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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 176 395 361
Rank change year-on-year
+219 -34
Contract jobs citing Electronics 637 165 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.21% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the General category 3.09% 0.80% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 54 54
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£373 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £519 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 80
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £11.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.34 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
20612 20583 23662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.07% 42.66% 44.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12788 13176 14278
Average daily rate £438 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
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 £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 545 694
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -29.20%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 +40 88 £400 +50.94% 111
London +11 55 £400 +3.89% 17
East of England -8 44 £408 +41.61% 57
South West +3 43 £338 -3.57% 63
West Midlands -12 15 £351 +7.94% 14
North West -5 12 £313 -37.50% 16
East Midlands +16 11 £375 - 12
Yorkshire -5 6 £150 - 3
North East -33 2 £275 - 10
South Coast - - - -
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 419 (45.01%) Automotive
2 294 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 286 (30.72%) Marketing
4 283 (30.40%) Manufacturing
5 282 (30.29%) DTV
6 275 (29.54%) Digital Marketing
7 273 (29.32%) Finance
8 271 (29.11%) Programme Management
9 270 (29.00%) SAP
10 267 (28.68%) Business Intelligence
10 267 (28.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 99 (10.63%) Degree
12 95 (10.20%) Software Engineering
13 82 (8.81%) Java
14 81 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
15 75 (8.06%) C
16 74 (7.95%) C++
17 66 (7.09%) SQL
18 65 (6.98%) Linux
19 56 (6.02%) .NET
20 50 (5.37%) SQL Server
20 50 (5.37%) Computer Science
21 49 (5.26%) C#
22 43 (4.62%) JavaScript
22 43 (4.62%) OO
23 42 (4.51%) HTML
24 39 (4.19%) CSS
24 39 (4.19%) Scrum
25 38 (4.08%) NHS
26 37 (3.97%) Embedded C

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (1.40%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.29%) Tomcat
3 7 (0.75%) CMS
3 7 (0.75%) Confluence
4 6 (0.64%) IIS
5 5 (0.54%) Apache
5 5 (0.54%) SAS
5 5 (0.54%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.43%) Mule
7 3 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.32%) Commerce Server
8 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.21%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.11%) Lync
9 1 (0.11%) Node.js
9 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (1.61%) MS Office
2 14 (1.50%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.43%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 3 (0.32%) MS Project
6 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.21%) Simulink
6 2 (0.21%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.11%) InDesign
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.11%) XMetaL
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 267 (28.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.21%) LabWindows
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.11%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.11%) SmartPlant
4 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.75%) SaaS
3 6 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.54%) Heroku
5 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.21%) Force.com
7 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.11%) Office 365
7 1 (0.11%) CheetahMail
7 1 (0.11%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.36%) GSM
2 20 (2.15%) LTE
3 19 (2.04%) Wireless
3 19 (2.04%) GPRS
4 17 (1.83%) UMTS
4 17 (1.83%) DVB
5 13 (1.40%) ZigBee
6 12 (1.29%) 3G
6 12 (1.29%) WAN
6 12 (1.29%) WCDMA
7 11 (1.18%) LAN
7 11 (1.18%) 3GPP
8 10 (1.07%) Ethernet
9 9 (0.97%) HTTP
9 9 (0.97%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.97%) DNS
9 9 (0.97%) Internet
9 9 (0.97%) 2G
10 8 (0.86%) 4G
11 7 (0.75%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.36%) MySQL
3 20 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (0.97%) MongoDB
8 8 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.64%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.43%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (0.43%) Big Data
11 4 (0.43%) OLAP
11 4 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.32%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.32%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (1.93%) Selenium
2 17 (1.83%) Subversion
3 14 (1.50%) JIRA
3 14 (1.50%) Rational DOORS
4 13 (1.40%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.18%) JUnit
6 8 (0.86%) Maven
7 7 (0.75%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.64%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.64%) LabVIEW
8 6 (0.64%) WebDriver
8 6 (0.64%) Hudson
8 6 (0.64%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.64%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.43%) ClearQuest
9 4 (0.43%) Ant
9 4 (0.43%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.32%) WATIR
10 3 (0.32%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 419 (45.01%) Automotive
2 294 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 286 (30.72%) Marketing
4 283 (30.40%) Manufacturing
5 273 (29.32%) Finance
6 22 (2.36%) Retail
7 13 (1.40%) Military
8 9 (0.97%) Banking
9 8 (0.86%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.64%) Games
11 5 (0.54%) Avionics
12 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.32%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.21%) Billing
13 2 (0.21%) Korean Language
13 2 (0.21%) Polish Language
13 2 (0.21%) Law
14 1 (0.11%) Legal
14 1 (0.11%) Arabic Language
14 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 125 (13.43%) Developer
2 70 (7.52%) Analyst
3 65 (6.98%) Software Engineer
4 36 (3.87%) Business Analyst
5 35 (3.76%) Project Manager
5 35 (3.76%) Java Developer
5 35 (3.76%) Test Engineer
6 23 (2.47%) Architect
7 22 (2.36%) Electronics Engineer
8 19 (2.04%) Design Engineer
9 18 (1.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 17 (1.83%) .NET Developer
11 15 (1.61%) Tester
12 14 (1.50%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (1.50%) SQL Developer
13 13 (1.40%) Consultant
13 13 (1.40%) Junior
13 13 (1.40%) Designer
14 12 (1.29%) Junior Software Engineer
15 11 (1.18%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (6.02%) .NET
2 42 (4.51%) HTML
3 39 (4.19%) CSS
4 35 (3.76%) Web Services
5 31 (3.33%) jQuery
6 26 (2.79%) XML
6 26 (2.79%) ASP.NET
7 24 (2.58%) J2EE
8 21 (2.26%) Spring
9 18 (1.93%) HTML5
10 13 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (1.40%) SOAP
11 12 (1.29%) Hibernate
11 12 (1.29%) RESTful
12 11 (1.18%) CSS3
12 11 (1.18%) WCF
13 9 (0.97%) Middleware
13 9 (0.97%) Spring MVC
13 9 (0.97%) JSON
14 7 (0.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 282 (30.29%) DTV
2 50 (5.37%) Computer Science
3 38 (4.08%) NHS
4 36 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
6 18 (1.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 17 (1.83%) Mathematics
8 13 (1.40%) User Experience
9 12 (1.29%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.18%) Handset
11 10 (1.07%) IPTV
11 10 (1.07%) STB
11 10 (1.07%) Device Driver
11 10 (1.07%) Informatics
12 9 (0.97%) VHDL
13 8 (0.86%) Physics
14 7 (0.75%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.75%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.75%) Open Source
15 6 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 65 (6.98%) Linux
2 32 (3.44%) Windows
3 21 (2.26%) Android
4 16 (1.72%) UNIX
5 12 (1.29%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.86%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.75%) CentOS
8 6 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.54%) VxWorks
9 5 (0.54%) Fedora
10 3 (0.32%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.21%) Solaris
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (29.54%) Digital Marketing
2 271 (29.11%) Programme Management
3 267 (28.68%) Business Intelligence
4 95 (10.20%) Software Engineering
5 81 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (4.62%) OO
7 39 (4.19%) Scrum
8 36 (3.87%) Project Management
9 34 (3.65%) TDD
10 28 (3.01%) MVC
11 27 (2.90%) E-Commerce
12 24 (2.58%) PRINCE2
13 22 (2.36%) Software Testing
13 22 (2.36%) Test Scripting
14 19 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (2.04%) Embedded Software Development
14 19 (2.04%) Validation
14 19 (2.04%) OOP
15 18 (1.93%) UML
15 18 (1.93%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (8.81%) Java
2 75 (8.06%) C
3 74 (7.95%) C++
4 66 (7.09%) SQL
5 49 (5.26%) C#
6 43 (4.62%) JavaScript
7 37 (3.97%) Embedded C
8 27 (2.90%) Python
9 18 (1.93%) PHP
10 16 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 15 (1.61%) Ruby
12 14 (1.50%) PL/SQL
13 9 (0.97%) Perl
14 7 (0.75%) Embedded C++
14 7 (0.75%) PHP5
15 6 (0.64%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.64%) VC++
15 6 (0.64%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.54%) Assembly Language
17 4 (0.43%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 99 (10.63%) Degree
2 24 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.15%) ISEB
4 10 (1.07%) HND
4 10 (1.07%) PMP
4 10 (1.07%) PMI Certification
4 10 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.64%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (0.54%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.21%) MCSE
10 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.11%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.72%) QA
2 5 (0.54%) IEC 61508
2 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.32%) SLA
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.21%) HL7
5 1 (0.11%) DO-254
5 1 (0.11%) DO-160
System Software
1 10 (1.07%) Firmware
2 7 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.32%) vSphere
4 3 (0.32%) KVM
5 2 (0.21%) Cronacle
5 2 (0.21%) Xen
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) XenApp
6 1 (0.11%) NFS
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
2 2 (0.21%) Nagios
3 1 (0.11%) SCCM
3 1 (0.11%) SCOM
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.11%) YUM
3 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 270 (29.00%) SAP
2 33 (3.54%) Oracle
3 18 (1.93%) Microsoft
3 18 (1.93%) EMC
4 17 (1.83%) HP
5 10 (1.07%) Cisco
6 8 (0.86%) Red Hat
6 8 (0.86%) hybris
7 7 (0.75%) Mentor Graphics
7 7 (0.75%) VMware
7 7 (0.75%) Perforce
7 7 (0.75%) JBoss
8 6 (0.64%) IBM
8 6 (0.64%) Adobe
8 6 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.54%) SolidWorks
9 5 (0.54%) Siebel
10 3 (0.32%) BMC
10 3 (0.32%) Cognos
10 3 (0.32%) Google
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