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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronics
UK / Scotland
Rank 106 129 119
Rank change year-on-year +23 -10  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.057% 0.039% 0.28%
As % of the General category 0.14% 0.078% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £113 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +10.34% -0.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -18.75% +12.67%  

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 713 1281 1312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.63% 49.50% 45.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 650 670
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 26
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +93.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £22.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £49.20 £47.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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
Renfrewshire - 1 £113 -
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 5 (71.43%) SAP
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
1 5 (71.43%) Programme Management
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
1 5 (71.43%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) CESG

Electronics
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum Master
2 1 (14.29%) Security Advisor
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CESG
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (71.43%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO27005
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) SAP