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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 120 111 95
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs citing Electronics 11 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.47% 0.68%
As % of the General category 1.35% 1.49% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Median daily rate £375 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £407 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £550 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +60.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +23.07%
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
812 806 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.54% 31.55% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 445 401
Median daily rate £425 £414 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £252 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 40
Median hourly rate £19.25 £27.73 £27.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% -0.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £13.70 £16.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £37.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +12.24%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -10 4 £343 -20.34%
Coventry - 2 £476 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £250 -
Worcestershire - 1 £375 -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 7 (30.43%) C#
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
1 7 (30.43%) MVC
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
1 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) Marketing
2 6 (26.09%) Programme Management
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (26.09%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 6 (26.09%) SAP
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) HTML5
4 4 (17.39%) WordPress
4 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Web Development
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) MATLAB
4 4 (17.39%) Simulink
4 4 (17.39%) Validation
4 4 (17.39%) C
4 4 (17.39%) PHP
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 4 (17.39%) Python

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) WordPress
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Simulink
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Profibus
2 1 (4.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Moq
2 1 (4.35%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.35%) NUnit
2 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
1 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
1 7 (30.43%) Marketing
2 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Automotive
4 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (17.39%) HTML CSS Developer
3 4 (17.39%) HTML Developer
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.35%) C# WCF Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Control Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) HTML5
4 4 (17.39%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.35%) jQuery
7 1 (4.35%) LESS
7 1 (4.35%) LINQ
7 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (4.35%) Sass
7 1 (4.35%) Spring
7 1 (4.35%) WCF
7 1 (4.35%) Web Services
7 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) VxWorks
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (26.09%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (26.09%) Programme Management
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
3 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Validation
3 4 (17.39%) Web Development
4 3 (13.04%) Logistics
4 3 (13.04%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Release Management
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) C
3 4 (17.39%) MATLAB
3 4 (17.39%) PHP
3 4 (17.39%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.35%) Go
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.35%) Coverity
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
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