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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 338 325 384
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +59
Contract jobs citing Electronics 312 309 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.61% 0.43%
As % of the General category 1.64% 1.59% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 146 104
Average daily rate £390 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 44 46
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £26.96 £24.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +6.75%
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
18996 19481 19434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.09% 38.49% 39.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12769 12296 12296
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 479 539
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +43 105 £475 +31.94% 69
South East -21 86 £375 +9.09% 67
South West -5 48 £375 - 68
North West -13 21 £345 -1.42% 22
Yorkshire +10 20 £301 +20.50% 17
East of England +7 20 £425 +37.65% 52
West Midlands -34 7 £325 +13.04% 18
East Midlands +3 4 £213 -55.26% 9
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 433 (67.45%) Telecoms
2 423 (65.89%) Manufacturing
3 420 (65.42%) Finance
4 419 (65.26%) Marketing
5 412 (64.17%) Programme Management
6 410 (63.86%) Digital Marketing
7 409 (63.71%) Business Intelligence
8 408 (63.55%) SAP
9 407 (63.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 162 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
11 123 (19.16%) Java
12 79 (12.31%) SQL
13 76 (11.84%) Linux
14 73 (11.37%) Degree
15 72 (11.21%) Software Engineering
15 72 (11.21%) Scrum
16 65 (10.12%) JavaScript
17 62 (9.66%) HTML
18 59 (9.19%) Project Management
19 54 (8.41%) C
20 52 (8.10%) CSS
21 49 (7.63%) Windows
22 48 (7.48%) Oracle
23 45 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
23 45 (7.01%) Microsoft
24 42 (6.54%) C++
24 42 (6.54%) Spring
24 42 (6.54%) TDD
25 41 (6.39%) E-Commerce
25 41 (6.39%) Security Cleared

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 23 (3.58%) Apache
2 22 (3.43%) Confluence
3 18 (2.80%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.18%) JBoss
5 13 (2.02%) Mule
6 12 (1.87%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.71%) CMS
7 11 (1.71%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.25%) Drupal
8 8 (1.25%) Mule ESB
8 8 (1.25%) Node.js
8 8 (1.25%) Skype for Business
9 7 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
10 6 (0.93%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.93%) IIS
11 5 (0.78%) EPiServer CMS
11 5 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.12%) MS Office
3 14 (2.18%) Photoshop
4 13 (2.02%) Fireworks
5 11 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.93%) MS Project
7 6 (0.93%) Simulink
8 5 (0.78%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.31%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.31%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 2 (0.31%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.16%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.16%) Revit
10 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 407 (63.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.87%) Unit4 Business World
3 6 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.47%) SAP PM
4 3 (0.47%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.31%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.31%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.16%) Lorenzo
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.87%) Office 365
3 8 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.09%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.47%) AdWords
7 3 (0.47%) IaaS
7 3 (0.47%) SaaS
8 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.31%) GitHub
8 2 (0.31%) PaaS
9 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.16%) CheetahMail
9 1 (0.16%) Force.com
9 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.16%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.43%) TCP/IP
2 17 (2.65%) DNS
2 17 (2.65%) Wireless
3 16 (2.49%) Internet
3 16 (2.49%) WAN
4 14 (2.18%) VPN
5 13 (2.02%) LAN
6 12 (1.87%) MPLS
7 10 (1.56%) DHCP
7 10 (1.56%) Firewall
8 9 (1.40%) BGP
8 9 (1.40%) Bluetooth
8 9 (1.40%) IPv6
8 9 (1.40%) OSPF
9 7 (1.09%) 3G
9 7 (1.09%) HTTP
9 7 (1.09%) SAN
9 7 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.93%) IPv4
11 5 (0.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.43%) Oracle Database
3 21 (3.27%) MySQL
4 19 (2.96%) Big Data
5 13 (2.02%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (1.40%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.25%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.93%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.78%) Electronic Patient Records
11 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.62%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.62%) Neo4j
12 4 (0.62%) SAP BI
12 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.47%) SAP BW
13 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 38 (5.92%) JIRA
2 28 (4.36%) Git (software)
3 22 (3.43%) Subversion
4 20 (3.12%) Jenkins
5 17 (2.65%) Eclipse
6 16 (2.49%) JUnit
6 16 (2.49%) Maven
6 16 (2.49%) Selenium
7 11 (1.71%) Gradle
7 11 (1.71%) Rational DOORS
8 10 (1.56%) LabVIEW
8 10 (1.56%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.09%) Ant
9 7 (1.09%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.09%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.78%) GCC
10 5 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (0.78%) Mockito
11 4 (0.62%) PhantomJS
11 4 (0.62%) VisualVM
General
1 433 (67.45%) Telecoms
2 423 (65.89%) Manufacturing
3 420 (65.42%) Finance
4 419 (65.26%) Marketing
5 32 (4.98%) Retail
6 20 (3.12%) Aerospace
7 10 (1.56%) Games
8 9 (1.40%) Automotive
9 7 (1.09%) Banking
10 6 (0.93%) Avionics
11 5 (0.78%) Legal
12 4 (0.62%) Front Office
12 4 (0.62%) Military
13 2 (0.31%) Back Office
13 2 (0.31%) Billing
13 2 (0.31%) Danish Language
13 2 (0.31%) French Language
13 2 (0.31%) German Language
13 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 173 (26.95%) Developer
2 96 (14.95%) Analyst
3 56 (8.72%) Software Engineer
4 48 (7.48%) Java Developer
4 48 (7.48%) Senior Developer
5 43 (6.70%) Business Analyst
6 38 (5.92%) Project Manager
7 34 (5.30%) Electronics Engineer
8 31 (4.83%) Architect
9 28 (4.36%) Embedded Engineer
10 26 (4.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 23 (3.58%) Software Developer
12 19 (2.96%) Test Engineer
13 18 (2.80%) Design Engineer
13 18 (2.80%) Systems Engineer
14 17 (2.65%) Consultant
14 17 (2.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 16 (2.49%) Test Analyst
15 16 (2.49%) Tester
16 15 (2.34%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (9.66%) HTML
2 52 (8.10%) CSS
3 42 (6.54%) Spring
4 37 (5.76%) Web Services
5 36 (5.61%) .NET
6 34 (5.30%) jQuery
7 30 (4.67%) J2EE
8 29 (4.52%) XML
9 27 (4.21%) Hibernate
10 23 (3.58%) SOAP
11 21 (3.27%) AngularJS
12 20 (3.12%) RESTful
13 19 (2.96%) HTML5
14 18 (2.80%) JMS
15 17 (2.65%) Ajax
16 16 (2.49%) CSS3
16 16 (2.49%) Spring MVC
17 15 (2.34%) .NET Framework
18 12 (1.87%) Apache Camel
18 12 (1.87%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.36%) Computer Science
2 25 (3.89%) User Experience
3 24 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 19 (2.96%) Data Centre
5 19 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
5 19 (2.96%) Physics
6 14 (2.18%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.71%) NHS
8 10 (1.56%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.40%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.40%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.93%) Internet of Things
11 6 (0.93%) Reference Data
11 6 (0.93%) VHDL
12 5 (0.78%) Robotics
12 5 (0.78%) Social Media
13 4 (0.62%) Derivative
13 4 (0.62%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 76 (11.84%) Linux
2 49 (7.63%) Windows
3 29 (4.52%) Unix
4 23 (3.58%) Android
5 16 (2.49%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.71%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.25%) CentOS
8 7 (1.09%) Solaris
9 6 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.78%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.62%) Fedora
11 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.31%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (64.17%) Programme Management
2 410 (63.86%) Digital Marketing
3 409 (63.71%) Business Intelligence
4 162 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (11.21%) Scrum
5 72 (11.21%) Software Engineering
6 59 (9.19%) Project Management
7 45 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (6.54%) TDD
9 41 (6.39%) E-Commerce
10 38 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (5.76%) Migration
12 31 (4.83%) MVC
13 30 (4.67%) PRINCE2
13 30 (4.67%) SDLC
14 29 (4.52%) OO
15 25 (3.89%) Analytics
15 25 (3.89%) ITIL
16 24 (3.74%) SOA
17 21 (3.27%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 123 (19.16%) Java
2 79 (12.31%) SQL
3 65 (10.12%) JavaScript
4 54 (8.41%) C
5 42 (6.54%) C++
6 30 (4.67%) Python
7 29 (4.52%) C#
8 22 (3.43%) Embedded C
9 18 (2.80%) Ruby
10 16 (2.49%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.34%) Assembly Language
12 13 (2.02%) MATLAB
13 12 (1.87%) Perl
14 11 (1.71%) PHP
15 6 (0.93%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.93%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.78%) R
16 5 (0.78%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.62%) Apex Code
17 4 (0.62%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 73 (11.37%) Degree
2 41 (6.39%) Security Cleared
3 34 (5.30%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.25%) ISEB
6 7 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.78%) HND
8 5 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.62%) APMP
9 4 (0.62%) HNC
9 4 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.47%) CCIE
10 3 (0.47%) CCNA
10 3 (0.47%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.31%) CCNP
11 2 (0.31%) MCP
11 2 (0.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.76%) QA
2 10 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.09%) MISRA
4 6 (0.93%) IEC 61508
5 5 (0.78%) MISRA C
6 4 (0.62%) AIFMD
6 4 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.62%) MiFID
6 4 (0.62%) SLA
6 4 (0.62%) UCITS
7 3 (0.47%) JTAG
8 2 (0.31%) COSHH
8 2 (0.31%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.31%) DO-254
8 2 (0.31%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.16%) COBIT
9 1 (0.16%) P3O
9 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (4.36%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.12%) Firmware
3 16 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.87%) Docker
5 9 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.25%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.47%) vSphere
8 2 (0.31%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.16%) KVM
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.16%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 12 (1.87%) Puppet
2 9 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.40%) SCCM
3 6 (0.93%) SCOM
3 6 (0.93%) Terraform
4 5 (0.78%) Packer
5 4 (0.62%) Nagios
6 2 (0.31%) FreeIPA
6 2 (0.31%) Icinga
6 2 (0.31%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.31%) Mesos
6 2 (0.31%) SELinux
6 2 (0.31%) vRealize
7 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.16%) Ansible
7 1 (0.16%) Kibana
7 1 (0.16%) logstash
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.16%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 408 (63.55%) SAP
2 48 (7.48%) Oracle
3 45 (7.01%) Microsoft
4 30 (4.67%) VMware
5 23 (3.58%) EMC
6 22 (3.43%) Cisco
7 17 (2.65%) hybris
8 12 (1.87%) HP
8 12 (1.87%) IBM
9 11 (1.71%) Google
10 10 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.40%) Citrix
12 8 (1.25%) WSO2
13 7 (1.09%) Perforce
14 6 (0.93%) ATG
14 6 (0.93%) NetApp
14 6 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.93%) Tableau
15 5 (0.78%) Atlassian
15 5 (0.78%) Freescale
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