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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 331 270 410
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +140
Contract jobs citing Electronics 297 363 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.72% 0.31%
As % of the General category 1.42% 1.86% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 167 43
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 36 36
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.94 £30.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Electronics
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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
20981 19519 20266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.56% 38.61% 42.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13681 12304 12906
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 496 529
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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.

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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 -49 80 £375 - 81
South West +15 61 £375 +11.94% 39
London -22 40 £375 -4.45% 23
East of England +3 25 £355 +29.09% 68
West Midlands +22 22 £373 +2.68% 9
Yorkshire -9 22 £331 +120.83% 9
North West -24 21 £310 -0.80% 8
North East -21 12 £400 +6.66% 3
East Midlands -2 11 £450 +20.00% 13
Midlands +3 1 - -
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Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 342 (59.07%) Telecoms
2 318 (54.92%) Manufacturing
2 318 (54.92%) SAP
3 310 (53.54%) Finance
3 310 (53.54%) Marketing
4 307 (53.02%) Programme Management
4 307 (53.02%) DTV
5 306 (52.85%) Digital Marketing
6 305 (52.68%) Business Intelligence
7 303 (52.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 100 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (14.51%) C++
10 80 (13.82%) C
11 75 (12.95%) Software Engineering
12 73 (12.61%) Java
13 71 (12.26%) Degree
14 59 (10.19%) Linux
15 55 (9.50%) NHS
16 52 (8.98%) SQL
17 50 (8.64%) Project Management
18 47 (8.12%) Windows
19 44 (7.60%) C#
20 42 (7.25%) Automotive
21 41 (7.08%) Validation
21 41 (7.08%) Scrum
21 41 (7.08%) OO
22 39 (6.74%) MS Office
23 36 (6.22%) HTML
23 36 (6.22%) PRINCE2
24 35 (6.04%) E-Commerce

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (2.07%) Mule
2 11 (1.90%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.55%) Confluence
3 9 (1.55%) Commerce Server
4 8 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.38%) Node.js
4 8 (1.38%) Mule ESB
5 6 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.86%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.69%) IIS
7 4 (0.69%) Apache
7 4 (0.69%) Lync
7 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.52%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.52%) SAS
9 2 (0.35%) CMS
9 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 39 (6.74%) MS Office
2 32 (5.53%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.90%) Photoshop
5 11 (1.90%) MS Project
6 8 (1.38%) Simulink
6 8 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (1.21%) Doxygen
8 3 (0.52%) TargetLink
8 3 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.52%) InDesign
8 3 (0.52%) Stateflow
8 3 (0.52%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.35%) SPSS
9 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.17%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 303 (52.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.69%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.52%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.52%) Agresso
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Unica
4 1 (0.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.69%) SaaS
2 4 (0.69%) Office 365
3 3 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.35%) PaaS
4 2 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.18%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.59%) DNS
2 15 (2.59%) LTE
3 13 (2.25%) 4G
3 13 (2.25%) DHCP
4 11 (1.90%) Radio Access Network
5 10 (1.73%) 3G
6 9 (1.55%) VPN
6 9 (1.55%) Wireless
6 9 (1.55%) IPsec
6 9 (1.55%) FlexRay
7 7 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.04%) Firewall
8 6 (1.04%) MPLS
8 6 (1.04%) WAN
8 6 (1.04%) Bluetooth
8 6 (1.04%) LAN
8 6 (1.04%) 3GPP
9 5 (0.86%) HTTP
9 5 (0.86%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.07%) Big Data
3 11 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (1.90%) MySQL
4 10 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.38%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.04%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.04%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.86%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.86%) QlikView
7 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.69%) SQLite
8 4 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.52%) DB2
9 3 (0.52%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 17 (2.94%) JIRA
2 15 (2.59%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (2.59%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.25%) Subversion
3 13 (2.25%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.07%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.90%) LabVIEW
5 11 (1.90%) Eclipse
6 9 (1.55%) Selenium
7 8 (1.38%) Maven
8 5 (0.86%) WebDriver
8 5 (0.86%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.69%) StarTeam
9 4 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.52%) JUnit
10 3 (0.52%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.35%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.35%) GCC
General
1 342 (59.07%) Telecoms
2 318 (54.92%) Manufacturing
3 310 (53.54%) Finance
3 310 (53.54%) Marketing
4 42 (7.25%) Automotive
5 26 (4.49%) Retail
6 17 (2.94%) Games
7 10 (1.73%) Military
8 8 (1.38%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.04%) Banking
10 4 (0.69%) Legal
10 4 (0.69%) German Language
10 4 (0.69%) Avionics
11 3 (0.52%) Korean Language
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 139 (24.01%) Developer
2 76 (13.13%) Analyst
3 57 (9.84%) Software Engineer
4 42 (7.25%) Project Manager
5 30 (5.18%) Business Analyst
6 25 (4.32%) Designer
7 21 (3.63%) Software Developer
8 20 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 20 (3.45%) Design Engineer
9 19 (3.28%) Test Engineer
9 19 (3.28%) Electronics Engineer
10 17 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (2.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 15 (2.59%) Consultant
12 15 (2.59%) Architect
12 15 (2.59%) iOS Developer
13 14 (2.42%) C++ Developer
14 12 (2.07%) Java Developer
14 12 (2.07%) Information Analyst
14 12 (2.07%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.22%) HTML
2 33 (5.70%) .NET
3 27 (4.66%) XML
4 26 (4.49%) CSS
5 23 (3.97%) Web Services
6 18 (3.11%) jQuery
7 16 (2.76%) ASP.NET
8 15 (2.59%) SOAP
9 14 (2.42%) Spring
9 14 (2.42%) JSON
10 13 (2.25%) HTML5
11 12 (2.07%) RESTful
12 11 (1.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 10 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (1.73%) CSS3
14 9 (1.55%) Spring MVC
14 9 (1.55%) Ajax
15 8 (1.38%) REST
15 8 (1.38%) AngularJS
16 7 (1.21%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 307 (53.02%) DTV
2 55 (9.50%) NHS
3 25 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
4 19 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.11%) User Experience
6 12 (2.07%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.07%) Device Driver
7 11 (1.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 11 (1.90%) Physics
8 10 (1.73%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.73%) Handset
9 9 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.55%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.38%) PKI
11 7 (1.21%) Informatics
11 7 (1.21%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.21%) VHDL
11 7 (1.21%) CAN bus
11 7 (1.21%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 59 (10.19%) Linux
2 47 (8.12%) Windows
3 29 (5.01%) UNIX
4 25 (4.32%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.94%) Android
6 15 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (2.59%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (1.21%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.69%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.69%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (0.52%) CentOS
11 2 (0.35%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.35%) Fedora
11 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.35%) HPUX
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (53.02%) Programme Management
2 306 (52.85%) Digital Marketing
3 305 (52.68%) Business Intelligence
4 100 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (12.95%) Software Engineering
6 50 (8.64%) Project Management
7 41 (7.08%) OO
7 41 (7.08%) Validation
7 41 (7.08%) Scrum
8 36 (6.22%) PRINCE2
9 35 (6.04%) E-Commerce
10 28 (4.84%) TDD
11 25 (4.32%) Multithreading
11 25 (4.32%) Waterfall
12 23 (3.97%) MVC
13 21 (3.63%) ITIL
13 21 (3.63%) SDLC
14 20 (3.45%) iOS Development
15 19 (3.28%) Change Management
15 19 (3.28%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 84 (14.51%) C++
2 80 (13.82%) C
3 73 (12.61%) Java
4 52 (8.98%) SQL
5 44 (7.60%) C#
6 29 (5.01%) JavaScript
7 28 (4.84%) Python
8 27 (4.66%) Embedded C
9 13 (2.25%) Objective-C
10 11 (1.90%) MATLAB
10 11 (1.90%) Embedded C++
11 10 (1.73%) Ruby
12 9 (1.55%) Assembly Language
12 9 (1.55%) Perl
13 8 (1.38%) PHP
13 8 (1.38%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.38%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.86%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.69%) VB
15 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (12.26%) Degree
2 29 (5.01%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.21%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.04%) HND
7 5 (0.86%) HNC
7 5 (0.86%) CCNP
7 5 (0.86%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.69%) CCNA
8 4 (0.69%) PMP
9 3 (0.52%) ISEB
10 2 (0.35%) CCIP
10 2 (0.35%) ACCA
10 2 (0.35%) CIMA
10 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.63%) QA
2 20 (3.45%) IEC 61508
3 8 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.69%) SLA
4 4 (0.69%) HL7
5 3 (0.52%) GMP
5 3 (0.52%) JTAG
6 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.35%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.17%) DO-254
7 1 (0.17%) DO-160
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (4.84%) Firmware
2 19 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.86%) vSphere
5 4 (0.69%) XenApp
6 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.35%) Cygwin
7 2 (0.35%) vCloud
7 2 (0.35%) GPFS
7 2 (0.35%) Ceph
7 2 (0.35%) XenServer
7 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (0.52%) Puppet
3 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.17%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.17%) Nagios
4 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 318 (54.92%) SAP
2 30 (5.18%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.66%) Oracle
4 19 (3.28%) Red Hat
5 18 (3.11%) IBM
6 16 (2.76%) VMware
6 16 (2.76%) hybris
7 15 (2.59%) EMC
8 13 (2.25%) HP
8 13 (2.25%) Citrix
8 13 (2.25%) Cisco
9 11 (1.90%) ATG
10 9 (1.55%) Adobe
11 8 (1.38%) Sony
11 8 (1.38%) Nokia
12 6 (1.04%) TOWER Software
12 6 (1.04%) F5
13 5 (0.86%) Brocade
13 5 (0.86%) Apple
14 4 (0.69%) CheckPoint
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