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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronics
England / West Midlands
Rank 98 123 95
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -28
Contract jobs citing Electronics 25 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 0.20% 0.76%
As % of the General category 3.58% 0.74% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 7
Median daily rate £313 £493 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.54% +89.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £447 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £539 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.81% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Median hourly rate £22.84 £40.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.90% +27.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £40.00 £30.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.35 £42.00 £34.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-32.35% +19.71%

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
699 677 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.97% 26.58% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 402 375
Median daily rate £413 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +4.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 51
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £23.43
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.74%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Warwickshire - 12 £438 - 1
Birmingham +5 11 £300 -31.03% 2
Coventry - 1 £515 -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 22 (59.46%) Telecoms
2 19 (51.35%) Computer Science
3 18 (48.65%) Degree
4 15 (40.54%) Network Security
5 14 (37.84%) Customer Requirements
6 12 (32.43%) Migration
7 11 (29.73%) Finance
8 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
9 9 (24.32%) Manufacturing
10 7 (18.92%) VMware
10 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
10 7 (18.92%) SAP
10 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
10 7 (18.92%) Escalation Management
10 7 (18.92%) Marketing
10 7 (18.92%) Knowledge Management
11 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
11 6 (16.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (16.22%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (16.22%) Presales
11 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (16.22%) IBM
11 6 (16.22%) HP
11 6 (16.22%) ITIL
11 6 (16.22%) Windows
11 6 (16.22%) SAN
11 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (16.22%) Programme Management
12 5 (13.51%) Change Management

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 1 (2.70%) Confluence
1 1 (2.70%) SAS
1 1 (2.70%) TPMS
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) Simulink
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) Network Security
2 6 (16.22%) SAN
3 3 (8.11%) ATM
4 2 (5.41%) 802.11
4 2 (5.41%) BGP
4 2 (5.41%) EIGRP
4 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 2 (5.41%) Frame Relay
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) MPLS
4 2 (5.41%) OSPF
4 2 (5.41%) PPP
4 2 (5.41%) RIP
4 2 (5.41%) VLAN
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.41%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) WLAN
5 1 (2.70%) FlexRay
5 1 (2.70%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.70%) Data Mart
2 1 (2.70%) DB2
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) Informix
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
1 2 (5.41%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.70%) Moq
2 1 (2.70%) NUnit
2 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (59.46%) Telecoms
2 11 (29.73%) Finance
3 9 (24.32%) Manufacturing
4 7 (18.92%) Marketing
5 5 (13.51%) Automotive
6 3 (8.11%) Retail
7 2 (5.41%) Aerospace
8 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Architect
2 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Database Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Storage Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
1 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
1 3 (8.11%) CSS
1 3 (8.11%) Entity Framework
2 2 (5.41%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.70%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (2.70%) HTML5
3 1 (2.70%) LESS
3 1 (2.70%) NHibernate
3 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.70%) Sass
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Computer Science
2 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
3 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) CLARiiON
4 3 (8.11%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.70%) CMDB
5 1 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.70%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Unix
3 2 (5.41%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Customer Requirements
2 12 (32.43%) Migration
3 7 (18.92%) Escalation Management
3 7 (18.92%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (16.22%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) Presales
4 6 (16.22%) Programme Management
4 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.51%) Change Management
5 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
5 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.81%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) MVC
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) MATLAB
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) C
2 3 (8.11%) C#
2 3 (8.11%) Python
3 2 (5.41%) C++
3 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
3 2 (5.41%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.70%) Go
4 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) CCDA
3 2 (5.41%) CCDP
3 2 (5.41%) CCIE
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) CCNP
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Basel II
2 1 (2.70%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.11%) SRDF
3 3 (8.11%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.41%) Firmware
5 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
1 7 (18.92%) SAP
1 7 (18.92%) VMware
2 6 (16.22%) HP
2 6 (16.22%) IBM
3 5 (13.51%) Dell
3 5 (13.51%) EMC
3 5 (13.51%) Veritas
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle
5 3 (8.11%) 3PAR
5 3 (8.11%) NetApp
5 3 (8.11%) Teradata
6 2 (5.41%) AirMagnet
6 2 (5.41%) Brocade
6 2 (5.41%) CA
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) Cognos
7 1 (2.70%) Coverity
7 1 (2.70%) Informatica