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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 144 128 133
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Electronics 20 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.62% 0.16%
As % of the General category 1.49% 1.72% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 2
Median daily rate £350 £358 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +34.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £495 £289
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £39.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.76% +5.40%
Electronics
England

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
1338 1394 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.32% 35.83% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 731 557
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 58 48
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.11 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -33.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £59.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £26.74
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.48%

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 6 May 2016.

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
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 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 7 £300 -18.91% 13
Merseyside +1 4 £375 +36.36% 2
Cheshire -6 3 £135 -70.00% 3
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 34 (79.07%) Telecoms
2 32 (74.42%) Programme Management
3 31 (72.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 31 (72.09%) Marketing
3 31 (72.09%) Digital Marketing
3 31 (72.09%) Finance
3 31 (72.09%) Manufacturing
3 31 (72.09%) SAP
3 31 (72.09%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (23.26%) Unit4 Business World
5 7 (16.28%) Linux
6 6 (13.95%) Java
6 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.95%) SQL
6 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.95%) Subversion
6 6 (13.95%) Spring
6 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (11.63%) SOLID
7 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
7 5 (11.63%) Gradle
7 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
7 5 (11.63%) Maven
7 5 (11.63%) Perforce
7 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
7 5 (11.63%) IBM
7 5 (11.63%) CSS
7 5 (11.63%) XML
7 5 (11.63%) Ant

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 5 (11.63%) Apache
1 5 (11.63%) JBoss
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 31 (72.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (23.26%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) IPsec
2 1 (2.33%) MPLS
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) RS-422
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) VPLS
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) WAAS
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.33%) DB2
1 1 (2.33%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (2.33%) FileMaker
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Subversion
2 5 (11.63%) Ant
2 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.63%) Gradle
2 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.63%) Maven
3 4 (9.30%) Eclipse
3 4 (9.30%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) JUnit
4 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 34 (79.07%) Telecoms
2 31 (72.09%) Finance
2 31 (72.09%) Manufacturing
2 31 (72.09%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Report Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Electrical Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Graduate Electrical Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Graduate IT Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) HR Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Graduate
6 2 (4.65%) Payroll Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Spring
2 5 (11.63%) CSS
2 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
2 5 (11.63%) HTML
2 5 (11.63%) XML
3 4 (9.30%) CSS3
4 2 (4.65%) .NET
4 2 (4.65%) jQuery
5 1 (2.33%) Ajax
5 1 (2.33%) J2EE
5 1 (2.33%) JSP
5 1 (2.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) NHS
2 2 (4.65%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Programme Management
2 31 (72.09%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (72.09%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.63%) SOLID
5 4 (9.30%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (9.30%) Web Development
6 3 (6.98%) Front End Development
6 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) People Management
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.65%) CRM
7 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Validation
8 1 (2.33%) Presales
8 1 (2.33%) Procure-to-pay
8 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Java
1 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) C
2 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) CCIE
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) CCNP
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) SAP
2 5 (11.63%) IBM
2 5 (11.63%) Perforce
3 4 (9.30%) Cisco
4 3 (6.98%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) EMC
6 1 (2.33%) Apple
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) hybris
6 1 (2.33%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) VMware
6 1 (2.33%) Wyse