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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 98 102 100
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Electronics 17 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.098% 0.56%
As % of the General category 2.39% 0.32% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.71% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £325 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 10
Average hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% +16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £37.50 £29.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
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
712 632 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.67% 30.89% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 356 278
Average daily rate £375 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 73
Average hourly rate £29.10 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.47% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 25 November 2014.

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
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 25 November 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
Birmingham 0 5 £375 +15.38% 3
Coventry - 5 £351 - 6
Staffordshire - 2 - - 3
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 3
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 12 (46.15%) Automotive
2 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
3 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
4 7 (26.92%) SAP
4 7 (26.92%) Finance
5 6 (23.08%) Programme Management
5 6 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (23.08%) Marketing
5 6 (23.08%) Degree
5 6 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (23.08%) DTV
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) MS Office
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
6 3 (11.54%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) .NET
6 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.54%) Android
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Informatics
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Telematics
7 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) ATM
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) AutoCAD
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) ATM
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) 2G
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) 3G
2 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.85%) IPv4
2 1 (3.85%) IPv6
2 1 (3.85%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.85%) SDH
2 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) MIMO
2 1 (3.85%) 4G
2 1 (3.85%) GPON
2 1 (3.85%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 12 (46.15%) Automotive
2 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
3 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
4 7 (26.92%) Finance
5 6 (23.08%) Marketing
6 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (3.85%) Billing
7 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Designer
3 2 (7.69%) Draughtsman
3 2 (7.69%) Software Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Software Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Support
4 1 (3.85%) Programmer
4 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Tester
4 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) DTV
2 2 (7.69%) Informatics
2 2 (7.69%) Telematics
2 2 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Programme Management
1 6 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.54%) Project Management
2 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
2 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma
3 2 (7.69%) Validation
3 2 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow
4 1 (3.85%) DMAIC
4 1 (3.85%) PLM
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Benchmarking
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) ERP
4 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Cadence
3 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) EMC
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) Cincom
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