The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 359 389 354
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -35
Contract jobs citing Electronics 313 296 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.51% 0.56%
As % of the General category 1.58% 1.28% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 191 164
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 40
Median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -5.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.88 £16.40 £27.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £36.57
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -4.29%

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

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19753 23113 21469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.54% 40.18% 38.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13098 14698 13171
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 495 636 524
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.83 £21.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.39% +6.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.21 £48.45 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronics within the UK.

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronics within the UK.

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Electronics
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Electronics Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Electronics
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 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
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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
England +10 287 £400 +6.66% 245
South East +10 77 £388 +8.77% 60
London +28 75 £475 +26.66% 52
South West -1 48 £390 +0.64% 41
Berkshire +5 31 £363 +11.53% 16
East of England +23 25 £350 -12.50% 34
North West +13 24 £400 +29.03% 18
Bristol +7 19 £388 +23.01% 22
Buckinghamshire +15 17 £425 +8.97% 7
Scotland +17 13 £293 +17.00% 2
Milton Keynes +9 13 £425 +8.97% 5
Yorkshire -14 12 £351 -3.31% 8
West Midlands -41 11 £200 -50.00% 11
Cambridgeshire +25 10 £350 -22.22% 19
Wales +21 8 £550 -8.40% 3
Essex +9 8 £500 +100.00% 9
Hampshire +4 8 £450 +28.57% 18
Slough +11 7 £363 -19.44% 5
North East -17 7 £475 +37.68% 9
Glasgow - 7 £350 -
Maidenhead - 7 £393 - 1
City of London +24 6 £500 +33.33% 4
Somerset +16 6 £370 +1.36% 4
Surrey -3 6 £280 -34.11% 8
Wiltshire -5 6 £563 +60.48% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 6 £475 +37.68% 6
Tyne and Wear -27 6 £475 +37.68% 6
Hertfordshire +4 5 £210 -32.25% 6
Bath +2 5 £333 -8.90% 3
South Yorkshire -7 5 £371 -7.18% 1

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 with a requirement for Electronics.

1 428 (65.85%) Telecoms
2 420 (64.62%) Marketing
3 418 (64.31%) Manufacturing
4 417 (64.15%) Finance
5 412 (63.38%) SAP
6 410 (63.08%) Business Intelligence
7 408 (62.77%) Programme Management
7 408 (62.77%) Digital Marketing
8 407 (62.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 179 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
10 111 (17.08%) Java
11 90 (13.85%) Linux
11 90 (13.85%) Scrum
12 77 (11.85%) SQL
13 74 (11.38%) Degree
14 68 (10.46%) HTML
15 66 (10.15%) JavaScript
16 65 (10.00%) CSS
17 62 (9.54%) C
17 62 (9.54%) Software Engineering
18 60 (9.23%) TDD
18 60 (9.23%) Microsoft
19 59 (9.08%) Windows
20 57 (8.77%) Oracle
20 57 (8.77%) .NET
21 56 (8.62%) MVC
22 55 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
22 55 (8.46%) Security Cleared
23 53 (8.15%) C++
24 51 (7.85%) SQL Server

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills 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 37 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.69%) Apache
3 20 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 19 (2.92%) Mule
5 13 (2.00%) Confluence
6 12 (1.85%) MS Exchange
6 12 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
7 11 (1.69%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.69%) CMS
7 11 (1.69%) IIS
7 11 (1.69%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.23%) Mule ESB
9 7 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.08%) WordPress
10 6 (0.92%) EPiServer CMS
10 6 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.77%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (4.92%) MS Office
2 31 (4.77%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.92%) MS Project
5 5 (0.77%) Simulink
5 5 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.46%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.46%) OrCAD
6 3 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.31%) InVision
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.15%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.15%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.15%) Revit
8 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 407 (62.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (2.62%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.46%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.46%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.31%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.31%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.31%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.31%) SAP LE
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.92%) Office 365
6 3 (0.46%) GitHub
6 3 (0.46%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.46%) PaaS
7 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.31%) Heroku
7 2 (0.31%) IaaS
7 2 (0.31%) SaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) AdWords
8 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Google Play
8 1 (0.15%) Slack
8 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 25 (3.85%) Internet
3 21 (3.23%) HTTP
4 20 (3.08%) Wireless
5 15 (2.31%) DNS
6 14 (2.15%) 3G
6 14 (2.15%) Bluetooth
7 13 (2.00%) WAN
8 11 (1.69%) 2G
9 9 (1.38%) SSL
9 9 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (1.23%) DHCP
10 8 (1.23%) FTP
10 8 (1.23%) LAN
10 8 (1.23%) ZigBee
11 7 (1.08%) MPLS
11 7 (1.08%) Radio Access Network
11 7 (1.08%) Skype
12 6 (0.92%) 4G
12 6 (0.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 20 (3.08%) Big Data
4 19 (2.92%) Hadoop
4 19 (2.92%) MySQL
5 14 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.77%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.62%) Redis
11 4 (0.62%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.46%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.46%) DB2
12 3 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 32 (4.92%) JIRA
2 25 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 25 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 18 (2.77%) JUnit
5 16 (2.46%) Maven
6 11 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 11 (1.69%) LabVIEW
6 11 (1.69%) Subversion
7 8 (1.23%) WebDriver
8 7 (1.08%) Mockito
9 6 (0.92%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (0.92%) Selenium
9 6 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.92%) webpack
10 5 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.77%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.77%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (0.62%) TestNG
General
1 428 (65.85%) Telecoms
2 420 (64.62%) Marketing
3 418 (64.31%) Manufacturing
4 417 (64.15%) Finance
5 21 (3.23%) Retail
6 16 (2.46%) Automotive
7 9 (1.38%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.23%) General Ledger
8 8 (1.23%) Military
9 6 (0.92%) Advertising
9 6 (0.92%) Banking
10 4 (0.62%) Avionics
10 4 (0.62%) Billing
11 3 (0.46%) Back Office
11 3 (0.46%) Publishing
12 2 (0.31%) Games
13 1 (0.15%) Danish Language
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
13 1 (0.15%) Legal
13 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 179 (27.54%) Developer
2 86 (13.23%) Analyst
3 53 (8.15%) Java Developer
4 47 (7.23%) Electronics Engineer
5 42 (6.46%) Software Engineer
6 36 (5.54%) Senior Developer
7 32 (4.92%) Architect
8 31 (4.77%) Consultant
9 29 (4.46%) Business Analyst
10 28 (4.31%) Embedded Engineer
10 28 (4.31%) Software Developer
11 26 (4.00%) Project Manager
12 23 (3.54%) Hardware Engineer
13 22 (3.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 21 (3.23%) .NET Developer
15 20 (3.08%) Integration Developer
16 19 (2.92%) Data Analyst
17 17 (2.62%) Design Engineer
18 16 (2.46%) C# Developer
18 16 (2.46%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (10.46%) HTML
2 65 (10.00%) CSS
3 57 (8.77%) .NET
4 48 (7.38%) Web Services
5 47 (7.23%) SOAP
6 39 (6.00%) Spring
7 36 (5.54%) AngularJS
8 35 (5.38%) J2EE
8 35 (5.38%) XML
9 29 (4.46%) jQuery
10 28 (4.31%) RESTful
11 27 (4.15%) JMS
11 27 (4.15%) JSON
11 27 (4.15%) REST
12 21 (3.23%) HTML5
13 20 (3.08%) Spring MVC
13 20 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 19 (2.92%) Apache Camel
15 18 (2.77%) ASP.NET
16 17 (2.62%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 21 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (2.31%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.85%) NHS
5 12 (1.85%) Physics
5 12 (1.85%) User Experience
6 11 (1.69%) Device Driver
7 10 (1.54%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.54%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.23%) Internet of Things
8 8 (1.23%) Mathematics
9 6 (0.92%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.92%) Raspberry Pi
9 6 (0.92%) Statistics
10 5 (0.77%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (0.77%) FMCG
10 5 (0.77%) Reference Data
10 5 (0.77%) Smart Meter
10 5 (0.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 90 (13.85%) Linux
2 59 (9.08%) Windows
3 27 (4.15%) Unix
4 24 (3.69%) Android
5 20 (3.08%) Windows Server
6 15 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (2.15%) Embedded Linux
7 14 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.38%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.23%) CentOS
11 7 (1.08%) Fedora
12 6 (0.92%) VxWorks
13 5 (0.77%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.46%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.31%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (63.08%) Business Intelligence
2 408 (62.77%) Digital Marketing
2 408 (62.77%) Programme Management
3 179 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (13.85%) Scrum
5 62 (9.54%) Software Engineering
6 60 (9.23%) TDD
7 56 (8.62%) MVC
8 55 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (6.46%) Migration
10 38 (5.85%) OO
11 37 (5.69%) Project Management
11 37 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (5.54%) E-Commerce
13 32 (4.92%) ITIL
14 29 (4.46%) SOA
15 28 (4.31%) Analytics
15 28 (4.31%) Waterfall
16 23 (3.54%) DevOps
17 22 (3.38%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (17.08%) Java
2 77 (11.85%) SQL
3 66 (10.15%) JavaScript
4 62 (9.54%) C
5 53 (8.15%) C++
6 48 (7.38%) C#
7 34 (5.23%) Python
8 23 (3.54%) PHP
9 19 (2.92%) Ruby
10 18 (2.77%) Assembly Language
11 17 (2.62%) Embedded C
12 14 (2.15%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.00%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.69%) R
15 9 (1.38%) MATLAB
15 9 (1.38%) Perl
15 9 (1.38%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.23%) VBA
17 6 (0.92%) Embedded C++
17 6 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 74 (11.38%) Degree
2 55 (8.46%) Security Cleared
3 34 (5.23%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.69%) HND
6 9 (1.38%) ISEB
7 7 (1.08%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.62%) HNC
10 3 (0.46%) CCNP
10 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.31%) CCDP
11 2 (0.31%) CCSA
11 2 (0.31%) CCSE
11 2 (0.31%) CISSP
11 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.31%) MBA
11 2 (0.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.23%) QA
2 7 (1.08%) SLA
3 6 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.92%) DO-178B
3 6 (0.92%) MISRA
4 5 (0.77%) IEC 61508
5 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.62%) JTAG
5 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.46%) HL7
6 3 (0.46%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.46%) ISO26262
7 2 (0.31%) COBIT
7 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.31%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.31%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.15%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.23%) Firmware
3 16 (2.46%) Docker
4 4 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.62%) vSphere
5 3 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.31%) HDFS
6 2 (0.31%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.31%) Xen
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.15%) KVM
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.15%) vCloud
7 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (2.46%) Puppet
2 13 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.08%) AirWatch
4 6 (0.92%) Terraform
5 5 (0.77%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.77%) Packer
5 5 (0.77%) WSUS
5 5 (0.77%) Zenoss
6 4 (0.62%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.62%) Nagios
6 4 (0.62%) QRadar
7 3 (0.46%) Ansible
7 3 (0.46%) RSA Archer
7 3 (0.46%) SCCM
8 2 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.31%) Icinga
8 2 (0.31%) Mesos
8 2 (0.31%) SELinux
Vendors
1 412 (63.38%) SAP
2 60 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 57 (8.77%) Oracle
4 28 (4.31%) EMC
5 26 (4.00%) VMware
6 20 (3.08%) Cisco
7 19 (2.92%) Red Hat
8 14 (2.15%) HP
8 14 (2.15%) WSO2
9 12 (1.85%) hybris
10 9 (1.38%) Tableau
11 8 (1.23%) Citrix
12 7 (1.08%) BMC
12 7 (1.08%) MobileIron
12 7 (1.08%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.92%) EPiServer
13 6 (0.92%) Google
14 5 (0.77%) Adobe
14 5 (0.77%) Mapinfo
14 5 (0.77%) Symantec
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