The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank - 61 -
Contract jobs citing Electronics 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.58% -
As % of the General category - 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £403 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
Electronics
UK

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

General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
145 200 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.38% 28.86% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 124 125
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £54.05 £16.25 £12.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+232.61% +28.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £11.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £27.50 £22.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Image Processing
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (16.67%) Video Processing
3 1 (16.67%) VHDL
3 1 (16.67%) Xilinx
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) QA

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (16.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Image Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Xilinx