The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 311 381 339
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -42
Contract jobs citing Electronics 271 162 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the General category 1.47% 0.82% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 47 39
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £284 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 45 91
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.90 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £36.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-5.51% -0.68%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18477 19719 23262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.77% 43.28% 44.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11750 12397 14212
Average daily rate £435 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 589 671
Average hourly rate £21.56 £23.21 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.10% +0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.20 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Electronics
UK

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 11 July 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 90 £350 +12.90% 67
London +22 67 £373 -6.87% 24
South West -2 36 £350 - 32
East of England -13 33 £313 +4.16% 59
West Midlands -11 12 £355 -16.47% 18
North West +5 11 £313 - 10
Yorkshire +8 8 £183 - 8
East Midlands +1 6 £354 -21.38% 13
North East -9 5 £375 - 4
Electronics
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Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 234 (48.15%) Telecoms
2 229 (47.12%) Marketing
3 222 (45.68%) DTV
4 221 (45.47%) Manufacturing
5 214 (44.03%) Finance
5 214 (44.03%) Digital Marketing
6 210 (43.21%) SAP
6 210 (43.21%) Business Intelligence
7 207 (42.59%) Programme Management
8 206 (42.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 109 (22.43%) Degree
10 93 (19.14%) Software Engineering
11 85 (17.49%) Java
12 77 (15.84%) C++
13 72 (14.81%) C
14 68 (13.99%) Linux
15 55 (11.32%) SQL
16 52 (10.70%) Computer Science
17 45 (9.26%) JavaScript
18 44 (9.05%) SQL Server
19 40 (8.23%) .NET
20 37 (7.61%) C#
20 37 (7.61%) Security Cleared
21 36 (7.41%) HTML
21 36 (7.41%) NHS
22 35 (7.20%) Project Management
22 35 (7.20%) Embedded Systems
23 33 (6.79%) CSS
23 33 (6.79%) Windows
23 33 (6.79%) OO

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 9 (1.85%) Tomcat
2 6 (1.23%) IIS
3 5 (1.03%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.03%) SAS
3 5 (1.03%) CMS
4 4 (0.82%) Mule
4 4 (0.82%) Confluence
5 3 (0.62%) Node.js
5 3 (0.62%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.62%) Commerce Server
5 3 (0.62%) Apache
6 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.21%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.21%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.65%) MS Office
3 5 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.82%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 3 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.62%) MS Project
5 3 (0.62%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.21%) Simulink
6 1 (0.21%) XMetaL
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
6 1 (0.21%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 206 (42.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.41%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.21%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.21%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.21%) SmartPlant
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.03%) Heroku
3 4 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.82%) SaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Force.com
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.21%) Office 365
5 1 (0.21%) CheetahMail
5 1 (0.21%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.94%) GSM
2 22 (4.53%) LTE
3 19 (3.91%) GPRS
3 19 (3.91%) UMTS
4 18 (3.70%) Wireless
5 13 (2.67%) 3GPP
5 13 (2.67%) WCDMA
5 13 (2.67%) DVB
6 12 (2.47%) ZigBee
7 11 (2.26%) Internet
7 11 (2.26%) TCP/IP
8 10 (2.06%) HTTP
9 9 (1.85%) DNS
9 9 (1.85%) Ethernet
9 9 (1.85%) Bluetooth
10 8 (1.65%) LAN
10 8 (1.65%) SMS
10 8 (1.65%) 3G
10 8 (1.65%) 4G
11 7 (1.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (3.29%) MySQL
4 13 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.26%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.44%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.23%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.03%) Big Data
11 5 (1.03%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.03%) OLAP
12 4 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
13 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.62%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (3.29%) Selenium
2 15 (3.09%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (2.67%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.06%) Maven
5 9 (1.85%) JIRA
6 8 (1.65%) Subversion
7 6 (1.23%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.23%) JUnit
7 6 (1.23%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.03%) Ant
8 5 (1.03%) Hudson
9 4 (0.82%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.82%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.82%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (0.82%) ClearQuest
9 4 (0.82%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.82%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.41%) PHPUnit
General
1 234 (48.15%) Telecoms
2 229 (47.12%) Marketing
3 221 (45.47%) Manufacturing
4 214 (44.03%) Finance
5 23 (4.73%) Military
6 20 (4.12%) Retail
7 12 (2.47%) Automotive
8 11 (2.26%) Banking
8 11 (2.26%) Games
9 8 (1.65%) Avionics
10 5 (1.03%) Legal
11 4 (0.82%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.62%) Advertising
13 2 (0.41%) Law
13 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.41%) German Language
14 1 (0.21%) Arabic Language
14 1 (0.21%) Back Office
14 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (21.40%) Developer
2 64 (13.17%) Software Engineer
3 54 (11.11%) Analyst
4 29 (5.97%) Java Developer
5 27 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 26 (5.35%) Design Engineer
7 25 (5.14%) Project Manager
8 24 (4.94%) Electronics Engineer
9 23 (4.73%) Business Analyst
10 18 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 16 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (2.88%) .NET Developer
12 14 (2.88%) SQL Developer
13 12 (2.47%) Architect
14 11 (2.26%) Consultant
14 11 (2.26%) SQL Server Developer
15 10 (2.06%) Hardware Engineer
15 10 (2.06%) Test Analyst
15 10 (2.06%) Junior
16 9 (1.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (8.23%) .NET
2 36 (7.41%) HTML
3 33 (6.79%) CSS
4 30 (6.17%) Web Services
5 27 (5.56%) jQuery
6 23 (4.73%) XML
7 18 (3.70%) J2EE
7 18 (3.70%) Spring
7 18 (3.70%) HTML5
8 17 (3.50%) ASP.NET
9 16 (3.29%) SOAP
10 14 (2.88%) Hibernate
10 14 (2.88%) RESTful
11 11 (2.26%) JSON
12 10 (2.06%) CSS3
13 9 (1.85%) Middleware
14 8 (1.65%) OpenGL
14 8 (1.65%) WCF
14 8 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (1.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 222 (45.68%) DTV
2 52 (10.70%) Computer Science
3 36 (7.41%) NHS
4 35 (7.20%) Embedded Systems
5 16 (3.29%) Firmware
5 16 (3.29%) IPTV
6 15 (3.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 13 (2.67%) Mathematics
8 12 (2.47%) STB
9 10 (2.06%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.06%) Handset
10 9 (1.85%) VHDL
11 8 (1.65%) Device Driver
11 8 (1.65%) 3D Graphics
11 8 (1.65%) FMCG
12 7 (1.44%) Open Source
12 7 (1.44%) Social Media
12 7 (1.44%) Physics
13 6 (1.23%) MPEG
13 6 (1.23%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 68 (13.99%) Linux
2 33 (6.79%) Windows
3 31 (6.38%) Android
4 16 (3.29%) UNIX
5 7 (1.44%) CentOS
5 7 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.23%) VxWorks
6 6 (1.23%) Solaris
7 5 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.03%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.82%) Fedora
8 4 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.62%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (44.03%) Digital Marketing
2 210 (43.21%) Business Intelligence
3 207 (42.59%) Programme Management
4 93 (19.14%) Software Engineering
5 35 (7.20%) Project Management
6 33 (6.79%) OO
6 33 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (6.17%) TDD
7 30 (6.17%) Validation
8 28 (5.76%) Scrum
9 21 (4.32%) Software Testing
10 19 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (3.91%) PRINCE2
10 19 (3.91%) UML
11 17 (3.50%) E-Commerce
11 17 (3.50%) MVC
11 17 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (3.09%) Embedded Software Development
12 15 (3.09%) OOP
13 14 (2.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 85 (17.49%) Java
2 77 (15.84%) C++
3 72 (14.81%) C
4 55 (11.32%) SQL
5 45 (9.26%) JavaScript
6 37 (7.61%) C#
7 27 (5.56%) Embedded C
8 24 (4.94%) Python
9 15 (3.09%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.88%) Ruby
11 13 (2.67%) PHP
12 10 (2.06%) Perl
13 9 (1.85%) MATLAB
14 8 (1.65%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.44%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.23%) GLSL
16 6 (1.23%) HLSL
16 6 (1.23%) PHP5
17 3 (0.62%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 109 (22.43%) Degree
2 37 (7.61%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.29%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.09%) ISEB
5 10 (2.06%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.65%) HND
6 8 (1.65%) PhD
7 6 (1.23%) PMP
7 6 (1.23%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.03%) Chartered Engineer
9 4 (0.82%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.41%) MCSE
10 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.41%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.21%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.21%) MCTS
11 1 (0.21%) MCITP
11 1 (0.21%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.65%) QA
2 5 (1.03%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.41%) DO-254
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.41%) SLA
3 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) HL7
4 1 (0.21%) DO-160
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.03%) Xen
3 4 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.62%) vSphere
4 3 (0.62%) KVM
5 2 (0.41%) NFS
5 2 (0.41%) Cronacle
5 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.21%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.21%) XenApp
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.62%) Nagios
3 2 (0.41%) YUM
3 2 (0.41%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.21%) Puppet
4 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 210 (43.21%) SAP
2 24 (4.94%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.94%) EMC
3 22 (4.53%) Oracle
4 13 (2.67%) HP
5 10 (2.06%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.85%) VMware
7 8 (1.65%) Perforce
7 8 (1.65%) Cisco
8 7 (1.44%) IBM
8 7 (1.44%) JBoss
9 6 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.03%) SolidWorks
10 5 (1.03%) Adobe
10 5 (1.03%) Google
11 4 (0.82%) Mentor Graphics
11 4 (0.82%) hybris
11 4 (0.82%) Intel
11 4 (0.82%) Siebel
12 3 (0.62%) CA
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