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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 186 415 370
Rank change year-on-year
+229 -45
Contract jobs citing Electronics 625 158 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the General category 3.05% 0.78% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 60 45
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£375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.94% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 52 81
Average hourly rate £36.75 £36.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £16.95 £20.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.40 £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
20491 20194 22765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.58% 42.07% 44.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12996 13063 13830
Average daily rate £445 £450 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 504 531 690
Average hourly rate £21.56 £21.33 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -17.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.45
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 21 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 21 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 21 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 +32 89 £394 +53.65% 93
South West +9 52 £363 +3.57% 58
London -29 42 £393 +4.66% 44
East of England -8 39 £416 +38.51% 61
West Midlands -3 16 £351 +7.94% 10
East Midlands +10 10 £423 - 8
North West -20 7 £298 -0.83% 21
North East -36 5 £325 - 5
Yorkshire - 5 - - 13
South Coast - - - -
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 421 (47.30%) Automotive
2 278 (31.24%) Telecoms
3 269 (30.22%) Marketing
4 266 (29.89%) Manufacturing
5 265 (29.78%) DTV
6 259 (29.10%) Digital Marketing
7 258 (28.99%) Finance
8 256 (28.76%) Programme Management
9 254 (28.54%) SAP
10 251 (28.20%) Business Intelligence
10 251 (28.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 87 (9.78%) Degree
12 85 (9.55%) Software Engineering
13 76 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
14 71 (7.98%) Java
15 67 (7.53%) C++
16 64 (7.19%) Linux
17 62 (6.97%) C
17 62 (6.97%) SQL
18 47 (5.28%) C#
19 46 (5.17%) .NET
20 42 (4.72%) JavaScript
21 40 (4.49%) HTML
22 39 (4.38%) OO
22 39 (4.38%) Computer Science
23 38 (4.27%) SQL Server
23 38 (4.27%) Scrum
24 37 (4.16%) CSS
25 36 (4.04%) Python
26 34 (3.82%) NHS

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (0.79%) 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 (1.69%) MS Office
2 12 (1.35%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.45%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.22%) RoboHelp
5 2 (0.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (0.22%) Simulink
5 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.22%) MS Project
5 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
6 1 (0.11%) XMetaL
6 1 (0.11%) InDesign
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 251 (28.20%) 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 (0.79%) SaaS
2 7 (0.79%) 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 21 (2.36%) GSM
2 18 (2.02%) GPRS
2 18 (2.02%) DVB
2 18 (2.02%) Wireless
2 18 (2.02%) LTE
3 16 (1.80%) UMTS
4 13 (1.46%) ZigBee
5 12 (1.35%) WAN
5 12 (1.35%) 3G
6 11 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.24%) Internet
6 11 (1.24%) WCDMA
6 11 (1.24%) LAN
7 10 (1.12%) 3GPP
7 10 (1.12%) HTTP
8 9 (1.01%) DNS
8 9 (1.01%) 2G
9 8 (0.90%) 4G
9 8 (0.90%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.79%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.58%) MySQL
3 16 (1.80%) 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%) 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%) Big Data
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%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 17 (1.91%) Selenium
2 15 (1.69%) Subversion
3 13 (1.46%) JIRA
3 13 (1.46%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.24%) JUnit
5 7 (0.79%) LabVIEW
5 7 (0.79%) Cucumber
5 7 (0.79%) 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
1 421 (47.30%) Automotive
2 278 (31.24%) Telecoms
3 269 (30.22%) Marketing
4 266 (29.89%) Manufacturing
5 258 (28.99%) Finance
6 22 (2.47%) Retail
7 7 (0.79%) Banking
7 7 (0.79%) Aerospace
8 6 (0.67%) Military
9 5 (0.56%) Games
10 4 (0.45%) Avionics
11 3 (0.34%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.22%) Billing
12 2 (0.22%) Korean Language
12 2 (0.22%) Polish Language
12 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.22%) Law
13 1 (0.11%) Legal
13 1 (0.11%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 110 (12.36%) Developer
2 66 (7.42%) Analyst
3 61 (6.85%) Software Engineer
4 39 (4.38%) Business Analyst
5 35 (3.93%) Project Manager
6 33 (3.71%) Test Engineer
7 30 (3.37%) Java Developer
8 23 (2.58%) Architect
8 23 (2.58%) Tester
9 22 (2.47%) Electronics Engineer
10 17 (1.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 14 (1.57%) .NET Developer
11 14 (1.57%) Design Engineer
12 13 (1.46%) Junior
12 13 (1.46%) Designer
13 12 (1.35%) Consultant
13 12 (1.35%) Software Test Engineer
13 12 (1.35%) SQL Developer
14 11 (1.24%) Test Analyst
15 10 (1.12%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.17%) .NET
2 40 (4.49%) HTML
3 37 (4.16%) CSS
4 30 (3.37%) Web Services
5 27 (3.03%) jQuery
6 23 (2.58%) ASP.NET
7 20 (2.25%) XML
7 20 (2.25%) J2EE
8 18 (2.02%) Spring
9 17 (1.91%) HTML5
10 12 (1.35%) 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 (29.78%) DTV
2 39 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 34 (3.82%) NHS
4 29 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
6 18 (2.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 15 (1.69%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.35%) User Experience
9 11 (1.24%) IPTV
10 10 (1.12%) STB
10 10 (1.12%) Handset
11 9 (1.01%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.01%) Device Driver
11 9 (1.01%) Open Source
12 8 (0.90%) Informatics
12 8 (0.90%) VHDL
13 7 (0.79%) Physics
14 6 (0.67%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.56%) Social Media
15 5 (0.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 64 (7.19%) Linux
2 31 (3.48%) Windows
3 18 (2.02%) Android
4 17 (1.91%) UNIX
5 10 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.01%) CentOS
7 8 (0.90%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.79%) 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 (29.10%) Digital Marketing
2 256 (28.76%) Programme Management
3 251 (28.20%) Business Intelligence
4 85 (9.55%) Software Engineering
5 76 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (4.38%) OO
7 38 (4.27%) Scrum
8 30 (3.37%) TDD
8 30 (3.37%) Project Management
9 25 (2.81%) MVC
9 25 (2.81%) E-Commerce
10 24 (2.70%) Test Scripting
11 23 (2.58%) PRINCE2
12 20 (2.25%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (2.13%) Software Testing
14 18 (2.02%) BDD
15 17 (1.91%) OOP
16 16 (1.80%) Embedded Software Development
17 15 (1.69%) Validation
18 14 (1.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (7.98%) Java
2 67 (7.53%) C++
3 62 (6.97%) C
3 62 (6.97%) SQL
4 47 (5.28%) C#
5 42 (4.72%) JavaScript
6 36 (4.04%) Python
7 34 (3.82%) Embedded C
8 21 (2.36%) PHP
9 18 (2.02%) Ruby
10 14 (1.57%) PL/SQL
10 14 (1.57%) Perl
11 12 (1.35%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.24%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.79%) Embedded C++
14 6 (0.67%) VC++
14 6 (0.67%) PHP5
15 5 (0.56%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.56%) Assembly Language
16 3 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 87 (9.78%) Degree
2 20 (2.25%) ISEB
3 15 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.24%) PMP
4 11 (1.24%) 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 (1.91%) 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 8 (0.90%) 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 (1.69%) 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 (28.54%) SAP
2 32 (3.60%) Oracle
3 17 (1.91%) Microsoft
4 16 (1.80%) HP
5 15 (1.69%) EMC
6 10 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.12%) Cisco
7 8 (0.90%) hybris
8 6 (0.67%) IBM
8 6 (0.67%) Mentor Graphics
9 5 (0.56%) Google
9 5 (0.56%) SolidWorks
9 5 (0.56%) VMware
9 5 (0.56%) Adobe
10 4 (0.45%) Perforce
11 3 (0.34%) Cognos
11 3 (0.34%) BMC
11 3 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.34%) Remedy
11 3 (0.34%) ATG
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