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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronics
UK
Rank 263 338 363
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +25
Contract jobs citing Electronics 374 322 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.63% 0.52%
As % of the General category 2.31% 1.63% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 228 137
Median daily rate £425 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 67
Median hourly rate £37.00 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £26.50 £28.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.47% +21.42%

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
16176 19741 19714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.74% 38.85% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10617 12549 12763
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £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 407 520 454
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.33 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 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
England +41 353 £425 +13.33% 285
London +28 113 £456 +14.06% 54
South West +28 79 £375 +1.01% 66
South East -12 59 £400 +14.28% 58
East of England +18 34 £463 +25.42% 47
Bristol +2 30 £355 -2.73% 21
West Midlands +22 28 £313 -28.16% 12
Berkshire +12 22 £425 - 14
North West +29 21 £528 +59.84% 19
Gloucestershire +21 21 £415 -1.19% 19
Manchester +26 18 £530 +61.83% 14
Essex +14 18 £475 +154.01% 4
Yorkshire +19 15 £413 +17.92% 14
Cambridge +15 14 £288 +9.52% 32
Cambridgeshire +13 14 £288 +9.52% 36
Birmingham +4 12 £306 -29.59% 5
Wiltshire +10 11 £275 -26.66% 8
Warwickshire - 11 £438 - 3
Sheffield - 10 £438 - 4
South Yorkshire - 10 £438 - 5
Hampshire +6 9 £450 -1.09% 11
Buckinghamshire +5 9 £203 -34.93% 6
Somerset +4 9 £375 +2.73% 9
Bracknell -5 9 £463 +54.16% 6
City of London -20 8 £438 +12.90% 5
Atherstone - 8 £438 -
Wales - 8 £513 - 1
Bath +1 7 £324 -10.68% 6
Andover - 6 £425 -
South Wales - 6 £513 -

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 with a requirement for Electronics.

1 478 (71.77%) Telecoms
2 458 (68.77%) Manufacturing
3 447 (67.12%) Finance
4 440 (66.07%) Marketing
5 436 (65.47%) SAP
6 433 (65.02%) Business Intelligence
6 433 (65.02%) Programme Management
6 433 (65.02%) Digital Marketing
7 432 (64.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 257 (38.59%) Agile Software Development
9 127 (19.07%) Java
10 122 (18.32%) Security Cleared
11 108 (16.22%) Scrum
12 105 (15.77%) SC Cleared
13 87 (13.06%) JavaScript
14 78 (11.71%) SQL
15 75 (11.26%) Linux
15 75 (11.26%) TDD
15 75 (11.26%) Degree
16 74 (11.11%) HTML
17 73 (10.96%) Python
18 69 (10.36%) CSS
18 69 (10.36%) Microsoft
19 67 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
20 64 (9.61%) C#
21 63 (9.46%) Oracle
22 61 (9.16%) JSON
23 59 (8.86%) .NET
24 57 (8.56%) SOAP
24 57 (8.56%) Amazon AWS

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 26 (3.90%) Mule
2 23 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 21 (3.15%) Oracle Service Bus
4 19 (2.85%) Apache
5 18 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 15 (2.25%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.65%) MS Exchange
8 10 (1.50%) IIS
9 9 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (1.35%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.05%) Confluence
11 6 (0.90%) Mule ESB
11 6 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.90%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.30%) MS Office
3 16 (2.40%) MS Project
4 9 (1.35%) Simulink
5 8 (1.20%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.75%) TargetLink
8 4 (0.60%) Stateflow
9 3 (0.45%) OrCAD
9 3 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.15%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.15%) InVision
10 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.15%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 432 (64.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.45%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.45%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.30%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.30%) SAP LE
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 57 (8.56%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.95%) PaaS
4 9 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (1.05%) IaaS
7 6 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.90%) Office 365
7 6 (0.90%) SaaS
8 5 (0.75%) Datadog
9 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.60%) Heroku
10 3 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.15%) GitHub
12 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.65%) HTTP
2 27 (4.05%) TCP/IP
3 24 (3.60%) Internet
4 17 (2.55%) DNS
5 16 (2.40%) Wireless
6 15 (2.25%) FTP
6 15 (2.25%) Network Security
7 12 (1.80%) Firewall
7 12 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (1.65%) LAN
8 11 (1.65%) SMTP
9 10 (1.50%) SSL
10 8 (1.20%) DHCP
10 8 (1.20%) Ethernet
10 8 (1.20%) SAN
10 8 (1.20%) WAN
11 7 (1.05%) Bluetooth
11 7 (1.05%) MPLS
11 7 (1.05%) Structured Cabling
11 7 (1.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.75%) Oracle Database
3 22 (3.30%) Hadoop
3 22 (3.30%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (2.85%) Big Data
6 18 (2.70%) MySQL
7 13 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (1.65%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.05%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.05%) Redis
11 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.75%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.75%) Electronic Patient Records
12 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 43 (6.46%) Git (software)
2 39 (5.86%) Jenkins
3 36 (5.41%) Maven
4 20 (3.00%) JIRA
4 20 (3.00%) Selenium
5 19 (2.85%) Cucumber
5 19 (2.85%) Visual Studio
6 15 (2.25%) SoapUI
7 11 (1.65%) Subversion
7 11 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.50%) WebDriver
9 8 (1.20%) JUnit
9 8 (1.20%) LabVIEW
10 6 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.75%) Bazaar
11 5 (0.75%) Mercurial
11 5 (0.75%) webpack
12 4 (0.60%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 478 (71.77%) Telecoms
2 458 (68.77%) Manufacturing
3 447 (67.12%) Finance
4 440 (66.07%) Marketing
5 15 (2.25%) Automotive
6 14 (2.10%) Retail
7 9 (1.35%) Games
8 8 (1.20%) Advertising
8 8 (1.20%) Banking
8 8 (1.20%) Legal
9 6 (0.90%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.90%) German Language
10 5 (0.75%) French Language
11 3 (0.45%) Law
11 3 (0.45%) Military
12 2 (0.30%) Billing
12 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 193 (28.98%) Developer
2 56 (8.41%) Analyst
3 49 (7.36%) Java Developer
4 38 (5.71%) Consultant
5 36 (5.41%) Architect
6 32 (4.80%) .NET Developer
7 31 (4.65%) Business Analyst
8 28 (4.20%) Software Engineer
9 27 (4.05%) Software Developer
10 26 (3.90%) Electronics Engineer
11 25 (3.75%) Agile Developer
11 25 (3.75%) C# Developer
12 23 (3.45%) Design Engineer
12 23 (3.45%) Designer
13 22 (3.30%) C# .NET Developer
14 21 (3.15%) ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (3.15%) Tester
15 19 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 19 (2.85%) Project Manager
16 17 (2.55%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (11.11%) HTML
2 69 (10.36%) CSS
3 61 (9.16%) JSON
4 59 (8.86%) .NET
5 57 (8.56%) SOAP
6 51 (7.66%) Web Services
7 49 (7.36%) AngularJS
8 45 (6.76%) REST
9 34 (5.11%) XML
10 32 (4.80%) Middleware
11 31 (4.65%) jQuery
12 30 (4.50%) Apache Camel
12 30 (4.50%) RESTful
13 28 (4.20%) Swagger
13 28 (4.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 27 (4.05%) ASP.NET
15 26 (3.90%) XSLT
16 24 (3.60%) HTML5
17 22 (3.30%) WireMock
18 21 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.35%) User Experience
2 25 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.00%) Data Centre
4 18 (2.70%) NHS
5 14 (2.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 12 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (1.65%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.35%) Internet of Things
8 9 (1.35%) VHDL
9 7 (1.05%) CCTV
10 6 (0.90%) e-Learning
10 6 (0.90%) Over-the-Top Content
10 6 (0.90%) STB
11 5 (0.75%) Device Driver
11 5 (0.75%) FMCG
11 5 (0.75%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.75%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 75 (11.26%) Linux
2 56 (8.41%) Windows
3 21 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (2.85%) Android
5 18 (2.70%) Unix
6 16 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.80%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.90%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.75%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.75%) CentOS
12 4 (0.60%) VxWorks
12 4 (0.60%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.45%) Fedora
13 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.45%) Tizen
13 3 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (65.02%) Business Intelligence
1 433 (65.02%) Digital Marketing
1 433 (65.02%) Programme Management
2 257 (38.59%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (16.22%) Scrum
4 75 (11.26%) TDD
5 67 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (7.66%) Software Engineering
7 46 (6.91%) MVC
8 44 (6.61%) DevOps
8 44 (6.61%) SOA
9 43 (6.46%) Project Management
10 36 (5.41%) BDD
10 36 (5.41%) Configuration Management
11 33 (4.95%) Open Source
12 31 (4.65%) Migration
13 30 (4.50%) OO
14 29 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
15 28 (4.20%) Business Analysis
16 27 (4.05%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 127 (19.07%) Java
2 87 (13.06%) JavaScript
3 78 (11.71%) SQL
4 73 (10.96%) Python
5 64 (9.61%) C#
6 50 (7.51%) C
7 44 (6.61%) C++
8 26 (3.90%) XPath
9 25 (3.75%) Ruby
10 24 (3.60%) PHP
11 19 (2.85%) Bash Shell
11 19 (2.85%) Embedded C
12 14 (2.10%) MATLAB
13 11 (1.65%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.50%) Go
14 10 (1.50%) Perl
15 9 (1.35%) Embedded C++
15 9 (1.35%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.35%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 122 (18.32%) Security Cleared
2 105 (15.77%) SC Cleared
3 75 (11.26%) Degree
4 12 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.05%) CCNA
6 7 (1.05%) ISEB
7 6 (0.90%) CCNP
7 6 (0.90%) HND
8 5 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.60%) HNC
9 4 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.60%) PhD
10 3 (0.45%) CCIE
10 3 (0.45%) CCIP
10 3 (0.45%) CISSP
10 3 (0.45%) MBA
11 2 (0.30%) CCDA
11 2 (0.30%) CCDP
11 2 (0.30%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.75%) QA
2 13 (1.95%) SLA
3 8 (1.20%) ISO26262
4 6 (0.90%) JTAG
5 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.60%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.45%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.30%) GDPR
7 2 (0.30%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.30%) MISRA
7 2 (0.30%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.15%) Basel II
8 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.15%) DO-254
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.15%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 33 (4.95%) Firmware
2 28 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.15%) Docker
4 19 (2.85%) Active Directory
5 10 (1.50%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.90%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.45%) SRDF
9 2 (0.30%) HDFS
9 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.30%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.30%) vSphere
9 2 (0.30%) Xen
9 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.30%) XenServer
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (3.75%) Ansible
2 17 (2.55%) Puppet
3 11 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.05%) Kibana
4 7 (1.05%) NetBackup
4 7 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.05%) Terraform
5 6 (0.90%) logstash
5 6 (0.90%) Nagios
5 6 (0.90%) Salt
5 6 (0.90%) WSUS
6 5 (0.75%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.75%) SCCM
7 3 (0.45%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.30%) Graphite
8 2 (0.30%) Packer
8 2 (0.30%) Rancher
8 2 (0.30%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 436 (65.47%) SAP
2 69 (10.36%) Microsoft
3 63 (9.46%) Oracle
4 37 (5.56%) VMware
5 23 (3.45%) WSO2
6 22 (3.30%) Red Hat
7 21 (3.15%) HP
8 19 (2.85%) Cisco
9 14 (2.10%) EMC
10 11 (1.65%) Symantec
11 10 (1.50%) IBM
12 9 (1.35%) Adobe
12 9 (1.35%) Google
13 7 (1.05%) Veritas
14 6 (0.90%) ServiceNow
15 5 (0.75%) Dell
15 5 (0.75%) MobileIron
15 5 (0.75%) Zend
16 4 (0.60%) Mapinfo
16 4 (0.60%) Tableau
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