The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Design Automation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Design Automation over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Design Automation (EDA)
Rank 608 567 593
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +26
Contract jobs citing Electronic Design Automation 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.013% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.010% 0.018% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£436 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+23.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41340 38593 41072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.29% 73.27% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25582 23715 23832
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1054 1464
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Electronic Design Automation
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Design Automation within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Design Automation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Electronic Design Automation
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Design Automation within the UK.

Electronic Design Automation Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Electronic Design Automation
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Design Automation within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Electronic Design Automation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Electronic Design Automation
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Design Automation within the UK.

Electronic Design Automation Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Electronic Design Automation
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Design Automation within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 4 £436 +29.25% 2
South West - 2 £363 -
London +3 1 £380 +38.18%
Warrington - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -

Electronic Design Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Electronic Design Automation 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 Electronic Design Automation.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) R
2 4 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) PhD
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Publishing
4 1 (12.50%) Games
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) APACS
4 1 (12.50%) ISO 8583
4 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco

Electronic Design Automation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Electronic Design Automation 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 Electronic Design Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) NFC
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) FCoE
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mining Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) EMV
1 1 (12.50%) APACS
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Research
2 1 (12.50%) Product Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) R
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Legato
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Dell
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) CommVault
1 1 (12.50%) NetApp
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
1 1 (12.50%) Veeam