The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 48 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Electronics 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.52% 0.20% 0.84%
As % of the General category 3.08% 0.49% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£440 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.04%
Electronics
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

General Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
325 205 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 49.47% 40.12% 53.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 134 262
Average daily rate £478 £425 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £295 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 2
Average hourly rate £28.50 £24.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.52% +38.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronics across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronics across the Wiltshire region.

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronics across the Wiltshire region.

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Swindon - - - -
Electronics
South West

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 18 (78.26%) Linux
1 18 (78.26%) Python
2 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Automotive
4 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Google
4 7 (30.43%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (30.43%) GoogleTest
4 7 (30.43%) Automation Testing
5 5 (21.74%) C++
6 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
6 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) C
7 3 (13.04%) DTV
7 3 (13.04%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) SAP
7 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.04%) Marketing
7 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.70%) DevOps
8 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
8 2 (8.70%) Voldemort
8 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) NAS
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.70%) Voldemort
1 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.70%) CouchDB
1 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
1 2 (8.70%) HBase
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) GoogleTest
General
1 7 (30.43%) Automotive
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Tester
1 16 (69.57%) Software Engineer
1 16 (69.57%) Software Tester
1 16 (69.57%) Test Engineer
1 16 (69.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
3 1 (4.35%) RF Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Firmware Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
1 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) DTV
2 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.35%) Handset
2 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
2 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Automation Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) High Availability
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Competitor Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Python
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) C
4 3 (13.04%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Google
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle