The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 28 June 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 142 128
Rank change year-on-year +34 -14  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 9 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.41% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.97% 0.70% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Median daily rate £450 £315 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +85.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +21.79% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  

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

General Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 930 1277 1601
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.20% 43.41% 54.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 691 801
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 25
Median hourly rate £30.00 £9.88 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +203.79% -67.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.87 £9.88 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.60 £62.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Electronics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in Scotland

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in Scotland

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in Scotland

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Glasgow +2 6 £450 +23.28% 4
Highlands - 2 - -
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 6 (60.00%) SAP
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (60.00%) Programme Management
1 6 (60.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
1 6 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Usability Testing
3 3 (30.00%) MISRA
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (30.00%) Modbus
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (30.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (20.00%) ECMAScript
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Node.js
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Sass

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (60.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (30.00%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) Grunt
2 2 (20.00%) gulp
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) User Researcher
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) Node.js
1 2 (20.00%) React
1 2 (20.00%) Redux
1 2 (20.00%) Sass
1 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (40.00%) Usability Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) ECMAScript
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) MISRA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) SAP
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