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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 320 395 387
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -8
Contract jobs citing Electronics 274 153 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the General category 1.48% 0.84% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 37 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 54 54
Average hourly rate £35.50 £36.75 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.04 £15.00 £23.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.70% -4.72%
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
18531 18225 17068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.91% 39.84% 41.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11837 11263 10619
Average daily rate £440 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 593 555
Average hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 East +4 79 £375 +12.78% 103
South West +34 68 £375 +44.23% 55
London -10 40 £375 +20.96% 36
East of England -6 26 £425 +25.92% 82
North West +1 21 £306 - 15
West Midlands +11 17 £260 -25.71% 24
Yorkshire -3 13 £305 +22.00% 12
North East 0 5 £388 +29.16% 4
East Midlands 0 2 £350 +16.66% 15
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 419 (47.40%) Automotive
2 268 (30.32%) Telecoms
3 259 (29.30%) Manufacturing
4 249 (28.17%) Finance
5 248 (28.05%) Marketing
6 242 (27.38%) Digital Marketing
7 241 (27.26%) SAP
8 240 (27.15%) DTV
8 240 (27.15%) Programme Management
9 237 (26.81%) Business Intelligence
10 236 (26.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 85 (9.62%) Degree
12 76 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
13 72 (8.14%) Linux
14 70 (7.92%) Software Engineering
15 67 (7.58%) C++
16 57 (6.45%) Java
17 56 (6.33%) SQL
18 51 (5.77%) HTML
18 51 (5.77%) C
19 48 (5.43%) Project Management
20 47 (5.32%) Python
21 43 (4.86%) JavaScript
22 41 (4.64%) Windows
23 40 (4.52%) C#
23 40 (4.52%) E-Commerce
24 39 (4.41%) CSS
25 34 (3.85%) .NET
26 32 (3.62%) Scrum
27 31 (3.51%) SQL Server

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (1.58%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.36%) IIS
3 10 (1.13%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.79%) Confluence
5 5 (0.57%) Mule
6 4 (0.45%) Apache
6 4 (0.45%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.34%) Lync
7 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.34%) CMS
7 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.23%) Node.js
8 2 (0.23%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.23%) SAS
8 2 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.23%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 26 (2.94%) MS Office
2 18 (2.04%) MS Excel
3 16 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.02%) MS Project
5 8 (0.90%) Simulink
6 7 (0.79%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.57%) FrameMaker
8 4 (0.45%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.34%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.23%) FastStats
10 2 (0.23%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.11%) InDesign
11 1 (0.11%) TargetLink
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.11%) XMetaL
11 1 (0.11%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 236 (26.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (0.57%) Agresso
4 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.34%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.11%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.11%) BASE24
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.11%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.11%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.45%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.34%) SaaS
5 2 (0.23%) CheetahMail
5 2 (0.23%) Pure360
5 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) PaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.60%) LTE
2 21 (2.38%) Internet
2 21 (2.38%) 3G
3 20 (2.26%) Wireless
4 15 (1.70%) 2G
5 13 (1.47%) Firewall
5 13 (1.47%) DNS
6 12 (1.36%) GSM
7 11 (1.24%) GPRS
7 11 (1.24%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.13%) SAN
9 9 (1.02%) Ethernet
9 9 (1.02%) 4G
10 8 (0.90%) UMTS
10 8 (0.90%) DHCP
10 8 (0.90%) Radio Access Network
11 6 (0.68%) Network Security
11 6 (0.68%) WAN
12 5 (0.57%) VPN
12 5 (0.57%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.70%) MySQL
3 13 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (1.24%) MongoDB
4 11 (1.24%) Big Data
5 10 (1.13%) Hadoop
5 10 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.34%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.34%) Voldemort
9 3 (0.34%) HBase
9 3 (0.34%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.34%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (1.47%) JIRA
2 11 (1.24%) Maven
3 9 (1.02%) Selenium
4 8 (0.90%) Subversion
4 8 (0.90%) GoogleTest
5 7 (0.79%) JUnit
6 6 (0.68%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.57%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (0.45%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.45%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.45%) LabVIEW
9 3 (0.34%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.23%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.23%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.23%) ERwin
10 2 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.11%) TestNG
General
1 419 (47.40%) Automotive
2 268 (30.32%) Telecoms
3 259 (29.30%) Manufacturing
4 249 (28.17%) Finance
5 248 (28.05%) Marketing
6 27 (3.05%) Retail
7 14 (1.58%) Aerospace
8 7 (0.79%) Games
9 6 (0.68%) Military
9 6 (0.68%) Advertising
10 5 (0.57%) Banking
11 3 (0.34%) German Language
12 2 (0.23%) Publishing
12 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.23%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.11%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Law
13 1 (0.11%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.11%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 99 (11.20%) Developer
2 80 (9.05%) Analyst
3 58 (6.56%) Software Engineer
4 37 (4.19%) Project Manager
4 37 (4.19%) Business Analyst
5 35 (3.96%) Test Engineer
6 30 (3.39%) Architect
7 29 (3.28%) Electronics Engineer
8 23 (2.60%) Tester
9 21 (2.38%) Hardware Engineer
10 19 (2.15%) Java Developer
11 18 (2.04%) Software Tester
12 17 (1.92%) Software Test Engineer
12 17 (1.92%) Software Developer
13 16 (1.81%) Senior Developer
14 15 (1.70%) Solutions Architect
15 13 (1.47%) Consultant
15 13 (1.47%) C# Developer
16 11 (1.24%) .NET Developer
17 10 (1.13%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (5.77%) HTML
2 39 (4.41%) CSS
3 34 (3.85%) .NET
4 26 (2.94%) XML
4 26 (2.94%) jQuery
5 25 (2.83%) Web Services
6 21 (2.38%) Spring
7 20 (2.26%) ASP.NET
8 19 (2.15%) HTML5
9 15 (1.70%) J2EE
10 13 (1.47%) Spring MVC
10 13 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (1.13%) JSON
13 9 (1.02%) AngularJS
13 9 (1.02%) Ajax
13 9 (1.02%) Hibernate
14 8 (0.90%) RESTful
14 8 (0.90%) CSS3
15 7 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 240 (27.15%) DTV
2 29 (3.28%) NHS
3 27 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 22 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.13%) FMCG
6 10 (1.13%) Open Source
6 10 (1.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 9 (1.02%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.02%) User Experience
8 7 (0.79%) E-Learning
9 6 (0.68%) Telematics
9 6 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (0.57%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.45%) Device Driver
11 4 (0.45%) Handset
11 4 (0.45%) Clustering
12 3 (0.34%) Replication
12 3 (0.34%) VHDL
12 3 (0.34%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 72 (8.14%) Linux
2 41 (4.64%) Windows
3 15 (1.70%) UNIX
4 12 (1.36%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (1.24%) Android
5 11 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.57%) Fedora
7 5 (0.57%) CentOS
8 4 (0.45%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.23%) VMS
9 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.23%) Nucleus RTOS
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (27.38%) Digital Marketing
2 240 (27.15%) Programme Management
3 237 (26.81%) Business Intelligence
4 76 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (7.92%) Software Engineering
6 48 (5.43%) Project Management
7 40 (4.52%) E-Commerce
8 32 (3.62%) Scrum
9 28 (3.17%) TDD
9 28 (3.17%) OO
9 28 (3.17%) MVC
10 23 (2.60%) Validation
10 23 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (2.38%) ITIL
11 21 (2.38%) PRINCE2
11 21 (2.38%) Test Automation
11 21 (2.38%) BDD
12 20 (2.26%) Migration
13 18 (2.04%) Multithreading
14 17 (1.92%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 67 (7.58%) C++
2 57 (6.45%) Java
3 56 (6.33%) SQL
4 51 (5.77%) C
5 47 (5.32%) Python
6 43 (4.86%) JavaScript
7 40 (4.52%) C#
8 29 (3.28%) Embedded C
9 19 (2.15%) Perl
10 17 (1.92%) PHP
11 14 (1.58%) Ruby
12 12 (1.36%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.36%) Embedded C++
13 11 (1.24%) MATLAB
14 10 (1.13%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.45%) Golang
16 3 (0.34%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.34%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.34%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.34%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 85 (9.62%) Degree
2 26 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.13%) HNC
4 10 (1.13%) HND
5 9 (1.02%) VCP4
6 6 (0.68%) CCNA
6 6 (0.68%) ISEB
6 6 (0.68%) PMP
6 6 (0.68%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.45%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.45%) MCSE
9 3 (0.34%) MCP
9 3 (0.34%) MCTS
9 3 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.70%) QA
2 6 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.45%) HL7
3 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.34%) JTAG
4 3 (0.34%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.23%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.23%) SLA
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.13%) Firmware
3 8 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.23%) HDFS
6 1 (0.11%) XenApp
6 1 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.11%) vSphere
6 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.11%) Snort
6 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (1.24%) Puppet
2 10 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.79%) NSN NetAct
4 5 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.34%) SCOM
5 3 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.23%) SCCM
6 2 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.11%) WSUS
7 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 241 (27.26%) SAP
2 30 (3.39%) Oracle
3 26 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 23 (2.60%) EMC
5 15 (1.70%) hybris
6 11 (1.24%) VMware
7 10 (1.13%) Google
7 10 (1.13%) Cisco
8 9 (1.02%) Nortel
8 9 (1.02%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 8 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 7 (0.79%) Nokia
10 7 (0.79%) Ericsson
10 7 (0.79%) IBM
11 6 (0.68%) Citrix
12 5 (0.57%) Apple
12 5 (0.57%) HP
12 5 (0.57%) Borland
12 5 (0.57%) Mentor Graphics
13 3 (0.34%) F5
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
York
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham
People Source
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
People Source
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
People Source
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
People Source
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
County Durham
X4 Group
Rate: £35 - 43 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
People Source
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
England
People Source
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Remote Working Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
People Source
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour + Home Working
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
X4 Group
Rate: £35 - 38 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago