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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 340 322 394
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +72
Contract jobs citing Electronics 278 276 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.56% 0.35%
As % of the General category 1.36% 1.45% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 159 42
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£375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 46
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.72 £23.30 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.65 £44.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
20419 19061 20064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.63% 38.62% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13433 12068 12623
Average daily rate £440 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 523 510 573
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £22.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 West +26 77 £400 +18.08% 55
South East -22 73 £325 -7.14% 86
London -36 35 £385 +2.66% 29
West Midlands +13 22 £390 +16.41% 21
Yorkshire -9 20 £375 +127.27% 18
North West -19 19 £311 -11.07% 17
East of England -21 16 £310 -0.80% 74
East Midlands +4 10 £450 +28.57% 15
North East -26 4 £330 -12.00% 2
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 335 (57.17%) Telecoms
2 308 (52.56%) SAP
3 305 (52.05%) Manufacturing
4 301 (51.37%) Finance
4 301 (51.37%) Marketing
5 294 (50.17%) Digital Marketing
6 293 (50.00%) Programme Management
7 292 (49.83%) DTV
8 291 (49.66%) Business Intelligence
9 290 (49.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 85 (14.51%) C
11 84 (14.33%) Degree
12 82 (13.99%) C++
13 80 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
14 78 (13.31%) Software Engineering
15 70 (11.95%) Linux
16 68 (11.60%) Java
17 60 (10.24%) SQL
18 58 (9.90%) NHS
19 52 (8.87%) Project Management
20 50 (8.53%) Windows
21 41 (7.00%) C#
22 39 (6.66%) HTML
22 39 (6.66%) MS Office
23 38 (6.48%) OO
23 38 (6.48%) Automotive
24 36 (6.14%) SQL Server
25 35 (5.97%) Embedded C
26 34 (5.80%) Validation
27 33 (5.63%) MS Excel

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (2.90%) Mule
2 14 (2.39%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.54%) Node.js
3 9 (1.54%) Mule ESB
4 8 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (1.37%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.19%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.19%) IIS
6 6 (1.02%) Commerce Server
6 6 (1.02%) Lync
6 6 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.85%) Confluence
7 5 (0.85%) Apache
8 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.51%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.51%) SAS
10 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.34%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 39 (6.66%) MS Office
2 33 (5.63%) MS Excel
3 20 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.90%) MS Project
5 10 (1.71%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.19%) FrameMaker
6 7 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (1.19%) Doxygen
7 6 (1.02%) Simulink
8 3 (0.51%) InDesign
8 3 (0.51%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.34%) SPSS
9 2 (0.34%) Stateflow
9 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.34%) FastStats
9 2 (0.34%) TargetLink
10 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.17%) EPLAN
10 1 (0.17%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 290 (49.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.85%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.68%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.68%) Unica
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.51%) Agresso
5 1 (0.17%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.85%) Office 365
3 3 (0.51%) SaaS
3 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.34%) PaaS
4 2 (0.34%) SmartFocus
4 2 (0.34%) CheetahMail
4 2 (0.34%) Pure360
5 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.12%) TCP/IP
2 21 (3.58%) LTE
3 19 (3.24%) DNS
4 17 (2.90%) 4G
4 17 (2.90%) 3G
5 14 (2.39%) Wireless
5 14 (2.39%) Radio Access Network
6 13 (2.22%) VPN
7 12 (2.05%) DHCP
7 12 (2.05%) Firewall
8 10 (1.71%) IPsec
9 9 (1.54%) Internet
10 8 (1.37%) WAN
11 7 (1.19%) Bluetooth
11 7 (1.19%) 2G
11 7 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.19%) FlexRay
12 6 (1.02%) 3GPP
13 5 (0.85%) LAN
13 5 (0.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.05%) Big Data
4 11 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (1.37%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.37%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.19%) MySQL
7 5 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.68%) QlikView
8 4 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.68%) SAP BI
9 3 (0.51%) DB2
9 3 (0.51%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 13 (2.22%) JIRA
2 12 (2.05%) Visual Studio
3 11 (1.88%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.71%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (1.71%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 9 (1.54%) Maven
6 8 (1.37%) Subversion
6 8 (1.37%) Selenium
7 5 (0.85%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.68%) LabVIEW
8 4 (0.68%) StarTeam
8 4 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.68%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.51%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.51%) Toad
9 3 (0.51%) PowerDesigner
9 3 (0.51%) ERwin
9 3 (0.51%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 335 (57.17%) Telecoms
2 305 (52.05%) Manufacturing
3 301 (51.37%) Finance
3 301 (51.37%) Marketing
4 38 (6.48%) Automotive
5 23 (3.92%) Retail
6 21 (3.58%) Games
7 10 (1.71%) Military
8 7 (1.19%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.19%) German Language
9 6 (1.02%) Banking
10 4 (0.68%) Korean Language
11 3 (0.51%) Avionics
11 3 (0.51%) Legal
12 2 (0.34%) Advertising
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 146 (24.91%) Developer
2 82 (13.99%) Analyst
3 61 (10.41%) Software Engineer
4 40 (6.83%) Project Manager
5 27 (4.61%) Business Analyst
6 25 (4.27%) Senior Developer
7 24 (4.10%) Software Developer
8 21 (3.58%) Design Engineer
9 19 (3.24%) Consultant
9 19 (3.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 19 (3.24%) Test Engineer
10 17 (2.90%) Java Developer
11 16 (2.73%) C++ Developer
11 16 (2.73%) Electronics Engineer
11 16 (2.73%) Author
11 16 (2.73%) Technical Author
12 15 (2.56%) Designer
13 14 (2.39%) Architect
13 14 (2.39%) Systems Engineer
14 13 (2.22%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.66%) HTML
2 33 (5.63%) .NET
3 30 (5.12%) CSS
3 30 (5.12%) XML
4 24 (4.10%) Web Services
5 21 (3.58%) jQuery
6 17 (2.90%) ASP.NET
7 15 (2.56%) Spring
7 15 (2.56%) RESTful
8 14 (2.39%) HTML5
8 14 (2.39%) SOAP
9 12 (2.05%) Spring MVC
10 11 (1.88%) JSON
10 11 (1.88%) CSS3
11 10 (1.71%) JPA
11 10 (1.71%) Hibernate
12 9 (1.54%) Ajax
13 8 (1.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 7 (1.19%) REST
14 7 (1.19%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 292 (49.83%) DTV
2 58 (9.90%) NHS
3 31 (5.29%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.90%) User Experience
6 15 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
7 14 (2.39%) Device Driver
8 12 (2.05%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.71%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.71%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.54%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 8 (1.37%) PKI
12 7 (1.19%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.19%) Physics
13 6 (1.02%) VHDL
13 6 (1.02%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (1.02%) Informatics
14 5 (0.85%) iPhone
15 4 (0.68%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 70 (11.95%) Linux
2 50 (8.53%) Windows
3 25 (4.27%) UNIX
4 23 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 18 (3.07%) Android
6 15 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
7 14 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.19%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.85%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.68%) CentOS
11 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.51%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.34%) Solaris
13 2 (0.34%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.34%) Fedora
14 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (50.17%) Digital Marketing
2 293 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 291 (49.66%) Business Intelligence
4 80 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (13.31%) Software Engineering
6 52 (8.87%) Project Management
7 38 (6.48%) OO
8 34 (5.80%) Validation
9 32 (5.46%) TDD
10 31 (5.29%) PRINCE2
11 30 (5.12%) Scrum
12 29 (4.95%) E-Commerce
13 28 (4.78%) Multithreading
14 24 (4.10%) MVC
15 23 (3.92%) ITIL
16 22 (3.75%) Migration
17 18 (3.07%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (3.07%) Change Management
18 16 (2.73%) Service Management
18 16 (2.73%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (14.51%) C
2 82 (13.99%) C++
3 68 (11.60%) Java
4 60 (10.24%) SQL
5 41 (7.00%) C#
6 35 (5.97%) Embedded C
7 30 (5.12%) JavaScript
8 27 (4.61%) Python
9 14 (2.39%) Embedded C++
10 12 (2.05%) Perl
11 11 (1.88%) Objective-C
12 10 (1.71%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.71%) Assembly Language
13 8 (1.37%) PHP
13 8 (1.37%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.19%) MATLAB
15 5 (0.85%) Ruby
16 4 (0.68%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.68%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 84 (14.33%) Degree
2 32 (5.46%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.58%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.54%) HNC
4 9 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.37%) HND
6 7 (1.19%) CCNA
6 7 (1.19%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.02%) CCNP
8 5 (0.85%) ISEB
8 5 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.85%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.68%) PMP
9 4 (0.68%) MCP
9 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.51%) MCSE
10 3 (0.51%) MCTS
10 3 (0.51%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.41%) QA
2 12 (2.05%) IEC 61508
3 5 (0.85%) HL7
4 4 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.68%) SLA
5 3 (0.51%) GMP
6 2 (0.34%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.34%) JTAG
System Software
1 22 (3.75%) Firmware
2 18 (3.07%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.85%) XenApp
4 5 (0.85%) vSphere
5 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.51%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.34%) Cygwin
6 2 (0.34%) vCloud
6 2 (0.34%) GPFS
6 2 (0.34%) Ceph
6 2 (0.34%) XenServer
6 2 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.17%) Xen
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.68%) Puppet
1 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (0.51%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.17%) Nagios
4 1 (0.17%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 308 (52.56%) SAP
2 31 (5.29%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.61%) Oracle
4 18 (3.07%) EMC
4 18 (3.07%) VMware
5 17 (2.90%) Red Hat
6 14 (2.39%) hybris
7 13 (2.22%) IBM
8 12 (2.05%) Citrix
9 10 (1.71%) HP
9 10 (1.71%) Cisco
10 7 (1.19%) Adobe
10 7 (1.19%) Nokia
10 7 (1.19%) TOWER Software
11 6 (1.02%) ATG
12 5 (0.85%) Sony
12 5 (0.85%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.85%) Sybase
12 5 (0.85%) Intel
12 5 (0.85%) Nortel
North West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newbury
People Source
Rate: £450 - £520 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lancashire
People Source Consulting Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £520 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Panoramic Associates Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + (6 Month+ Contract)
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
VIQU
Rate: £20 - 35 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Premier Engineering
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Fixed 12 month contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago