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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 94 107 92
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing Electronics 22 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.49% 0.50%
As % of the General category 2.64% 1.68% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
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£390 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +32.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
832 716 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.61% 29.24% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 346 282
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 52 51
Average hourly rate £31.44 £33.55 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +31.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £18.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +4 4 - - 7
Warwickshire +4 4 - -
Birmingham +3 4 £390 +11.42% 3
Shropshire -5 1 - - 2
Walsall - 1 - -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (48.98%) Automotive
2 17 (34.69%) Validation
3 16 (32.65%) Manufacturing
4 15 (30.61%) Degree
5 13 (26.53%) Finance
6 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
6 12 (24.49%) Programme Management
7 11 (22.45%) Marketing
7 11 (22.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (22.45%) SAP
7 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (22.45%) DTV
7 11 (22.45%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (18.37%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (16.33%) IEC 61508
9 8 (16.33%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (16.33%) Project Management
9 8 (16.33%) SysML
9 8 (16.33%) Migration
10 7 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 7 (14.29%) EMC
10 7 (14.29%) FlexRay
11 6 (12.24%) NHS
11 6 (12.24%) Device Driver
12 5 (10.20%) Aerospace
12 5 (10.20%) MS Office
12 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
12 5 (10.20%) Software Delivery
12 5 (10.20%) German Language

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.04%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.04%) CMS
1 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Office
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.08%) TargetLink
3 2 (4.08%) Simulink
3 2 (4.08%) Stateflow
4 1 (2.04%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (2.04%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (2.04%) EPLAN
4 1 (2.04%) PTC Creo
4 1 (2.04%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (22.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) FlexRay
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) VPN
3 2 (4.08%) Wireless
3 2 (4.08%) IPsec
3 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.04%) LTE
4 1 (2.04%) 4G
4 1 (2.04%) 2G
4 1 (2.04%) MIMO
4 1 (2.04%) DNS
4 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.04%) IPv4
4 1 (2.04%) IPv6
4 1 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) 3G
4 1 (2.04%) ATM
4 1 (2.04%) VoIP
4 1 (2.04%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.04%) DTS
1 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.04%) Big Data
1 1 (2.04%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.04%) CANoe
2 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.04%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 24 (48.98%) Automotive
2 16 (32.65%) Manufacturing
3 13 (26.53%) Finance
4 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
5 11 (22.45%) Marketing
6 5 (10.20%) German Language
6 5 (10.20%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Embedded Software Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Telematics Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Data Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (2.04%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Solutions Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) PC Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Avaya Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.04%) OpenGL
2 1 (2.04%) Middleware
2 1 (2.04%) HTML5
2 1 (2.04%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) DTV
2 9 (18.37%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (12.24%) Device Driver
3 6 (12.24%) NHS
4 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.12%) Telematics
5 3 (6.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (6.12%) CAN bus
6 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.04%) SCADA
6 1 (2.04%) Informatics
6 1 (2.04%) EPoS
6 1 (2.04%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.04%) Tizen
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Validation
2 12 (24.49%) Programme Management
3 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (22.45%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (16.33%) SysML
4 8 (16.33%) Project Management
4 8 (16.33%) Migration
5 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 7 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (10.20%) Software Delivery
7 4 (8.16%) Requirements Management
7 4 (8.16%) Change Management
7 4 (8.16%) UML
8 3 (6.12%) Six Sigma
8 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.12%) SDLC
8 3 (6.12%) V-Model
9 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.08%) Use Case
9 2 (4.08%) Factor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) C
2 3 (6.12%) C++
3 2 (4.08%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (4.08%) CCNP
3 2 (4.08%) CCNA
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.04%) HNC
4 1 (2.04%) HND
4 1 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) IEC 61508
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.04%) DO-178B
3 1 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) SAP
2 7 (14.29%) EMC
3 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.08%) MathWorks
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco
3 2 (4.08%) IBM
3 2 (4.08%) PTC
3 2 (4.08%) F5
4 1 (2.04%) Splunk
4 1 (2.04%) Verint
4 1 (2.04%) Green Hills
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Perforce
4 1 (2.04%) Nortel
4 1 (2.04%) Avaya
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