Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 166 186
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20 -4
Contract jobs citing Electronics 26 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.52% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the General category 1.19% 1.20% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 4
Scotland median daily rate £500 £328 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.67% +13.91% +16.16%
10th Percentile £400 £260 £182
90th Percentile £538 £630 £399
UK median daily rate £475 £411 £380
% change year-on-year +15.50% +8.22% +8.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Scotland median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +60.00% -44.44%
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.80% +5.33% +4.17%

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2192 1670 3268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 43.87% 37.95% 52.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1121 909 1580
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £518
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 24 62
Scotland median hourly rate £28.80 £29.25 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -4.10% +48.78%
10th Percentile £11.30 £9.84 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.90 £45.93
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +16.28%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -3 13 £500 +42.86%
Edinburgh -17 9 £525 -8.70% 1
West Lothian - 2 £240 -
Fife -1 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 17 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 21 (80.77%) Manufacturing
2 20 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 20 (76.92%) Programme Management
2 20 (76.92%) SAP
2 20 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (76.92%) Marketing
2 20 (76.92%) Digital Marketing
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) CSS
4 11 (42.31%) HTML
4 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 11 (42.31%) HTML5
4 11 (42.31%) CSS3
4 11 (42.31%) Sass
4 11 (42.31%) AngularJS
5 7 (26.92%) Web Services
6 6 (23.08%) Photoshop
6 6 (23.08%) ECMAScript
6 6 (23.08%) TDD
6 6 (23.08%) CMS
6 6 (23.08%) Publishing
6 6 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (23.08%) Grunt
6 6 (23.08%) gulp
6 6 (23.08%) Front End Development
6 6 (23.08%) React
6 6 (23.08%) Node.js
6 6 (23.08%) Redux
6 6 (23.08%) BDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (23.08%) CMS
2 5 (19.23%) Drupal
2 5 (19.23%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.85%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.85%) Modbus
1 1 (3.85%) MQTT
1 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Grunt
1 6 (23.08%) gulp
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Axure RP
4 1 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) Trac
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (80.77%) Manufacturing
2 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 20 (76.92%) Marketing
2 20 (76.92%) Telecoms
3 6 (23.08%) Publishing
4 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (23.08%) Lead Developer
2 6 (23.08%) User Researcher
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (19.23%) HTML Developer
3 5 (19.23%) PHP Developer
3 5 (19.23%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 5 (19.23%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Symfony Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) User Experience Researcher
6 1 (3.85%) Electronics Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) AngularJS
1 11 (42.31%) CSS
1 11 (42.31%) CSS3
1 11 (42.31%) HTML
1 11 (42.31%) HTML5
1 11 (42.31%) Sass
2 7 (26.92%) Web Services
3 6 (23.08%) jQuery
3 6 (23.08%) Node.js
3 6 (23.08%) React
3 6 (23.08%) Redux
3 6 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (19.23%) Google Maps API
4 5 (19.23%) JSON
4 5 (19.23%) Open Graph
4 5 (19.23%) Symfony
4 5 (19.23%) Twig
4 5 (19.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.85%) Renewable Energy
2 1 (3.85%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) Digital Marketing
1 20 (76.92%) Programme Management
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) BDD
3 6 (23.08%) Front End Development
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
4 5 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (19.23%) Web Design
5 4 (15.38%) Usability Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Actionable Insight
7 2 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Business Change Management
8 1 (3.85%) FPGA Design
8 1 (3.85%) Neuroscience
8 1 (3.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 6 (23.08%) ECMAScript
3 5 (19.23%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) C
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) BC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) HND
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) DO-254
1 1 (3.85%) MISRA
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) SAP
2 5 (19.23%) Facebook
2 5 (19.23%) Google
2 5 (19.23%) Twitter
3 1 (3.85%) Altera
3 1 (3.85%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.85%) Xilinx