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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 341 368 356
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Contract jobs citing Electronics 331 299 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the General category 1.69% 1.34% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 174 169
Median daily rate £400 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £469 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 27 48
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +23.07%

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
19582 22251 20805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.62% 39.64% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13016 14278 13016
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median 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 £613 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 537 571
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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
England +28 308 £400 +6.66% 313
London +41 93 £438 +16.66% 70
South East -9 75 £400 +14.28% 92
South West -4 63 £375 -1.31% 44
North West -2 24 £388 +24.00% 26
Bristol +11 23 £375 - 14
Buckinghamshire +13 17 £405 -0.61% 10
Milton Keynes +18 16 £405 -0.61% 6
Berkshire -23 16 £400 +23.07% 24
Hampshire +16 15 £431 +23.21% 26
East Midlands +6 14 £450 +4.34% 9
West Midlands -27 12 £650 +62.50% 12
East of England +5 11 £295 -4.83% 40
Yorkshire +2 11 £351 -26.21% 11
Gloucestershire -11 11 £400 -3.90% 15
Scotland -17 10 £280 +64.70% 7
Somerset +17 9 £390 +8.33% 7
Surrey -2 9 £280 -15.15% 13
Wales +24 8 £600 -7.69% 2
East Sussex - 8 - -
Bath +1 7 £339 -5.90% 6
Cambridgeshire +16 6 £505 +26.25% 25
Basingstoke -2 6 - - 13
Reading -14 6 £283 -24.16% 5
Brighton - 6 - -
Blackpool - 6 £300 -
Lancashire - 6 £300 -
Cambridge +16 5 £505 +26.25% 22
Wiltshire -2 5 £675 +92.58% 2
North Yorkshire - 5 £351 -

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 437 (66.72%) Telecoms
2 434 (66.26%) Finance
2 434 (66.26%) Manufacturing
3 430 (65.65%) Marketing
4 424 (64.73%) Programme Management
5 422 (64.43%) SAP
5 422 (64.43%) Business Intelligence
5 422 (64.43%) Digital Marketing
6 421 (64.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 180 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
8 115 (17.56%) Java
9 90 (13.74%) Scrum
10 81 (12.37%) Linux
11 79 (12.06%) SQL
11 79 (12.06%) Degree
12 72 (10.99%) Software Engineering
13 67 (10.23%) C
14 63 (9.62%) HTML
14 63 (9.62%) JavaScript
15 60 (9.16%) Oracle
15 60 (9.16%) Security Cleared
16 57 (8.70%) CSS
17 55 (8.40%) Microsoft
18 54 (8.24%) TDD
19 53 (8.09%) .NET
20 50 (7.63%) Windows
20 50 (7.63%) Project Management
21 47 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
22 46 (7.02%) C++
23 45 (6.87%) 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 31 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.21%) Tomcat
3 19 (2.90%) Apache
4 18 (2.75%) Confluence
5 17 (2.60%) Mule
6 14 (2.14%) CMS
7 12 (1.83%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (1.37%) Mule ESB
9 8 (1.22%) MS Exchange
10 7 (1.07%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.07%) IIS
11 6 (0.92%) EPiServer CMS
12 5 (0.76%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.76%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.61%) Drupal
13 4 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (4.12%) MS Office
2 24 (3.66%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.37%) Simulink
5 8 (1.22%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.07%) Fireworks
6 7 (1.07%) MS Project
7 5 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.61%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.31%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.15%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.15%) InVision
10 1 (0.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.15%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.15%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.15%) Revit
10 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 421 (64.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.83%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.46%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.31%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.31%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (1.53%) Office 365
3 9 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.92%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.61%) AdWords
6 4 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.46%) PaaS
8 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.31%) GitHub
8 2 (0.31%) SaaS
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) CheetahMail
9 1 (0.15%) Force.com
9 1 (0.15%) Google Play
9 1 (0.15%) IaaS
9 1 (0.15%) Silverpop
9 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.97%) TCP/IP
2 17 (2.60%) Internet
3 13 (1.98%) MPLS
3 13 (1.98%) WAN
3 13 (1.98%) Wireless
4 12 (1.83%) DNS
5 11 (1.68%) BGP
5 11 (1.68%) Bluetooth
5 11 (1.68%) HTTP
5 11 (1.68%) OSPF
5 11 (1.68%) VPN
6 9 (1.37%) IPv6
7 8 (1.22%) 3G
7 8 (1.22%) LAN
7 8 (1.22%) RS-232
8 7 (1.07%) Firewall
8 7 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.92%) IPv4
9 6 (0.92%) NFC
9 6 (0.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.66%) Oracle Database
3 20 (3.05%) Big Data
4 14 (2.14%) MySQL
5 11 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.92%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.61%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.61%) DB2
10 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.46%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.46%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (6.11%) JIRA
2 25 (3.82%) Jenkins
3 22 (3.36%) Git (software)
4 21 (3.21%) Visual Studio
5 19 (2.90%) JUnit
6 17 (2.60%) Subversion
7 16 (2.44%) Maven
8 12 (1.83%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.37%) Cucumber
9 9 (1.37%) LabVIEW
10 8 (1.22%) Selenium
11 7 (1.07%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (0.92%) Gradle
12 6 (0.92%) Mockito
12 6 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (0.61%) Android Studio
14 4 (0.61%) PhantomJS
14 4 (0.61%) Zephyr
General
1 437 (66.72%) Telecoms
2 434 (66.26%) Finance
2 434 (66.26%) Manufacturing
3 430 (65.65%) Marketing
4 27 (4.12%) Retail
5 15 (2.29%) Automotive
6 13 (1.98%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.22%) Military
8 7 (1.07%) Banking
9 6 (0.92%) Games
10 5 (0.76%) Avionics
11 4 (0.61%) Front Office
12 3 (0.46%) Back Office
12 3 (0.46%) Billing
12 3 (0.46%) Danish Language
13 2 (0.31%) Advertising
13 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.31%) German Language
13 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 179 (27.33%) Developer
2 93 (14.20%) Analyst
3 56 (8.55%) Software Engineer
4 52 (7.94%) Java Developer
5 50 (7.63%) Electronics Engineer
6 44 (6.72%) Senior Developer
7 40 (6.11%) Architect
8 37 (5.65%) Business Analyst
9 33 (5.04%) Embedded Engineer
10 30 (4.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 30 (4.58%) Project Manager
11 29 (4.43%) Software Developer
12 24 (3.66%) Hardware Engineer
13 19 (2.90%) .NET Developer
14 17 (2.60%) C# Developer
14 17 (2.60%) Integration Developer
15 16 (2.44%) Data Analyst
15 16 (2.44%) Design Engineer
16 15 (2.29%) Consultant
16 15 (2.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (9.62%) HTML
2 57 (8.70%) CSS
3 53 (8.09%) .NET
4 43 (6.56%) Spring
5 40 (6.11%) Web Services
6 37 (5.65%) XML
7 36 (5.50%) SOAP
8 35 (5.34%) J2EE
9 33 (5.04%) jQuery
10 30 (4.58%) AngularJS
11 26 (3.97%) JMS
12 23 (3.51%) Hibernate
13 22 (3.36%) RESTful
14 20 (3.05%) JSON
15 19 (2.90%) Spring MVC
16 18 (2.75%) Apache Camel
16 18 (2.75%) ASP.NET
16 18 (2.75%) REST
17 17 (2.60%) XSD
18 16 (2.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 23 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.75%) Embedded Systems
4 18 (2.75%) Physics
5 15 (2.29%) User Experience
6 12 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.68%) NHS
8 10 (1.53%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.37%) Device Driver
10 7 (1.07%) Internet of Things
11 6 (0.92%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.92%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.92%) Reference Data
11 6 (0.92%) Smart Meter
11 6 (0.92%) Statistics
12 5 (0.76%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.61%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 81 (12.37%) Linux
2 50 (7.63%) Windows
3 29 (4.43%) Unix
4 24 (3.66%) Android
5 15 (2.29%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.68%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (1.37%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.07%) CentOS
9 7 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.76%) Fedora
11 4 (0.61%) VxWorks
11 4 (0.61%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.46%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.31%) AIX
13 2 (0.31%) Solaris
13 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.15%) VMS
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (64.73%) Programme Management
2 422 (64.43%) Business Intelligence
2 422 (64.43%) Digital Marketing
3 180 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (13.74%) Scrum
5 72 (10.99%) Software Engineering
6 54 (8.24%) TDD
7 50 (7.63%) Project Management
8 47 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (6.87%) MVC
9 45 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (6.26%) Migration
11 40 (6.11%) E-Commerce
12 38 (5.80%) ITIL
13 32 (4.89%) OO
14 29 (4.43%) SOA
15 28 (4.27%) Analytics
15 28 (4.27%) Waterfall
16 25 (3.82%) Integration Testing
17 23 (3.51%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 115 (17.56%) Java
2 79 (12.06%) SQL
3 67 (10.23%) C
4 63 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 46 (7.02%) C++
6 42 (6.41%) C#
7 27 (4.12%) Python
8 25 (3.82%) Embedded C
9 23 (3.51%) Assembly Language
10 16 (2.44%) PL/SQL
10 16 (2.44%) Ruby
11 15 (2.29%) MATLAB
12 14 (2.14%) PHP
13 11 (1.68%) Perl
14 9 (1.37%) R
15 8 (1.22%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.92%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.76%) Embedded C++
17 5 (0.76%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 79 (12.06%) Degree
2 60 (9.16%) Security Cleared
3 39 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.83%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.37%) ISEB
5 9 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.07%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.92%) HND
8 3 (0.46%) CCNP
8 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.31%) CCSA
9 2 (0.31%) CCSE
9 2 (0.31%) CISSP
9 2 (0.31%) CLAS
9 2 (0.31%) HNC
9 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.31%) PMP
9 2 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.58%) QA
2 9 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.22%) MISRA
4 7 (1.07%) SLA
5 5 (0.76%) IEC 61508
5 5 (0.76%) MISRA C
6 4 (0.61%) AIFMD
6 4 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.61%) HL7
6 4 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.61%) MiFID
6 4 (0.61%) UCITS
7 3 (0.46%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.46%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.31%) COBIT
8 2 (0.31%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.15%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.15%) JTAG
System Software
1 18 (2.75%) Active Directory
1 18 (2.75%) Firmware
2 14 (2.14%) Docker
3 11 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.92%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.61%) vSphere
7 3 (0.46%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.15%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.15%) HDFS
9 1 (0.15%) KVM
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (2.29%) Puppet
2 11 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.92%) Terraform
4 5 (0.76%) Packer
4 5 (0.76%) SCCM
5 4 (0.61%) Nagios
5 4 (0.61%) QRadar
5 4 (0.61%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.46%) Ansible
6 3 (0.46%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.46%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.31%) FreeIPA
7 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.31%) Icinga
7 2 (0.31%) Mesos
7 2 (0.31%) SELinux
7 2 (0.31%) ThinApp
8 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 422 (64.43%) SAP
2 60 (9.16%) Oracle
3 55 (8.40%) Microsoft
4 27 (4.12%) EMC
5 21 (3.21%) Cisco
6 19 (2.90%) VMware
7 18 (2.75%) hybris
8 14 (2.14%) HP
9 11 (1.68%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.68%) WSO2
10 10 (1.53%) Google
11 9 (1.37%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.22%) Tableau
13 7 (1.07%) BMC
13 7 (1.07%) IBM
14 6 (0.92%) ATG
14 6 (0.92%) Citrix
14 6 (0.92%) EPiServer
14 6 (0.92%) Freescale
14 6 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
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