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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 321 388 384
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -4
Contract jobs citing Electronics 250 152 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the General category 1.41% 0.83% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 47 31
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£383 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.38% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 57 60
Average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.29 £15.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
17680 18317 16788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.79% 41.08% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11605 11612 10240
Average daily rate £440 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £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 414 565 650
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +16 71 £400 +17.64% 103
South West +30 63 £375 +8.69% 69
London +13 42 £410 +86.36% 41
East of England -6 31 £419 +8.06% 65
West Midlands +13 14 £404 +15.35% 7
Yorkshire -2 9 £310 +24.00% 12
North West 0 7 £295 - 17
North East -9 6 £344 +14.58% 6
East Midlands +16 2 £350 - 16
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 438 (50.75%) Automotive
2 245 (28.39%) Telecoms
3 237 (27.46%) Manufacturing
4 230 (26.65%) Marketing
4 230 (26.65%) Finance
5 226 (26.19%) DTV
6 224 (25.96%) Programme Management
6 224 (25.96%) Digital Marketing
7 222 (25.72%) SAP
8 221 (25.61%) Business Intelligence
9 220 (25.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 78 (9.04%) Software Engineering
11 75 (8.69%) Agile Software Development
12 68 (7.88%) Degree
13 66 (7.65%) C++
14 64 (7.42%) Linux
15 59 (6.84%) Java
16 49 (5.68%) SQL
17 48 (5.56%) C
18 46 (5.33%) C#
19 45 (5.21%) HTML
20 44 (5.10%) Python
21 40 (4.63%) .NET
21 40 (4.63%) E-Commerce
22 38 (4.40%) JavaScript
23 35 (4.06%) Scrum
24 34 (3.94%) CSS
24 34 (3.94%) Windows
25 33 (3.82%) Project Management
26 30 (3.48%) OO

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.27%) Tomcat
3 9 (1.04%) IIS
4 6 (0.70%) Confluence
5 4 (0.46%) Apache
6 3 (0.35%) CMS
6 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.23%) SAS
7 2 (0.23%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.23%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.23%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.12%) Node.js
8 1 (0.12%) Drupal
8 1 (0.12%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.12%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (2.43%) MS Office
2 10 (1.16%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.81%) Simulink
5 4 (0.46%) MS Project
5 4 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.23%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.12%) InDesign
7 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 220 (25.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.46%) Agresso
2 4 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.12%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.12%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.12%) BASE24
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.12%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.46%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.46%) SaaS
4 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.97%) LTE
1 17 (1.97%) Internet
2 15 (1.74%) 3G
2 15 (1.74%) Wireless
3 14 (1.62%) GSM
4 12 (1.39%) 2G
5 11 (1.27%) GPRS
6 10 (1.16%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.16%) DVB
7 9 (1.04%) Ethernet
8 8 (0.93%) DHCP
8 8 (0.93%) WAN
8 8 (0.93%) UMTS
8 8 (0.93%) DNS
8 8 (0.93%) SAN
9 6 (0.70%) LAN
9 6 (0.70%) Firewall
9 6 (0.70%) Network Security
9 6 (0.70%) 4G
9 6 (0.70%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.85%) MySQL
3 11 (1.27%) Big Data
4 10 (1.16%) Hadoop
4 10 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 8 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (0.81%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.35%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.35%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.35%) HBase
9 3 (0.35%) Impala
9 3 (0.35%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.35%) Voldemort
9 3 (0.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (1.39%) JIRA
2 10 (1.16%) Selenium
3 9 (1.04%) Maven
4 8 (0.93%) Subversion
4 8 (0.93%) GoogleTest
5 7 (0.81%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.70%) JUnit
6 6 (0.70%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.58%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.58%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.58%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.46%) LabVIEW
8 4 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.23%) ERwin
10 2 (0.23%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.23%) FitNesse
General
1 438 (50.75%) Automotive
2 245 (28.39%) Telecoms
3 237 (27.46%) Manufacturing
4 230 (26.65%) Marketing
4 230 (26.65%) Finance
5 26 (3.01%) Retail
6 12 (1.39%) Aerospace
7 9 (1.04%) Military
8 7 (0.81%) Banking
9 4 (0.46%) Games
9 4 (0.46%) Advertising
10 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.23%) Billing
10 2 (0.23%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.12%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.12%) Avionics
11 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.12%) Publishing
11 1 (0.12%) Law
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 86 (9.97%) Developer
2 68 (7.88%) Analyst
3 60 (6.95%) Software Engineer
4 38 (4.40%) Test Engineer
5 37 (4.29%) Business Analyst
6 35 (4.06%) Architect
7 34 (3.94%) Project Manager
8 29 (3.36%) Electronics Engineer
9 25 (2.90%) Tester
10 20 (2.32%) Java Developer
11 19 (2.20%) Software Test Engineer
12 18 (2.09%) Hardware Engineer
12 18 (2.09%) Software Tester
13 15 (1.74%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (1.51%) Software Developer
15 11 (1.27%) .NET Developer
15 11 (1.27%) C# Developer
16 10 (1.16%) Senior Developer
16 10 (1.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 8 (0.93%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (5.21%) HTML
2 40 (4.63%) .NET
3 34 (3.94%) CSS
4 25 (2.90%) Web Services
5 21 (2.43%) ASP.NET
5 21 (2.43%) jQuery
6 18 (2.09%) Spring
6 18 (2.09%) XML
6 18 (2.09%) HTML5
7 16 (1.85%) J2EE
8 14 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (1.27%) JSON
10 10 (1.16%) AngularJS
11 9 (1.04%) Spring MVC
11 9 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (0.81%) REST
12 7 (0.81%) RESTful
12 7 (0.81%) Ajax
13 6 (0.70%) Backbone.js
14 5 (0.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 226 (26.19%) DTV
2 24 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 22 (2.55%) NHS
4 20 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (1.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 11 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 11 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.04%) Open Source
8 8 (0.93%) User Experience
9 7 (0.81%) FMCG
10 5 (0.58%) Telematics
10 5 (0.58%) E-Learning
10 5 (0.58%) VHDL
10 5 (0.58%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.46%) Handset
11 4 (0.46%) IPTV
11 4 (0.46%) STB
11 4 (0.46%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.46%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 64 (7.42%) Linux
2 34 (3.94%) Windows
3 14 (1.62%) UNIX
4 10 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
4 10 (1.16%) Android
4 10 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.70%) Fedora
5 6 (0.70%) CentOS
6 5 (0.58%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.35%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.23%) VMS
8 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.23%) Nucleus RTOS
8 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (25.96%) Programme Management
1 224 (25.96%) Digital Marketing
2 221 (25.61%) Business Intelligence
3 78 (9.04%) Software Engineering
4 75 (8.69%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (4.63%) E-Commerce
6 35 (4.06%) Scrum
7 33 (3.82%) Project Management
8 30 (3.48%) OO
9 25 (2.90%) MVC
10 24 (2.78%) TDD
11 22 (2.55%) Test Scripting
12 21 (2.43%) ITIL
13 20 (2.32%) Test Automation
14 17 (1.97%) BDD
14 17 (1.97%) Validation
14 17 (1.97%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (1.85%) PRINCE2
16 14 (1.62%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (1.62%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 66 (7.65%) C++
2 59 (6.84%) Java
3 49 (5.68%) SQL
4 48 (5.56%) C
5 46 (5.33%) C#
6 44 (5.10%) Python
7 38 (4.40%) JavaScript
8 28 (3.24%) Embedded C
9 20 (2.32%) PHP
10 16 (1.85%) Ruby
11 14 (1.62%) Perl
12 10 (1.16%) Embedded C++
12 10 (1.16%) MATLAB
13 9 (1.04%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.04%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.46%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.46%) Assembly Language
14 4 (0.46%) Golang
15 3 (0.35%) PHP5
15 3 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (7.88%) Degree
2 27 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.09%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.81%) HND
5 6 (0.70%) ISEB
5 6 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (0.70%) PMP
5 6 (0.70%) PMI Certification
5 6 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.46%) HNC
8 3 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.35%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.23%) MCSE
9 2 (0.23%) CISSP
9 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.23%) CCNA
9 2 (0.23%) APMP
10 1 (0.12%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.74%) QA
2 7 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.35%) IEC 61508
5 3 (0.35%) JTAG
5 3 (0.35%) SLA
6 2 (0.23%) HL7
6 2 (0.23%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.04%) Firmware
3 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.23%) HDFS
5 1 (0.12%) vSphere
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.12%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (1.16%) Puppet
2 6 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.46%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.35%) SCOM
4 3 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 222 (25.72%) SAP
2 29 (3.36%) Oracle
3 21 (2.43%) Microsoft
3 21 (2.43%) EMC
4 11 (1.27%) hybris
4 11 (1.27%) Cisco
5 10 (1.16%) Google
6 8 (0.93%) Red Hat
7 6 (0.70%) HP
7 6 (0.70%) Mentor Graphics
7 6 (0.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 5 (0.58%) VMware
8 5 (0.58%) Borland
9 4 (0.46%) IBM
9 4 (0.46%) Nortel
9 4 (0.46%) BMC
9 4 (0.46%) Ericsson
9 4 (0.46%) Nokia
9 4 (0.46%) Remedy
10 3 (0.35%) Symantec
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £35 to £45 per hour ltd co. depending on experience.
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester
People Source
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
People Source
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Connectus
Rate: £33.68 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £30 - 35 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Canon
Rate: Up-to £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £36 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £46 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 - £38 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £210 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago