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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 378 374 207
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -167
Contract jobs citing Electronics 287 316 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.55% 1.07%
As % of the General category 1.52% 1.37% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 195 147
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 63 47
Median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.35 £16.50 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £46.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -6.66%

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
18886 23141 22391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 35.70% 39.91% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12603 14649 13570
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 651 532
Median hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £11.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +18.81%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -2 267 £400 +2.56% 313
South East +23 84 £366 -6.08% 69
London +17 70 £475 +18.75% 65
Berkshire +14 36 £363 -8.22% 18
South West -9 34 £350 -12.50% 60
East of England +13 30 £350 -15.15% 45
Buckinghamshire +26 18 £428 +9.61% 4
Milton Keynes +13 14 £428 +9.61% 2
Cambridgeshire +27 13 £350 -20.00% 35
Bristol +5 13 £350 +7.69% 24
West Midlands -29 13 £200 -42.02% 12
Surrey +16 12 £308 -27.64% 13
Scotland +23 11 £328 +0.76% 2
North West +17 11 £413 +32.00% 28
Maidenhead - 10 £425 - 2
Slough +13 9 £363 - 3
Essex +4 9 £475 +90.00% 3
Yorkshire +3 9 £351 +13.06% 10
Hampshire +7 8 £400 +14.28% 22
City of London +14 7 £500 +17.64% 6
Hertfordshire +1 6 £230 -48.88% 8
North East -27 6 £475 +18.01% 10
Glasgow - 6 £328 -
Cambridge +15 5 - - 28
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 5 £475 +17.28% 5
Tyne and Wear -31 5 £475 +17.28% 7
Wales +24 4 £513 -14.65% 5
Somerset +17 4 £295 -19.17% 4
Newbury +4 4 - - 3
Wiltshire +4 4 £413 - 9

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 398 (64.61%) Telecoms
2 395 (64.12%) Manufacturing
3 394 (63.96%) Marketing
4 393 (63.80%) Finance
5 385 (62.50%) SAP
6 383 (62.18%) Business Intelligence
7 381 (61.85%) Programme Management
7 381 (61.85%) Digital Marketing
8 380 (61.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 169 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
10 94 (15.26%) Java
11 85 (13.80%) Scrum
12 82 (13.31%) Linux
13 75 (12.18%) SQL
14 69 (11.20%) HTML
14 69 (11.20%) Degree
15 68 (11.04%) CSS
16 65 (10.55%) JavaScript
17 61 (9.90%) Security Cleared
18 60 (9.74%) Oracle
18 60 (9.74%) Microsoft
18 60 (9.74%) Software Engineering
19 57 (9.25%) .NET
20 56 (9.09%) Windows
20 56 (9.09%) TDD
20 56 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
21 51 (8.28%) C
21 51 (8.28%) MVC
22 48 (7.79%) C#
22 48 (7.79%) 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 35 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.08%) Apache
3 17 (2.76%) Mule
4 16 (2.60%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.95%) IIS
5 12 (1.95%) Oracle Service Bus
6 10 (1.62%) Confluence
6 10 (1.62%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.46%) CMS
7 9 (1.46%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.30%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.14%) WordPress
10 6 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.97%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.81%) Mule ESB
12 4 (0.65%) EPiServer CMS
12 4 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.71%) MS Office
3 11 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.14%) Simulink
5 6 (0.97%) MS Project
6 5 (0.81%) OrCAD
6 5 (0.81%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.81%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.32%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.32%) InVision
8 2 (0.32%) Stateflow
8 2 (0.32%) TargetLink
9 1 (0.16%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.16%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.16%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.16%) Revit
9 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 380 (61.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.95%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.49%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.49%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.32%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.32%) SAP APO
6 2 (0.32%) SAP LE
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (0.81%) Office 365
5 4 (0.65%) SaaS
6 3 (0.49%) GitHub
6 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.49%) PaaS
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.32%) Heroku
7 2 (0.32%) IaaS
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.16%) AdWords
8 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.16%) Force.com
8 1 (0.16%) Google Play
8 1 (0.16%) Slack
8 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.87%) TCP/IP
2 28 (4.55%) Internet
3 23 (3.73%) HTTP
4 17 (2.76%) Wireless
5 16 (2.60%) DNS
6 12 (1.95%) Bluetooth
6 12 (1.95%) SSL
7 11 (1.79%) 3G
8 10 (1.62%) FTP
8 10 (1.62%) WAN
8 10 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (1.46%) 2G
9 9 (1.46%) LAN
10 8 (1.30%) DHCP
11 7 (1.14%) Firewall
11 7 (1.14%) Skype
11 7 (1.14%) ZigBee
12 6 (0.97%) 4G
12 6 (0.97%) NFC
13 5 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.73%) Oracle Database
3 19 (3.08%) Big Data
3 19 (3.08%) MySQL
4 18 (2.92%) Hadoop
5 12 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.46%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.46%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.81%) Apache Hive
9 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.81%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.65%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.65%) Redis
11 3 (0.49%) MS Access
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (3.90%) Git (software)
1 24 (3.90%) JIRA
2 23 (3.73%) Jenkins
3 19 (3.08%) Visual Studio
4 14 (2.27%) Maven
5 11 (1.79%) JUnit
5 11 (1.79%) LabVIEW
6 8 (1.30%) Cucumber
6 8 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
6 8 (1.30%) Selenium
6 8 (1.30%) Subversion
7 7 (1.14%) WebDriver
8 6 (0.97%) webpack
9 5 (0.81%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.81%) Mockito
9 5 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.65%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (0.65%) SoapUI
General
1 398 (64.61%) Telecoms
2 395 (64.12%) Manufacturing
3 394 (63.96%) Marketing
4 393 (63.80%) Finance
5 19 (3.08%) Retail
6 16 (2.60%) Automotive
7 10 (1.62%) Military
8 9 (1.46%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.14%) Advertising
9 7 (1.14%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.97%) Banking
11 4 (0.65%) Avionics
11 4 (0.65%) Billing
11 4 (0.65%) German Language
12 3 (0.49%) Back Office
12 3 (0.49%) Games
12 3 (0.49%) Legal
12 3 (0.49%) Publishing
13 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 163 (26.46%) Developer
2 85 (13.80%) Analyst
3 45 (7.31%) Electronics Engineer
4 43 (6.98%) Java Developer
5 36 (5.84%) Software Engineer
6 33 (5.36%) Architect
7 31 (5.03%) Consultant
8 30 (4.87%) Business Analyst
9 26 (4.22%) Software Developer
10 25 (4.06%) .NET Developer
10 25 (4.06%) Embedded Engineer
11 23 (3.73%) Project Manager
11 23 (3.73%) Senior Developer
12 21 (3.41%) Design Engineer
13 20 (3.25%) Hardware Engineer
14 19 (3.08%) C# Developer
14 19 (3.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 18 (2.92%) C# .NET Developer
15 18 (2.92%) Data Analyst
16 17 (2.76%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (11.20%) HTML
2 68 (11.04%) CSS
3 57 (9.25%) .NET
4 48 (7.79%) SOAP
5 46 (7.47%) Web Services
6 36 (5.84%) AngularJS
7 31 (5.03%) Spring
8 30 (4.87%) REST
9 29 (4.71%) J2EE
10 28 (4.55%) XML
11 27 (4.38%) JSON
11 27 (4.38%) RESTful
12 26 (4.22%) JMS
12 26 (4.22%) jQuery
13 22 (3.57%) HTML5
13 22 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (3.41%) ASP.NET
15 17 (2.76%) Apache Camel
15 17 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (2.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 17 (2.76%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (2.11%) User Experience
5 12 (1.95%) Device Driver
5 12 (1.95%) NHS
6 11 (1.79%) Internet of Things
7 10 (1.62%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.62%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.46%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.30%) Physics
10 7 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (0.97%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.97%) Statistics
11 6 (0.97%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (0.81%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.81%) FMCG
12 5 (0.81%) Raspberry Pi
12 5 (0.81%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 82 (13.31%) Linux
2 56 (9.09%) Windows
3 23 (3.73%) Unix
4 20 (3.25%) Android
5 19 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.76%) Windows Server
7 16 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (2.11%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.14%) CentOS
11 6 (0.97%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.97%) Fedora
12 5 (0.81%) VxWorks
12 5 (0.81%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.65%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.32%) Nucleus RTOS
15 2 (0.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (62.18%) Business Intelligence
2 381 (61.85%) Digital Marketing
2 381 (61.85%) Programme Management
3 169 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (13.80%) Scrum
5 60 (9.74%) Software Engineering
6 56 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (9.09%) TDD
7 51 (8.28%) MVC
8 43 (6.98%) Migration
9 37 (6.01%) OO
10 35 (5.68%) Project Management
11 34 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 32 (5.19%) E-Commerce
13 30 (4.87%) SOA
14 27 (4.38%) Analytics
15 26 (4.22%) Waterfall
16 25 (4.06%) ITIL
17 24 (3.90%) DevOps
17 24 (3.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (15.26%) Java
2 75 (12.18%) SQL
3 65 (10.55%) JavaScript
4 51 (8.28%) C
5 48 (7.79%) C#
6 44 (7.14%) C++
7 35 (5.68%) Python
8 25 (4.06%) PHP
9 19 (3.08%) Embedded C
10 17 (2.76%) Assembly Language
11 16 (2.60%) Bash Shell
11 16 (2.60%) Ruby
12 12 (1.95%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.95%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.79%) MATLAB
13 11 (1.79%) R
14 8 (1.30%) Perl
14 8 (1.30%) VBA
15 6 (0.97%) Embedded C++
15 6 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (11.20%) Degree
2 61 (9.90%) Security Cleared
3 36 (5.84%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.11%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.79%) HND
6 7 (1.14%) ISEB
7 5 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.65%) HNC
8 4 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.49%) CCNP
10 2 (0.32%) CCDP
10 2 (0.32%) CCSA
10 2 (0.32%) CCSE
10 2 (0.32%) CISSP
10 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.32%) MBA
10 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.57%) QA
2 7 (1.14%) DO-178B
2 7 (1.14%) SLA
3 6 (0.97%) MISRA
4 5 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.81%) ISO26262
4 5 (0.81%) JTAG
5 4 (0.65%) IEC 61508
5 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.49%) HL7
6 3 (0.49%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.49%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.32%) COBIT
7 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.16%) DO-160
8 1 (0.16%) DO-254
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.16%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.25%) Firmware
3 16 (2.60%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.30%) Docker
5 3 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.49%) vSphere
5 3 (0.49%) Xen
6 2 (0.32%) HDFS
6 2 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.32%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.16%) KVM
7 1 (0.16%) vCloud
7 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (2.11%) Puppet
2 10 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.14%) AirWatch
4 5 (0.81%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.81%) WSUS
4 5 (0.81%) Zenoss
5 4 (0.65%) QRadar
6 3 (0.49%) Ansible
6 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.49%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.49%) Nagios
6 3 (0.49%) RSA Archer
6 3 (0.49%) SCCM
7 2 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 385 (62.50%) SAP
2 60 (9.74%) Microsoft
2 60 (9.74%) Oracle
3 27 (4.38%) VMware
4 23 (3.73%) Red Hat
5 20 (3.25%) EMC
6 15 (2.44%) Cisco
7 14 (2.27%) HP
7 14 (2.27%) WSO2
8 9 (1.46%) Tableau
9 7 (1.14%) Adobe
9 7 (1.14%) BMC
9 7 (1.14%) Citrix
9 7 (1.14%) Google
9 7 (1.14%) hybris
9 7 (1.14%) MobileIron
10 5 (0.81%) Mapinfo
10 5 (0.81%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.81%) Symantec
11 4 (0.65%) Mentor Graphics
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