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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 332 304 392
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +88
Contract jobs citing Electronics 285 275 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.57% 0.37%
As % of the General category 1.44% 1.48% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 159 57
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 45
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £22.05 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -13.19%
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
19836 18541 19334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.14% 38.72% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13055 11820 12139
Average daily rate £440 £426 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% -5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 492 527 580
Average hourly rate £22.35 £22.00 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -5.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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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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 -15 88 £350 +7.69% 75
South West +25 73 £391 +11.78% 45
London -36 44 £375 - 31
North West -6 18 £311 +1.63% 6
East of England -14 18 £310 -0.80% 51
West Midlands +3 16 £400 +12.67% 21
Yorkshire -17 10 £475 +156.75% 9
East Midlands -7 5 £375 +3.09% 17
North East -23 5 £325 -13.33% 4
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 332 (56.95%) Telecoms
2 302 (51.80%) SAP
3 300 (51.46%) Marketing
4 297 (50.94%) Manufacturing
5 295 (50.60%) Finance
6 293 (50.26%) Digital Marketing
7 285 (48.89%) Programme Management
7 285 (48.89%) Business Intelligence
7 285 (48.89%) DTV
8 284 (48.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 88 (15.09%) Degree
10 82 (14.07%) C
11 78 (13.38%) C++
12 75 (12.86%) Java
12 75 (12.86%) Software Engineering
12 75 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
13 73 (12.52%) Linux
14 60 (10.29%) SQL
15 56 (9.61%) Project Management
16 53 (9.09%) NHS
17 47 (8.06%) C#
17 47 (8.06%) Windows
18 46 (7.89%) HTML
19 39 (6.69%) SQL Server
20 37 (6.35%) CSS
20 37 (6.35%) JavaScript
20 37 (6.35%) OO
20 37 (6.35%) Embedded C
21 36 (6.17%) .NET
22 35 (6.00%) MS Office

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 16 (2.74%) Mule
2 14 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.54%) Node.js
3 9 (1.54%) Mule ESB
4 8 (1.37%) IIS
5 7 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.03%) Confluence
6 6 (1.03%) Lync
6 6 (1.03%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.86%) Apache
7 5 (0.86%) Commerce Server
8 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.51%) CMS
9 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.51%) SAS
9 3 (0.51%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.34%) Kinematics
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (6.00%) MS Office
2 33 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 21 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (2.92%) MS Project
5 16 (2.74%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.89%) Photoshop
7 8 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (1.20%) FrameMaker
8 7 (1.20%) Doxygen
9 6 (1.03%) Simulink
10 4 (0.69%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.51%) InDesign
11 3 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.34%) FastStats
12 2 (0.34%) TargetLink
12 2 (0.34%) Stateflow
12 2 (0.34%) SPSS
13 1 (0.17%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.17%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 284 (48.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (0.86%) Agresso
3 5 (0.86%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.69%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.69%) Unica
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.17%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.17%) Magento
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.17%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.86%) SaaS
2 5 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.51%) Office 365
4 2 (0.34%) CheetahMail
4 2 (0.34%) Pure360
4 2 (0.34%) PaaS
4 2 (0.34%) SmartFocus
4 2 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.12%) LTE
2 22 (3.77%) 3G
2 22 (3.77%) TCP/IP
3 18 (3.09%) Wireless
4 17 (2.92%) DNS
5 16 (2.74%) 4G
5 16 (2.74%) Radio Access Network
6 13 (2.23%) Firewall
7 12 (2.06%) 2G
8 11 (1.89%) VPN
8 11 (1.89%) Internet
9 9 (1.54%) DHCP
9 9 (1.54%) IPsec
10 8 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.20%) GSM
12 6 (1.03%) 3GPP
13 5 (0.86%) Bluetooth
13 5 (0.86%) WAN
13 5 (0.86%) SAN
13 5 (0.86%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (2.06%) Big Data
6 11 (1.89%) MySQL
7 10 (1.72%) Hadoop
7 10 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.86%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.69%) SAP BI
11 4 (0.69%) QlikView
12 3 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
13 2 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.34%) Spotfire
13 2 (0.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (2.40%) JIRA
2 13 (2.23%) Visual Studio
2 13 (2.23%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.72%) Selenium
3 10 (1.72%) Maven
4 9 (1.54%) Subversion
4 9 (1.54%) Eclipse
4 9 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.20%) WebDriver
6 5 (0.86%) ERwin
6 5 (0.86%) LabVIEW
7 4 (0.69%) Axure RP
7 4 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.69%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.51%) GCC
8 3 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.51%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (0.51%) Toad
8 3 (0.51%) JUnit
8 3 (0.51%) ClearCase
General
1 332 (56.95%) Telecoms
2 300 (51.46%) Marketing
3 297 (50.94%) Manufacturing
4 295 (50.60%) Finance
5 35 (6.00%) Automotive
6 28 (4.80%) Retail
7 19 (3.26%) Games
8 9 (1.54%) Military
9 7 (1.20%) Banking
9 7 (1.20%) Advertising
9 7 (1.20%) German Language
10 5 (0.86%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.69%) Korean Language
12 3 (0.51%) Avionics
13 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.34%) Publishing
14 1 (0.17%) Legal
14 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 149 (25.56%) Developer
2 76 (13.04%) Analyst
3 56 (9.61%) Software Engineer
4 43 (7.38%) Project Manager
5 31 (5.32%) Business Analyst
6 29 (4.97%) Senior Developer
7 28 (4.80%) Software Developer
8 21 (3.60%) Consultant
9 20 (3.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 20 (3.43%) Test Engineer
10 19 (3.26%) Java Developer
11 18 (3.09%) Electronics Engineer
12 16 (2.74%) C# Developer
12 16 (2.74%) Architect
12 16 (2.74%) Author
12 16 (2.74%) Technical Author
12 16 (2.74%) Design Engineer
12 16 (2.74%) Designer
13 15 (2.57%) Hardware Engineer
14 14 (2.40%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (7.89%) HTML
2 37 (6.35%) CSS
3 36 (6.17%) .NET
4 31 (5.32%) XML
5 26 (4.46%) Web Services
5 26 (4.46%) jQuery
6 20 (3.43%) ASP.NET
7 17 (2.92%) Spring
8 16 (2.74%) RESTful
9 15 (2.57%) HTML5
10 13 (2.23%) SOAP
11 12 (2.06%) Spring MVC
12 11 (1.89%) JSON
12 11 (1.89%) CSS3
13 10 (1.72%) Ajax
13 10 (1.72%) Hibernate
14 9 (1.54%) JPA
14 9 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (1.20%) AngularJS
15 7 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 285 (48.89%) DTV
2 53 (9.09%) NHS
3 32 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.26%) User Experience
6 15 (2.57%) Device Driver
7 14 (2.40%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (1.72%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.54%) FMCG
10 9 (1.54%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 8 (1.37%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.20%) PKI
12 7 (1.20%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.20%) E-Learning
13 6 (1.03%) VHDL
13 6 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (1.03%) Physics
13 6 (1.03%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 73 (12.52%) Linux
2 47 (8.06%) Windows
3 24 (4.12%) UNIX
4 23 (3.95%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.92%) Android
6 13 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (2.06%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.86%) CentOS
9 4 (0.69%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.51%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.51%) Fedora
11 2 (0.34%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.34%) Solaris
12 1 (0.17%) AIX
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (50.26%) Digital Marketing
2 285 (48.89%) Business Intelligence
2 285 (48.89%) Programme Management
3 75 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (12.86%) Software Engineering
4 56 (9.61%) Project Management
5 37 (6.35%) OO
6 34 (5.83%) Scrum
7 33 (5.66%) TDD
7 33 (5.66%) E-Commerce
8 32 (5.49%) Validation
9 31 (5.32%) PRINCE2
10 28 (4.80%) MVC
11 27 (4.63%) Multithreading
12 24 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (3.95%) ITIL
14 21 (3.60%) Migration
15 19 (3.26%) BDD
16 17 (2.92%) Service Management
17 15 (2.57%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (14.07%) C
2 78 (13.38%) C++
3 75 (12.86%) Java
4 60 (10.29%) SQL
5 47 (8.06%) C#
6 37 (6.35%) Embedded C
6 37 (6.35%) JavaScript
7 28 (4.80%) Python
8 15 (2.57%) Perl
9 12 (2.06%) Embedded C++
10 11 (1.89%) PHP
11 10 (1.72%) Assembly Language
11 10 (1.72%) Objective-C
12 9 (1.54%) MATLAB
13 8 (1.37%) Ruby
13 8 (1.37%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.37%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.69%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.51%) VB
15 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 88 (15.09%) Degree
2 31 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.43%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.89%) HNC
5 9 (1.54%) HND
5 9 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.37%) CCNA
7 7 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.20%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.03%) CCNP
9 5 (0.86%) ISEB
10 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.69%) PMP
10 4 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.69%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.69%) MCP
11 3 (0.51%) MCTS
11 3 (0.51%) MCSE
12 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.92%) QA
2 9 (1.54%) IEC 61508
3 6 (1.03%) HL7
4 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.69%) SLA
5 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.34%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.34%) JTAG
System Software
1 17 (2.92%) Firmware
2 13 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.51%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.51%) XenApp
5 2 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (0.34%) vSphere
5 2 (0.34%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.34%) GPFS
5 2 (0.34%) Ceph
5 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.17%) Snort
6 1 (0.17%) Xen
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.03%) NSN NetAct
2 5 (0.86%) Puppet
2 5 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.17%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (0.17%) SCCM
5 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 302 (51.80%) SAP
2 32 (5.49%) Microsoft
3 30 (5.15%) Oracle
4 21 (3.60%) EMC
5 16 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.74%) VMware
6 14 (2.40%) hybris
7 12 (2.06%) Cisco
8 10 (1.72%) IBM
8 10 (1.72%) HP
8 10 (1.72%) Citrix
8 10 (1.72%) Nokia
9 8 (1.37%) Nortel
9 8 (1.37%) Adobe
10 7 (1.20%) TOWER Software
11 6 (1.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 6 (1.03%) Ericsson
12 5 (0.86%) Business Objects
12 5 (0.86%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.86%) ATG
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