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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 322 401 345
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -56
Contract jobs citing Electronics 296 175 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the General category 1.50% 0.89% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 60 42
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £235 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £590 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 54 67
Average hourly rate £35.50 £37.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.69% +6.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.04 £16.90 £21.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
19723 19570 18367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.03% 39.68% 42.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12435 12311 11457
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 587 602
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.63%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +12 89 £365 +10.60% 116
South West +36 60 £375 +7.14% 53
London +9 41 £360 -0.34% 36
West Midlands - 28 £288 - 20
East of England 0 23 £290 -8.66% 51
North West +3 22 £331 - 14
Yorkshire +1 14 £250 - 12
East Midlands -6 7 £475 +52.00% 17
North East +10 6 £388 +29.16% 2
Midlands - - - -
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 266 (50.38%) Telecoms
2 247 (46.78%) Manufacturing
3 245 (46.40%) SAP
4 244 (46.21%) Finance
5 243 (46.02%) Marketing
6 237 (44.89%) Digital Marketing
7 235 (44.51%) DTV
8 232 (43.94%) Business Intelligence
8 232 (43.94%) Programme Management
9 231 (43.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 84 (15.91%) Linux
11 83 (15.72%) Degree
12 77 (14.58%) Software Engineering
13 76 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
14 72 (13.64%) C++
15 63 (11.93%) Java
16 61 (11.55%) C
17 51 (9.66%) SQL
18 50 (9.47%) HTML
19 49 (9.28%) Project Management
20 47 (8.90%) Python
21 42 (7.95%) Windows
21 42 (7.95%) JavaScript
22 40 (7.58%) E-Commerce
23 39 (7.39%) Automotive
24 38 (7.20%) C#
25 35 (6.63%) CSS
25 35 (6.63%) Security Cleared
26 34 (6.44%) MS Office
26 34 (6.44%) Embedded C

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.46%) IIS
3 11 (2.08%) Mule
4 6 (1.14%) Apache
4 6 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.95%) Node.js
6 4 (0.76%) Confluence
6 4 (0.76%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.57%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.57%) Lync
7 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.38%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.38%) SAS
8 2 (0.38%) Commerce Server
8 2 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (6.44%) MS Office
2 24 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 21 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.89%) MS Project
4 10 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.33%) FrameMaker
5 7 (1.33%) Simulink
6 3 (0.57%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 3 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.57%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.38%) TargetLink
7 2 (0.38%) FastStats
7 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.38%) Stateflow
7 2 (0.38%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.19%) XMetaL
8 1 (0.19%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 231 (43.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (0.95%) Agresso
4 4 (0.76%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.57%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.19%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.19%) BASE24
6 1 (0.19%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.19%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.76%) SaaS
3 4 (0.76%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.38%) Office 365
5 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.38%) CheetahMail
5 2 (0.38%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.98%) LTE
1 21 (3.98%) 3G
2 20 (3.79%) Internet
2 20 (3.79%) Wireless
3 14 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.65%) Firewall
4 13 (2.46%) 2G
5 12 (2.27%) DNS
6 11 (2.08%) 4G
7 10 (1.89%) Radio Access Network
7 10 (1.89%) SAN
8 8 (1.52%) GPRS
8 8 (1.52%) GSM
9 7 (1.33%) Ethernet
9 7 (1.33%) VPN
10 6 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (1.14%) DHCP
10 6 (1.14%) WAN
10 6 (1.14%) IPsec
11 5 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.87%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (2.84%) MongoDB
4 13 (2.46%) MySQL
4 13 (2.46%) Big Data
5 11 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.52%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.57%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.57%) HBase
11 3 (0.57%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.57%) Voldemort
11 3 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (2.08%) JIRA
2 10 (1.89%) Maven
3 9 (1.70%) Selenium
4 8 (1.52%) GoogleTest
5 7 (1.33%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.14%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.95%) LabVIEW
7 5 (0.95%) ERwin
7 5 (0.95%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.76%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.76%) JUnit
8 4 (0.76%) Subversion
9 3 (0.57%) PowerDesigner
9 3 (0.57%) Toad
9 3 (0.57%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.57%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.38%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 266 (50.38%) Telecoms
2 247 (46.78%) Manufacturing
3 244 (46.21%) Finance
4 243 (46.02%) Marketing
5 39 (7.39%) Automotive
6 24 (4.55%) Retail
7 12 (2.27%) Games
8 11 (2.08%) Aerospace
9 9 (1.70%) Military
10 6 (1.14%) Advertising
11 4 (0.76%) German Language
12 3 (0.57%) Banking
12 3 (0.57%) Korean Language
13 2 (0.38%) Publishing
14 1 (0.19%) Billing
14 1 (0.19%) Law
14 1 (0.19%) Back Office
14 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.19%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 109 (20.64%) Developer
2 79 (14.96%) Analyst
3 63 (11.93%) Software Engineer
4 36 (6.82%) Project Manager
5 34 (6.44%) Business Analyst
5 34 (6.44%) Test Engineer
6 32 (6.06%) Architect
7 30 (5.68%) Electronics Engineer
8 23 (4.36%) Hardware Engineer
8 23 (4.36%) Tester
9 22 (4.17%) Software Developer
10 21 (3.98%) Senior Developer
11 18 (3.41%) Software Tester
11 18 (3.41%) Java Developer
11 18 (3.41%) Software Test Engineer
12 17 (3.22%) Design Engineer
13 14 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (2.27%) Author
14 12 (2.27%) Technical Author
14 12 (2.27%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (9.47%) HTML
2 35 (6.63%) CSS
3 29 (5.49%) Web Services
3 29 (5.49%) .NET
4 27 (5.11%) XML
5 24 (4.55%) jQuery
6 18 (3.41%) HTML5
7 17 (3.22%) Spring
7 17 (3.22%) ASP.NET
7 17 (3.22%) RESTful
8 10 (1.89%) JSON
8 10 (1.89%) SOAP
8 10 (1.89%) J2EE
9 9 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (1.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (1.52%) REST
10 8 (1.52%) CSS3
10 8 (1.52%) Spring MVC
11 7 (1.33%) Hibernate
11 7 (1.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 235 (44.51%) DTV
2 30 (5.68%) Computer Science
3 26 (4.92%) NHS
4 19 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.46%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.27%) Open Source
7 10 (1.89%) FMCG
7 10 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 9 (1.70%) User Experience
9 7 (1.33%) E-Learning
9 7 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (1.14%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.14%) Device Driver
11 5 (0.95%) VHDL
11 5 (0.95%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.95%) Telematics
12 4 (0.76%) Physics
12 4 (0.76%) Clustering
13 3 (0.57%) STB
13 3 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 84 (15.91%) Linux
2 42 (7.95%) Windows
3 15 (2.84%) Embedded Linux
4 14 (2.65%) UNIX
5 9 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.52%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.33%) Android
8 6 (1.14%) CentOS
9 5 (0.95%) Fedora
9 5 (0.95%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.38%) VMS
10 2 (0.38%) Nucleus RTOS
10 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.19%) AIX
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (44.89%) Digital Marketing
2 232 (43.94%) Business Intelligence
2 232 (43.94%) Programme Management
3 77 (14.58%) Software Engineering
4 76 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (9.28%) Project Management
6 40 (7.58%) E-Commerce
7 34 (6.44%) TDD
8 32 (6.06%) Scrum
9 29 (5.49%) OO
10 26 (4.92%) Validation
11 25 (4.73%) ITIL
12 23 (4.36%) MVC
13 22 (4.17%) Migration
13 22 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (4.17%) Test Automation
14 21 (3.98%) BDD
14 21 (3.98%) PRINCE2
15 18 (3.41%) Multithreading
15 18 (3.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (13.64%) C++
2 63 (11.93%) Java
3 61 (11.55%) C
4 51 (9.66%) SQL
5 47 (8.90%) Python
6 42 (7.95%) JavaScript
7 38 (7.20%) C#
8 34 (6.44%) Embedded C
9 19 (3.60%) PHP
10 18 (3.41%) Perl
11 15 (2.84%) Embedded C++
12 14 (2.65%) Ruby
13 11 (2.08%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.89%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.89%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.76%) Golang
15 4 (0.76%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.57%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.57%) Assembly Language
17 2 (0.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 83 (15.72%) Degree
2 35 (6.63%) Security Cleared
3 26 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.89%) HNC
5 9 (1.70%) HND
6 6 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.14%) CCNA
7 5 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.95%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.76%) ISEB
8 4 (0.76%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.57%) MCTS
9 3 (0.57%) PMP
9 3 (0.57%) MCSE
9 3 (0.57%) MCP
9 3 (0.57%) CCNP
9 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.38%) APMP
10 2 (0.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.03%) QA
2 5 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.57%) SLA
4 3 (0.57%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.57%) JTAG
4 3 (0.57%) HL7
5 2 (0.38%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 16 (3.03%) Firmware
2 14 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.38%) HDFS
6 1 (0.19%) Snort
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.19%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Xen
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.19%) GPFS
6 1 (0.19%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 11 (2.08%) Puppet
2 10 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.33%) NSN NetAct
4 4 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.38%) SCCM
6 2 (0.38%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.19%) WSUS
7 1 (0.19%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 245 (46.40%) SAP
2 32 (6.06%) Oracle
3 29 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 27 (5.11%) EMC
5 15 (2.84%) hybris
6 12 (2.27%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.08%) VMware
7 11 (2.08%) Cisco
8 10 (1.89%) Google
9 9 (1.70%) Nortel
10 8 (1.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 7 (1.33%) Ericsson
11 7 (1.33%) Nokia
12 6 (1.14%) IBM
12 6 (1.14%) Citrix
13 5 (0.95%) Borland
13 5 (0.95%) Apple
14 4 (0.76%) Unica
14 4 (0.76%) HP
14 4 (0.76%) TOWER Software
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £38 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
People Source
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: GOOD RATES
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £28.69 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £270 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £401 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £38 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £315 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £38.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
People Source
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago