Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Electronics
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 93 76
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17 +8
Contract jobs citing Electronics 7 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.45% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the General category 1.40% 1.63% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Birmingham median daily rate £270 £198 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.71% -51.53% +8.67%
10th Percentile £240 £83 £376
90th Percentile £300 £366 £424
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £280 £401
% change year-on-year +7.14% -30.09% +10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -15.29% +50.44%
10th Percentile £36.53 £35.50 £38.10
90th Percentile £40.78 £36.50 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.64% +2.86% +27.27%

Electronics is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 500 491 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.99% 32.05% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 339 312
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £388 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.32% +11.07%
10th Percentile £218 £247 £226
90th Percentile £538 £575 £524
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 20
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% -15.45% +9.17%
10th Percentile £14.55 £9.24 £10.27
90th Percentile £53.75 £39.35 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £19.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year +58.44% -32.46% -9.52%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Electronics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in Birmingham

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Electronics in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in Birmingham

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Hitachi
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) NHS
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
4 1 (14.29%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Python

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SNMP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Clinical Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Storage Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
2 2 (28.57%) Hitachi
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) F5