The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 101 108 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Contract jobs citing Electronics 19 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.55% 0.75%
As % of the General category 2.35% 1.80% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £314 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £390 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Average hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.58 £28.50 £25.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £37.50 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.89
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.45%
Electronics
England

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

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
807 721 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.98% 30.36% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 323 250
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 75 48
Average hourly rate £28.10 £34.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.36% +16.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.00 £42.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Electronics
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Electronics Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
Coventry +5 5 - - 2
Birmingham -8 4 £400 +10.34% 5
Warwickshire -1 1 - - 1
Walsall - 1 - -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 20 (44.44%) Automotive
2 14 (31.11%) Manufacturing
3 13 (28.89%) Validation
3 13 (28.89%) Finance
4 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 12 (26.67%) Programme Management
4 12 (26.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (26.67%) Marketing
4 12 (26.67%) SAP
4 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (26.67%) DTV
4 12 (26.67%) Degree
4 12 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (17.78%) Migration
6 7 (15.56%) Project Management
7 6 (13.33%) NHS
7 6 (13.33%) EMC
7 6 (13.33%) Device Driver
7 6 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (11.11%) IEC 61508
8 5 (11.11%) German Language
8 5 (11.11%) FlexRay
9 4 (8.89%) C
9 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
9 4 (8.89%) Software Delivery
10 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
10 3 (6.67%) Telematics

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.22%) CMS
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) TargetLink
2 2 (4.44%) Simulink
2 2 (4.44%) Stateflow
3 1 (2.22%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (2.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (2.22%) EPLAN
3 1 (2.22%) PTC Creo
3 1 (2.22%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (26.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) FlexRay
2 3 (6.67%) VPN
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.44%) Wireless
3 2 (4.44%) IPsec
3 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) ATM
4 1 (2.22%) VoIP
4 1 (2.22%) DHCP
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.22%) IPv4
4 1 (2.22%) IPv6
4 1 (2.22%) Internet
4 1 (2.22%) 3G
4 1 (2.22%) 2G
4 1 (2.22%) MIMO
4 1 (2.22%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) DTS
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
1 2 (4.44%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.22%) Zephyr
2 1 (2.22%) CANoe
2 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.22%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 20 (44.44%) Automotive
2 14 (31.11%) Manufacturing
3 13 (28.89%) Finance
4 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 12 (26.67%) Marketing
5 5 (11.11%) German Language
6 3 (6.67%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (2.22%) Military
7 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Software Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Consultant
4 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
4 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Design Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Product Development Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Transition Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Process Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Senior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
1 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.22%) OpenGL
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.22%) HTML5
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (2.22%) Itk
2 1 (2.22%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) DTV
2 6 (13.33%) NHS
2 6 (13.33%) Device Driver
2 6 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) Telematics
4 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) CAN bus
6 1 (2.22%) SCADA
6 1 (2.22%) Informatics
6 1 (2.22%) VHDL
6 1 (2.22%) EPoS
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) AIX
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) Tizen
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Validation
2 12 (26.67%) Programme Management
2 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (17.78%) Migration
4 7 (15.56%) Project Management
5 6 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.89%) Software Delivery
7 3 (6.67%) Six Sigma
8 2 (4.44%) Change Management
8 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.44%) Workflow
8 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.44%) SysML
8 2 (4.44%) Requirements Management
8 2 (4.44%) Software Architecture
8 2 (4.44%) Change Control
8 2 (4.44%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) C
2 3 (6.67%) C++
3 2 (4.44%) Java
3 2 (4.44%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
4 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.22%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (4.44%) CCNP
2 2 (4.44%) CCNA
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) IEC 61508
2 2 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) HL7
3 1 (2.22%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) SAP
2 6 (13.33%) EMC
3 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.44%) MathWorks
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) F5
4 1 (2.22%) Splunk
4 1 (2.22%) Verint
4 1 (2.22%) Perforce
4 1 (2.22%) Green Hills
4 1 (2.22%) Nortel
4 1 (2.22%) Avaya
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
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