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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 321 349 321
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -28
Contract jobs citing Electronics 302 231 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the General category 1.55% 1.19% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 119 77
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £249 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £528 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 48 61
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.53 £22.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
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
19537 19473 18358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.53% 39.17% 42.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12345 12381 11352
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 545 609
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.70 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.74 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +0.88%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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 -7 95 £350 +7.69% 119
South West +23 51 £375 +15.38% 30
London +6 48 £361 +2.48% 36
West Midlands +7 27 £288 -11.53% 27
North West +4 24 £358 +34.27% 11
East of England +6 22 £309 -5.00% 61
Yorkshire -16 10 £250 +35.13% 8
East Midlands -12 9 £475 +40.74% 23
North East -5 5 £325 - 6
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 277 (50.18%) Telecoms
2 255 (46.20%) SAP
3 253 (45.83%) Manufacturing
4 252 (45.65%) Marketing
5 248 (44.93%) Finance
6 245 (44.38%) Digital Marketing
7 238 (43.12%) DTV
8 237 (42.93%) Business Intelligence
9 236 (42.75%) Programme Management
9 236 (42.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 88 (15.94%) Degree
11 80 (14.49%) C++
12 78 (14.13%) Software Engineering
13 74 (13.41%) C
14 72 (13.04%) Linux
15 67 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
16 59 (10.69%) Java
17 53 (9.60%) HTML
18 52 (9.42%) Project Management
19 51 (9.24%) SQL
20 47 (8.51%) Windows
21 41 (7.43%) C#
22 40 (7.25%) SQL Server
23 38 (6.88%) MS Office
23 38 (6.88%) JavaScript
24 37 (6.70%) NHS
24 37 (6.70%) Security Cleared
25 36 (6.52%) OO
25 36 (6.52%) Python
25 36 (6.52%) E-Commerce

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 13 (2.36%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.17%) Mule
2 12 (2.17%) IIS
3 7 (1.27%) Mule ESB
4 6 (1.09%) Node.js
5 5 (0.91%) Apache
5 5 (0.91%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.72%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.72%) Commerce Server
6 4 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.72%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.72%) SAS
7 3 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.54%) Confluence
7 3 (0.54%) Lync
7 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.36%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (6.88%) MS Office
2 27 (4.89%) MS Excel
3 22 (3.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.63%) Simulink
4 9 (1.63%) MS Project
4 9 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.45%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.27%) FrameMaker
7 6 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.91%) Doxygen
9 3 (0.54%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.54%) InDesign
10 2 (0.36%) FastStats
10 2 (0.36%) TargetLink
10 2 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.36%) SPSS
10 2 (0.36%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.36%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.18%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.18%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 236 (42.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.27%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (0.91%) Agresso
3 5 (0.91%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.72%) Unica
4 4 (0.72%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.18%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.18%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.18%) BASE24
6 1 (0.18%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.18%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.72%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.72%) SaaS
4 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.36%) CheetahMail
5 2 (0.36%) Pure360
5 2 (0.36%) Office 365
5 2 (0.36%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.80%) 3G
1 21 (3.80%) LTE
2 19 (3.44%) Wireless
3 18 (3.26%) Internet
4 16 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 15 (2.72%) Firewall
6 14 (2.54%) DNS
7 13 (2.36%) 4G
7 13 (2.36%) Radio Access Network
8 12 (2.17%) 2G
9 8 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.27%) VPN
10 7 (1.27%) DHCP
10 7 (1.27%) SAN
10 7 (1.27%) IPsec
11 6 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.09%) Ethernet
11 6 (1.09%) WAN
11 6 (1.09%) GPRS
11 6 (1.09%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.17%) Big Data
4 12 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 9 (1.63%) MySQL
6 8 (1.45%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.91%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.72%) SAP BI
10 3 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.54%) QlikView
10 3 (0.54%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.36%) Impala
11 2 (0.36%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (2.54%) JIRA
2 9 (1.63%) Maven
2 9 (1.63%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.27%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.91%) ERwin
5 5 (0.91%) Subversion
5 5 (0.91%) LabVIEW
5 5 (0.91%) Selenium
6 4 (0.72%) GoogleTest
6 4 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.54%) Toad
7 3 (0.54%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.54%) JUnit
7 3 (0.54%) PowerDesigner
7 3 (0.54%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.54%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.36%) CANoe
8 2 (0.36%) Zephyr
8 2 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 277 (50.18%) Telecoms
2 253 (45.83%) Manufacturing
3 252 (45.65%) Marketing
4 248 (44.93%) Finance
5 36 (6.52%) Automotive
6 25 (4.53%) Retail
7 15 (2.72%) Games
8 12 (2.17%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.81%) Military
10 7 (1.27%) Advertising
11 5 (0.91%) German Language
12 4 (0.72%) Korean Language
13 3 (0.54%) Banking
14 2 (0.36%) Publishing
15 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.18%) Billing
15 1 (0.18%) Legal
15 1 (0.18%) Back Office
15 1 (0.18%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 125 (22.64%) Developer
2 77 (13.95%) Analyst
3 56 (10.14%) Software Engineer
4 40 (7.25%) Project Manager
5 30 (5.43%) Electronics Engineer
6 29 (5.25%) Architect
7 28 (5.07%) Business Analyst
8 24 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 23 (4.17%) Test Engineer
9 23 (4.17%) Hardware Engineer
10 21 (3.80%) Software Developer
11 17 (3.08%) C++ Developer
12 16 (2.90%) Java Developer
12 16 (2.90%) Design Engineer
12 16 (2.90%) Consultant
12 16 (2.90%) Author
12 16 (2.90%) Technical Author
13 14 (2.54%) C# Developer
14 13 (2.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 12 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (9.60%) HTML
2 35 (6.34%) CSS
3 30 (5.43%) .NET
4 29 (5.25%) XML
5 27 (4.89%) Web Services
6 23 (4.17%) jQuery
7 18 (3.26%) HTML5
8 17 (3.08%) ASP.NET
9 16 (2.90%) Spring
10 15 (2.72%) RESTful
11 10 (1.81%) CSS3
12 8 (1.45%) AngularJS
12 8 (1.45%) Spring MVC
12 8 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (1.45%) J2EE
12 8 (1.45%) SOAP
13 7 (1.27%) JSON
13 7 (1.27%) REST
14 6 (1.09%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 238 (43.12%) DTV
2 37 (6.70%) NHS
3 32 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.36%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.99%) User Experience
7 10 (1.81%) Open Source
7 10 (1.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 9 (1.63%) FMCG
9 8 (1.45%) Device Driver
10 7 (1.27%) E-Learning
11 6 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (1.09%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (1.09%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.91%) PKI
12 5 (0.91%) VHDL
12 5 (0.91%) Telematics
12 5 (0.91%) Informatics
12 5 (0.91%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 72 (13.04%) Linux
2 47 (8.51%) Windows
3 14 (2.54%) Apple iOS
3 14 (2.54%) UNIX
4 13 (2.36%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (1.81%) Android
6 9 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.91%) VxWorks
8 4 (0.72%) CentOS
9 3 (0.54%) Fedora
10 2 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.36%) Nucleus RTOS
11 1 (0.18%) VMS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.18%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (44.38%) Digital Marketing
2 237 (42.93%) Business Intelligence
3 236 (42.75%) Programme Management
4 78 (14.13%) Software Engineering
5 67 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (9.42%) Project Management
7 36 (6.52%) OO
7 36 (6.52%) E-Commerce
8 31 (5.62%) TDD
9 30 (5.43%) Validation
10 29 (5.25%) Scrum
11 26 (4.71%) PRINCE2
12 25 (4.53%) ITIL
13 23 (4.17%) Migration
13 23 (4.17%) MVC
14 22 (3.99%) Multithreading
15 21 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (3.62%) Service Management
17 17 (3.08%) BDD
18 16 (2.90%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (14.49%) C++
2 74 (13.41%) C
3 59 (10.69%) Java
4 51 (9.24%) SQL
5 41 (7.43%) C#
6 38 (6.88%) JavaScript
7 36 (6.52%) Python
8 34 (6.16%) Embedded C
9 14 (2.54%) Embedded C++
9 14 (2.54%) PHP
10 12 (2.17%) Perl
10 12 (2.17%) T-SQL
10 12 (2.17%) MATLAB
11 10 (1.81%) Ruby
12 6 (1.09%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.09%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.09%) Assembly Language
13 4 (0.72%) Go
14 3 (0.54%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (15.94%) Degree
2 37 (6.70%) Security Cleared
3 26 (4.71%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.81%) HNC
5 9 (1.63%) HND
6 7 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.09%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.09%) CCNA
7 6 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.91%) ISEB
9 3 (0.54%) CCNP
9 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.54%) MCSE
9 3 (0.54%) MCP
9 3 (0.54%) PMP
9 3 (0.54%) MCTS
9 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.90%) QA
2 5 (0.91%) HL7
2 5 (0.91%) JTAG
2 5 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.54%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.36%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.36%) SLA
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 18 (3.26%) Firmware
2 13 (2.36%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.36%) Ceph
5 2 (0.36%) GPFS
5 2 (0.36%) HDFS
6 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.18%) Snort
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.18%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
6 1 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Xen
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.27%) NSN NetAct
1 7 (1.27%) Puppet
2 5 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.36%) SCCM
4 2 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.18%) WSUS
5 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.18%) SCOM
5 1 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 255 (46.20%) SAP
2 33 (5.98%) Oracle
3 32 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 27 (4.89%) EMC
5 17 (3.08%) hybris
6 12 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.99%) Cisco
7 11 (1.99%) VMware
8 9 (1.63%) Nortel
9 8 (1.45%) IBM
10 7 (1.27%) Citrix
10 7 (1.27%) HP
10 7 (1.27%) Ericsson
10 7 (1.27%) Nokia
10 7 (1.27%) TOWER Software
10 7 (1.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 5 (0.91%) Apple
11 5 (0.91%) Borland
11 5 (0.91%) Google
12 4 (0.72%) F5
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £340 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Sussex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £36 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
People Source
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source
Rate: £350 - £480 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Connectus
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
England
People Source
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
People Source
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £27 - 30 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £295 - £340 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £260 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago