42% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 177 117
Average daily rate £425 £435 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £25.25 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £20.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Electronics
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) DTV
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (25.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Altera

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
1 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Xilinx
1 1 (25.00%) Altera