The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronics
England / North West
Rank 122 136 132
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing Electronics 15 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.44% 0.59%
As % of the General category 1.92% 1.37% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 19
Median daily rate £550 £328 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.93% +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £215 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £408 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.56% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-32.35% +19.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
783 1243 1243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.19% 32.50% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 769 671
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £259 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 63 61
Median hourly rate £38.46 £26.83 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.34% +49.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.20 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronics across the North West region.

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronics across the North West region.

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Electronics
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Electronics Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 10 £550 +59.42% 14
Lancashire - 4 £480 -
Merseyside 0 1 £410 +78.26% 1
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 22 (73.33%) SAP
1 22 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
1 22 (73.33%) Telecoms
1 22 (73.33%) Manufacturing
1 22 (73.33%) Programme Management
1 22 (73.33%) Finance
1 22 (73.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 22 (73.33%) Marketing
1 22 (73.33%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 10 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 10 (33.33%) Open Source
3 10 (33.33%) Apache Spark
4 9 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) Python
5 8 (26.67%) C
5 8 (26.67%) Big Data
6 7 (23.33%) Google
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (23.33%) SQL
6 7 (23.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (16.67%) C#
7 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (13.33%) DevOps
8 4 (13.33%) BDD
8 4 (13.33%) Oracle

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (73.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (13.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (23.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 8 (26.67%) Big Data
3 3 (10.00%) Firebird
4 2 (6.67%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (6.67%) HDInsight
4 2 (6.67%) Spark SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.33%) Impala
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) PEAR
3 1 (3.33%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (73.33%) Finance
1 22 (73.33%) Manufacturing
1 22 (73.33%) Marketing
1 22 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Data Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Hadoop Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Report Writer
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Data Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.67%) Hadoop Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) Java Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Operational Security Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Operations Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Security Operations Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (10.00%) SOAP
2 3 (10.00%) Spring
2 3 (10.00%) WSDL
2 3 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.67%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
1 22 (73.33%) Digital Marketing
1 22 (73.33%) Programme Management
2 10 (33.33%) Open Source
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) BDD
4 4 (13.33%) DevOps
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (10.00%) SDLC
5 3 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 3 (10.00%) UML
5 3 (10.00%) Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) Python
3 8 (26.67%) C
4 7 (23.33%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) C++
6 2 (6.67%) F#
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) SAP
2 7 (23.33%) Google
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) Perforce
5 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.33%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) Hortonworks
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Snow
6 1 (3.33%) Veritas
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