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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 98 111 92
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Electronics 30 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 0.085% 0.69%
As % of the General category 3.71% 0.26% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
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£315 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.57 £37.50 £26.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
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
808 766 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.82% 32.40% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 338 242
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £196 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 60 87
Average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -32.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £14.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.68 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Birmingham +1 11 £293 -16.42%
Warwickshire - 8 - -
Staffordshire - 3 - - 6
Coventry +6 1 - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 4
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (47.50%) Automotive
2 12 (30.00%) Degree
3 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
3 11 (27.50%) Finance
4 10 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 10 (25.00%) Validation
4 10 (25.00%) Marketing
4 10 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 10 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (25.00%) SAP
4 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (25.00%) DTV
4 10 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (20.00%) Project Management
6 7 (17.50%) Software Delivery
7 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (15.00%) Migration
8 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.50%) EMC
8 5 (12.50%) Telematics
8 5 (12.50%) FlexRay
9 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
9 4 (10.00%) German Language
9 4 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) Device Driver
10 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (7.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (7.50%) NHS
10 3 (7.50%) MS Office

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) CMS
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.00%) TargetLink
2 2 (5.00%) Simulink
2 2 (5.00%) Stateflow
3 1 (2.50%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (2.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (2.50%) PTC Creo
3 1 (2.50%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) FlexRay
2 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.00%) IPv4
3 2 (5.00%) IPv6
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) 3G
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) ATM
3 2 (5.00%) Wireless
3 2 (5.00%) IPsec
3 2 (5.00%) 2G
3 2 (5.00%) MIMO
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.00%) LTE
3 2 (5.00%) 4G
4 1 (2.50%) SDH
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) DTS
2 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
1 2 (5.00%) CANoe
2 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.50%) Zephyr
2 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 19 (47.50%) Automotive
2 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
2 11 (27.50%) Finance
3 10 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 10 (25.00%) Marketing
4 4 (10.00%) German Language
5 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.50%) Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Embedded Software Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Software Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Clinical Coder
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Architect
5 1 (2.50%) NHS Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (2.50%) Itk
3 1 (2.50%) Android SDK
3 1 (2.50%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) DTV
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.50%) Telematics
4 4 (10.00%) Device Driver
4 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (7.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (7.50%) NHS
6 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.50%) CAN bus
7 1 (2.50%) EPoS
7 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.50%) VHDL
7 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Android
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Tizen
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) AIX
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Validation
1 10 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 10 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (20.00%) Project Management
3 7 (17.50%) Software Delivery
4 6 (15.00%) Migration
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.50%) Use Case
7 3 (7.50%) Change Control
7 3 (7.50%) Six Sigma
8 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.00%) Workflow
8 2 (5.00%) DMAIC
8 2 (5.00%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.00%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) C
2 2 (5.00%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) C++
2 2 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) PHP
3 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) CCNP
2 2 (5.00%) CCNA
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.50%) HL7
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) SAP
2 5 (12.50%) EMC
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Apple
3 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.00%) MathWorks
3 2 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (2.50%) Splunk
4 1 (2.50%) Verint
4 1 (2.50%) Perforce
4 1 (2.50%) Nortel
4 1 (2.50%) Avaya
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