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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronics
England / West Midlands
Rank 91 113 93
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Contract jobs citing Electronics 28 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.19% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the General category 3.83% 1.43% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 3
Median daily rate £313 £435 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.16% +21.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £422 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £550 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £22.84 £42.50 £27.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.25% +56.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.51 £41.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.17 £43.40 £30.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.47% +21.42%

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
731 697 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.01% 28.72% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 388 380
Median daily rate £413 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 35 38
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.25 £27.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.29% -23.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £15.82 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £42.50 £34.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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 21 January 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
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 21 January 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
Birmingham +4 12 £306 -29.59% 5
Warwickshire - 11 £438 - 3
Staffordshire - 2 £250 - 1
Coventry - 1 £515 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £375 - 1
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 23 (56.10%) Telecoms
2 19 (46.34%) Degree
2 19 (46.34%) Computer Science
3 15 (36.59%) Network Security
4 12 (29.27%) Finance
4 12 (29.27%) Migration
5 10 (24.39%) Manufacturing
5 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
6 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
7 8 (19.51%) SAP
7 8 (19.51%) Marketing
8 7 (17.07%) Knowledge Management
8 7 (17.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (17.07%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.07%) Programme Management
8 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.07%) VMware
8 7 (17.07%) Escalation Management
9 6 (14.63%) IBM
9 6 (14.63%) HP
9 6 (14.63%) SAN
9 6 (14.63%) ITIL
9 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
9 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (14.63%) Presales
10 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
10 5 (12.20%) Problem 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 2 (4.88%) WordPress
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) Simulink
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (17.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) Network Security
2 6 (14.63%) SAN
3 3 (7.32%) ATM
4 2 (4.88%) 802.11
4 2 (4.88%) BGP
4 2 (4.88%) EIGRP
4 2 (4.88%) Firewall
4 2 (4.88%) Frame Relay
4 2 (4.88%) LAN
4 2 (4.88%) MPLS
4 2 (4.88%) OSPF
4 2 (4.88%) PPP
4 2 (4.88%) RIP
4 2 (4.88%) VLAN
4 2 (4.88%) WAN
4 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.88%) Wireless
4 2 (4.88%) WLAN
5 1 (2.44%) Profibus
5 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.44%) Data Mart
2 1 (2.44%) DB2
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) Informix
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
2 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Moq
2 1 (2.44%) NUnit
2 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (56.10%) Telecoms
2 12 (29.27%) Finance
3 10 (24.39%) Manufacturing
4 8 (19.51%) Marketing
5 5 (12.20%) Automotive
6 3 (7.32%) Retail
7 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Architect
2 6 (14.63%) Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Database Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.88%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (4.88%) HTML Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Storage Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Wintel Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
1 5 (12.20%) CSS
2 4 (9.76%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.32%) Entity Framework
3 3 (7.32%) HTML5
4 2 (4.88%) 802.1X
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.88%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (4.88%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.44%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (2.44%) LESS
5 1 (2.44%) Sass
5 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.44%) WCF
5 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Computer Science
2 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
3 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.32%) CLARiiON
4 3 (7.32%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) CMDB
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.44%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Unix
2 2 (4.88%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Migration
2 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (17.07%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (17.07%) Escalation Management
2 7 (17.07%) Knowledge Management
2 7 (17.07%) Programme Management
3 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Presales
3 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.20%) Change Management
4 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
4 5 (12.20%) MVC
4 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.76%) Project Management
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) C#
2 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.76%) MATLAB
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) C
3 3 (7.32%) Python
4 2 (4.88%) C++
4 2 (4.88%) Embedded C
4 2 (4.88%) Java
4 2 (4.88%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.44%) Go
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) CCDA
2 2 (4.88%) CCDP
2 2 (4.88%) CCIE
2 2 (4.88%) CCNA
2 2 (4.88%) CCNP
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Basel II
2 1 (2.44%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) SRDF
3 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.88%) Firmware
5 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) SAP
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) HP
3 6 (14.63%) IBM
4 5 (12.20%) Dell
4 5 (12.20%) Veritas
5 4 (9.76%) EMC
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle
6 3 (7.32%) 3PAR
6 3 (7.32%) NetApp
6 3 (7.32%) Teradata
7 2 (4.88%) AirMagnet
7 2 (4.88%) Brocade
7 2 (4.88%) CA
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco
7 2 (4.88%) Citrix
8 1 (2.44%) Cognos
8 1 (2.44%) Coverity
8 1 (2.44%) Informatica
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