The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 182 412 360
Rank change year-on-year
+230 -52
Contract jobs citing Electronics 620 152 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.16% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the General category 3.01% 0.75% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 60 40
Average daily rate
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£375 £336 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £248 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 50 79
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £15.10 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.26 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
Electronics
UK

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

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20621 20176 22126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.68% 42.11% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13152 13062 13410
Average daily rate £444 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 532 676
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.33 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in England

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram in England

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in England

Electronics
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Electronics Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
South East +29 83 £375 +41.50% 76
South West +9 51 £375 +7.14% 53
London -21 44 £405 +8.00% 39
East of England -7 37 £288 -4.32% 58
West Midlands -5 16 £351 +7.94% 11
East Midlands +11 10 £423 - 5
North West -13 7 £298 +8.18% 20
Yorkshire - 7 - - 11
North East -34 5 £325 - 3
South Coast - - - -
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 422 (47.26%) Automotive
2 280 (31.35%) Telecoms
3 269 (30.12%) Marketing
4 266 (29.79%) Manufacturing
5 265 (29.68%) DTV
6 259 (29.00%) Digital Marketing
7 258 (28.89%) Finance
8 256 (28.67%) Programme Management
9 254 (28.44%) SAP
10 251 (28.11%) Business Intelligence
10 251 (28.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 86 (9.63%) Degree
12 85 (9.52%) Software Engineering
13 79 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
14 71 (7.95%) Java
15 69 (7.73%) C++
16 67 (7.50%) Linux
17 65 (7.28%) C
18 62 (6.94%) SQL
19 47 (5.26%) C#
20 46 (5.15%) .NET
21 42 (4.70%) JavaScript
22 40 (4.48%) HTML
22 40 (4.48%) Scrum
23 39 (4.37%) OO
23 39 (4.37%) Computer Science
24 38 (4.26%) SQL Server
25 37 (4.14%) CSS
25 37 (4.14%) Embedded C
26 36 (4.03%) Python

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (1.57%) Tomcat
1 14 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.90%) Confluence
2 8 (0.90%) Apache
3 7 (0.78%) CMS
4 6 (0.67%) JBoss
5 5 (0.56%) SAS
5 5 (0.56%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.45%) IIS
6 4 (0.45%) Mule
7 3 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.34%) Commerce Server
8 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.22%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.11%) Node.js
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.11%) WildFly
9 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (1.68%) MS Office
2 12 (1.34%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.45%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.34%) MS Project
5 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.22%) Simulink
5 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.22%) RoboHelp
5 2 (0.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.11%) InDesign
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
6 1 (0.11%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 251 (28.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (0.22%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) SmartPlant
4 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.78%) SaaS
2 7 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.34%) Heroku
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.11%) Force.com
6 1 (0.11%) CheetahMail
6 1 (0.11%) Pure360
6 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.58%) GSM
2 20 (2.24%) GPRS
2 20 (2.24%) LTE
3 19 (2.13%) Wireless
4 18 (2.02%) DVB
5 17 (1.90%) UMTS
6 14 (1.57%) 3G
7 13 (1.46%) ZigBee
8 11 (1.23%) Internet
8 11 (1.23%) WAN
8 11 (1.23%) WCDMA
8 11 (1.23%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.12%) HTTP
9 10 (1.12%) LAN
9 10 (1.12%) 3GPP
9 10 (1.12%) 2G
10 9 (1.01%) 4G
10 9 (1.01%) DNS
11 7 (0.78%) Ethernet
11 7 (0.78%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.58%) MySQL
3 16 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (0.90%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.67%) Big Data
7 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.67%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.56%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.45%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.34%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.34%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (1.90%) Selenium
2 15 (1.68%) Subversion
3 13 (1.46%) JIRA
3 13 (1.46%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.23%) JUnit
5 7 (0.78%) LabVIEW
5 7 (0.78%) Cucumber
5 7 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (0.67%) Maven
6 6 (0.67%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.67%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.56%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.56%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.45%) Hudson
8 4 (0.45%) ClearCase
8 4 (0.45%) ClearQuest
9 3 (0.34%) Ant
9 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.22%) WATIR
10 2 (0.22%) Bugzilla
General
1 422 (47.26%) Automotive
2 280 (31.35%) Telecoms
3 269 (30.12%) Marketing
4 266 (29.79%) Manufacturing
5 258 (28.89%) Finance
6 24 (2.69%) Retail
7 7 (0.78%) Banking
7 7 (0.78%) Aerospace
8 6 (0.67%) Military
9 5 (0.56%) Games
10 3 (0.34%) Avionics
10 3 (0.34%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.22%) Billing
11 2 (0.22%) Korean Language
11 2 (0.22%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.22%) Law
12 1 (0.11%) Legal
12 1 (0.11%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 112 (12.54%) Developer
2 66 (7.39%) Analyst
3 60 (6.72%) Software Engineer
4 40 (4.48%) Business Analyst
5 34 (3.81%) Project Manager
6 33 (3.70%) Test Engineer
7 30 (3.36%) Java Developer
8 24 (2.69%) Architect
9 23 (2.58%) Tester
10 21 (2.35%) Electronics Engineer
11 16 (1.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 14 (1.57%) .NET Developer
13 13 (1.46%) Design Engineer
13 13 (1.46%) Junior
13 13 (1.46%) Designer
14 12 (1.34%) Consultant
14 12 (1.34%) Software Test Engineer
14 12 (1.34%) SQL Developer
15 11 (1.23%) Test Analyst
16 10 (1.12%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.15%) .NET
2 40 (4.48%) HTML
3 37 (4.14%) CSS
4 30 (3.36%) Web Services
5 27 (3.02%) jQuery
6 23 (2.58%) ASP.NET
7 20 (2.24%) XML
7 20 (2.24%) J2EE
8 18 (2.02%) Spring
9 17 (1.90%) HTML5
10 12 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (1.12%) CSS3
11 10 (1.12%) JSON
11 10 (1.12%) Spring MVC
12 9 (1.01%) SOAP
13 8 (0.90%) WCF
13 8 (0.90%) Hibernate
13 8 (0.90%) AngularJS
13 8 (0.90%) RESTful
14 6 (0.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 265 (29.68%) DTV
2 39 (4.37%) Computer Science
3 34 (3.81%) NHS
4 29 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.02%) Embedded Systems
6 19 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 15 (1.68%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.34%) User Experience
9 11 (1.23%) IPTV
10 10 (1.12%) STB
10 10 (1.12%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.12%) Handset
11 9 (1.01%) Device Driver
11 9 (1.01%) Open Source
12 8 (0.90%) Informatics
12 8 (0.90%) VHDL
13 7 (0.78%) Physics
14 6 (0.67%) FMCG
14 6 (0.67%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (7.50%) Linux
2 30 (3.36%) Windows
3 18 (2.02%) Android
4 17 (1.90%) UNIX
5 10 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.01%) CentOS
7 8 (0.90%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.78%) Fedora
9 5 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.45%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.34%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.11%) VMS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.11%) Solaris
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (29.00%) Digital Marketing
2 256 (28.67%) Programme Management
3 251 (28.11%) Business Intelligence
4 85 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 79 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (4.48%) Scrum
7 39 (4.37%) OO
8 31 (3.47%) Project Management
9 30 (3.36%) TDD
10 28 (3.14%) E-Commerce
11 25 (2.80%) MVC
12 24 (2.69%) Test Scripting
13 23 (2.58%) PRINCE2
14 20 (2.24%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (2.13%) BDD
15 19 (2.13%) Software Testing
16 17 (1.90%) OOP
17 15 (1.68%) Validation
17 15 (1.68%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (1.68%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (7.95%) Java
2 69 (7.73%) C++
3 65 (7.28%) C
4 62 (6.94%) SQL
5 47 (5.26%) C#
6 42 (4.70%) JavaScript
7 37 (4.14%) Embedded C
8 36 (4.03%) Python
9 21 (2.35%) PHP
10 18 (2.02%) Ruby
11 14 (1.57%) PL/SQL
11 14 (1.57%) Perl
12 12 (1.34%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.23%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.78%) Embedded C++
15 6 (0.67%) Assembly Language
15 6 (0.67%) VC++
15 6 (0.67%) PHP5
16 5 (0.56%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (9.63%) Degree
2 20 (2.24%) ISEB
3 15 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.23%) PMP
4 11 (1.23%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (1.01%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.67%) HND
7 6 (0.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.45%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.34%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.22%) APMP
10 2 (0.22%) MCSE
10 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.90%) QA
2 5 (0.56%) IEC 61508
2 5 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.34%) SLA
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.22%) HL7
5 1 (0.11%) DO-254
5 1 (0.11%) DO-160
System Software
1 10 (1.12%) Firmware
2 5 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.22%) Cronacle
4 2 (0.22%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.11%) KVM
5 1 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.56%) Puppet
2 5 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.22%) Nagios
3 2 (0.22%) SCOM
3 2 (0.22%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.11%) SCCM
4 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.11%) YUM
Vendors
1 254 (28.44%) SAP
2 32 (3.58%) Oracle
3 18 (2.02%) Microsoft
4 16 (1.79%) HP
5 14 (1.57%) EMC
6 11 (1.23%) Cisco
7 10 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 8 (0.90%) hybris
9 6 (0.67%) IBM
10 5 (0.56%) Adobe
10 5 (0.56%) SolidWorks
10 5 (0.56%) VMware
10 5 (0.56%) Google
10 5 (0.56%) Mentor Graphics
11 4 (0.45%) Perforce
12 3 (0.34%) ATG
12 3 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.34%) Remedy
12 3 (0.34%) Cognos
12 3 (0.34%) BMC
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £43 - £47 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £43 - £47 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £0
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
People Source
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Real Staffing
Rate: £28 - £34 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £25 to £32 per hour 6 months contract + 6 month ext, 3 days work
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
People Source Consulting
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
People Source
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
People Source
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago