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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 207 412 365
Rank change year-on-year
+205 -47
Contract jobs citing Electronics 533 157 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 0.33% 0.43%
As % of the General category 2.62% 0.77% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 48 62
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£350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £248 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £499 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 83
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £11.50 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
20321 20514 23481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.89% 42.53% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12663 13063 14186
Average daily rate £438 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 508 549 688
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £26.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -15.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +70 97 £381 +43.86% 90
London +21 58 £400 +6.66% 31
South West -5 47 £335 -4.28% 59
East of England -32 27 £408 +41.61% 54
North West +1 13 £313 -55.35% 19
West Midlands -14 11 £338 - 20
East Midlands +5 4 £375 -16.66% 8
North East -30 3 £375 - 5
Yorkshire 0 2 £150 - 6
South Coast - - - -
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 306 (37.45%) Telecoms
2 299 (36.60%) Marketing
3 295 (36.11%) DTV
4 294 (35.99%) Manufacturing
5 287 (35.13%) Digital Marketing
6 286 (35.01%) Automotive
7 285 (34.88%) Finance
8 282 (34.52%) Programme Management
8 282 (34.52%) SAP
9 280 (34.27%) Business Intelligence
10 279 (34.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 103 (12.61%) Degree
12 98 (12.00%) Software Engineering
13 86 (10.53%) Java
14 84 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
15 77 (9.42%) C
15 77 (9.42%) C++
16 71 (8.69%) Linux
17 69 (8.45%) SQL
18 59 (7.22%) .NET
19 54 (6.61%) SQL Server
20 52 (6.36%) Computer Science
21 50 (6.12%) C#
22 46 (5.63%) JavaScript
23 45 (5.51%) OO
24 44 (5.39%) HTML
25 42 (5.14%) NHS
26 41 (5.02%) CSS
27 40 (4.90%) Scrum
28 37 (4.53%) Web Services

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (1.59%) Tomcat
1 13 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.98%) Confluence
3 6 (0.73%) Apache
3 6 (0.73%) IIS
3 6 (0.73%) CMS
4 5 (0.61%) SAS
4 5 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.49%) Mule
6 3 (0.37%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.37%) Commerce Server
7 2 (0.24%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.24%) Node.js
7 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.12%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.84%) MS Office
3 6 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.49%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.49%) MS Project
4 4 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.37%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.24%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) InDesign
7 1 (0.12%) XMetaL
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
7 1 (0.12%) Simulink
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 279 (34.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.24%) LabWindows
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.12%) SmartPlant
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.12%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.12%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.86%) SaaS
3 6 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.61%) Heroku
4 5 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.24%) Force.com
7 1 (0.12%) Office 365
7 1 (0.12%) CheetahMail
7 1 (0.12%) Pure360
7 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.82%) GSM
2 21 (2.57%) LTE
3 19 (2.33%) GPRS
4 18 (2.20%) Wireless
4 18 (2.20%) UMTS
4 18 (2.20%) DVB
5 13 (1.59%) WAN
5 13 (1.59%) 3G
5 13 (1.59%) ZigBee
6 12 (1.47%) WCDMA
6 12 (1.47%) LAN
7 11 (1.35%) 3GPP
7 11 (1.35%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.22%) DNS
8 10 (1.22%) Ethernet
9 9 (1.10%) 2G
9 9 (1.10%) HTTP
10 8 (0.98%) 4G
10 8 (0.98%) Internet
10 8 (0.98%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.69%) MySQL
2 22 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.35%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (0.86%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.73%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.73%) Couchbase
10 6 (0.73%) Big Data
11 5 (0.61%) OLAP
12 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.37%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (2.45%) Selenium
2 18 (2.20%) Subversion
3 15 (1.84%) JIRA
3 15 (1.84%) Rational DOORS
4 14 (1.71%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.35%) Maven
5 11 (1.35%) JUnit
6 7 (0.86%) Eclipse
6 7 (0.86%) Hudson
6 7 (0.86%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.73%) WebDriver
7 6 (0.73%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.73%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.73%) LabVIEW
8 5 (0.61%) Ant
9 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.49%) ClearQuest
9 4 (0.49%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.37%) NUnit
10 3 (0.37%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 306 (37.45%) Telecoms
2 299 (36.60%) Marketing
3 294 (35.99%) Manufacturing
4 286 (35.01%) Automotive
5 285 (34.88%) Finance
6 24 (2.94%) Retail
7 14 (1.71%) Military
8 9 (1.10%) Banking
9 8 (0.98%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.86%) Games
11 6 (0.73%) Avionics
12 3 (0.37%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.24%) Korean Language
13 2 (0.24%) Polish Language
13 2 (0.24%) Law
13 2 (0.24%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) Legal
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
14 1 (0.12%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 130 (15.91%) Developer
2 70 (8.57%) Analyst
3 66 (8.08%) Software Engineer
4 36 (4.41%) Java Developer
4 36 (4.41%) Test Engineer
5 35 (4.28%) Business Analyst
6 34 (4.16%) Project Manager
7 24 (2.94%) Electronics Engineer
8 23 (2.82%) Architect
9 19 (2.33%) .NET Developer
9 19 (2.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 19 (2.33%) Design Engineer
10 16 (1.96%) SQL Developer
11 15 (1.84%) Tester
12 14 (1.71%) Junior
13 13 (1.59%) Consultant
13 13 (1.59%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (1.59%) Designer
14 12 (1.47%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (1.47%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (7.22%) .NET
2 44 (5.39%) HTML
3 41 (5.02%) CSS
4 37 (4.53%) Web Services
5 34 (4.16%) jQuery
6 27 (3.30%) XML
6 27 (3.30%) ASP.NET
7 25 (3.06%) J2EE
8 22 (2.69%) Spring
9 19 (2.33%) HTML5
10 14 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (1.71%) SOAP
11 13 (1.59%) Hibernate
11 13 (1.59%) RESTful
12 12 (1.47%) CSS3
13 11 (1.35%) JSON
13 11 (1.35%) WCF
14 9 (1.10%) Middleware
14 9 (1.10%) Spring MVC
15 7 (0.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 295 (36.11%) DTV
2 52 (6.36%) Computer Science
3 42 (5.14%) NHS
4 36 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
6 18 (2.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 17 (2.08%) Mathematics
8 13 (1.59%) User Experience
9 12 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.47%) IPTV
10 11 (1.35%) Handset
11 10 (1.22%) VHDL
11 10 (1.22%) STB
12 9 (1.10%) Device Driver
12 9 (1.10%) Firmware
12 9 (1.10%) Informatics
13 8 (0.98%) Physics
14 7 (0.86%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.86%) Open Source
15 6 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 71 (8.69%) Linux
2 35 (4.28%) Windows
3 22 (2.69%) Android
4 18 (2.20%) UNIX
5 12 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.98%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.98%) CentOS
7 6 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (0.73%) VxWorks
8 5 (0.61%) Fedora
9 4 (0.49%) Solaris
10 3 (0.37%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.12%) AIX
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (35.13%) Digital Marketing
2 282 (34.52%) Programme Management
3 280 (34.27%) Business Intelligence
4 98 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 84 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (5.51%) OO
7 40 (4.90%) Scrum
8 36 (4.41%) Project Management
8 36 (4.41%) TDD
9 31 (3.79%) MVC
10 26 (3.18%) E-Commerce
11 23 (2.82%) PRINCE2
12 22 (2.69%) Software Testing
12 22 (2.69%) Validation
12 22 (2.69%) Test Scripting
13 20 (2.45%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (2.33%) OOP
15 18 (2.20%) Embedded Software Development
15 18 (2.20%) BDD
15 18 (2.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (10.53%) Java
2 77 (9.42%) C
2 77 (9.42%) C++
3 69 (8.45%) SQL
4 50 (6.12%) C#
5 46 (5.63%) JavaScript
6 37 (4.53%) Embedded C
7 27 (3.30%) Python
8 18 (2.20%) T-SQL
8 18 (2.20%) PHP
9 16 (1.96%) Ruby
10 15 (1.84%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.22%) Perl
12 8 (0.98%) Embedded C++
13 7 (0.86%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.86%) PHP5
14 6 (0.73%) VC++
14 6 (0.73%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.61%) Assembly Language
16 4 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 103 (12.61%) Degree
2 26 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.45%) ISEB
4 10 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.22%) HND
5 9 (1.10%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.98%) PMP
6 8 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.73%) Chartered Engineer
8 5 (0.61%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.24%) PhD
12 1 (0.12%) MCITP
12 1 (0.12%) MCTS
12 1 (0.12%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.96%) QA
2 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.49%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.37%) SLA
5 2 (0.24%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) DO-254
6 1 (0.12%) DO-160
System Software
1 8 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.37%) KVM
3 3 (0.37%) vSphere
3 3 (0.37%) Xen
4 2 (0.24%) Cronacle
4 2 (0.24%) NFS
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.12%) XenApp
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.37%) Nagios
3 2 (0.24%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.24%) YUM
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.12%) Puppet
4 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 282 (34.52%) SAP
2 36 (4.41%) Oracle
3 22 (2.69%) Microsoft
4 19 (2.33%) EMC
5 18 (2.20%) HP
6 11 (1.35%) Cisco
7 10 (1.22%) Red Hat
8 8 (0.98%) hybris
8 8 (0.98%) VMware
9 7 (0.86%) Perforce
9 7 (0.86%) JBoss
10 6 (0.73%) Mentor Graphics
10 6 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.73%) Adobe
11 5 (0.61%) SolidWorks
11 5 (0.61%) IBM
11 5 (0.61%) Siebel
12 4 (0.49%) Google
13 3 (0.37%) ATG
13 3 (0.37%) Cognos
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