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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 351 354 399
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +45
Contract jobs citing Electronics 332 320 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.57% 0.42%
As % of the General category 1.60% 1.48% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 147 114
Median daily rate £400 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 50
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.70 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +9.72%

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
20755 21618 21191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.34% 38.71% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13711 13365 13196
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 542 575
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.35 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.85% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.53 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.00%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 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
England +4 323 £400 +11.11% 306
London +50 107 £500 +37.93% 64
South East -13 87 £375 +7.14% 62
South West +1 54 £375 - 65
Buckinghamshire +22 22 £385 +16.66% 10
Bristol 0 21 £325 -7.14% 24
North West -6 21 £331 -7.34% 23
East of England +7 20 £425 +37.65% 45
Milton Keynes +21 19 £385 +16.66% 7
Yorkshire +6 18 £293 +17.00% 18
Gloucestershire +7 16 £375 -7.40% 22
Berkshire -8 16 £388 +10.71% 15
Hampshire +3 13 £375 - 16
Cambridgeshire +3 13 £425 +46.55% 30
Surrey -3 13 £185 - 9
East Sussex +12 12 - - 3
Brighton +13 11 - - 2
West Yorkshire +9 11 £293 - 11
Somerset +17 9 £350 +14.56% 14
Leeds +1 9 £293 - 7
Lewes - 9 - -
Manchester -6 8 £300 -18.91% 13
City of London +37 7 £525 +29.15% 4
Cambridge -7 7 £525 +81.03% 24
West Midlands -31 7 £375 +30.43% 13
Basingstoke - 7 £300 - 6
Bath - 7 £339 - 11
East Midlands +9 6 £655 +37.89% 10
Essex +4 5 - - 7
Oxfordshire +3 4 - - 5

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 with a requirement for Electronics.

1 447 (67.02%) Telecoms
2 439 (65.82%) Manufacturing
3 433 (64.92%) Finance
4 432 (64.77%) Marketing
5 426 (63.87%) Programme Management
6 424 (63.57%) Digital Marketing
7 423 (63.42%) Business Intelligence
8 422 (63.27%) SAP
9 421 (63.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 173 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
11 131 (19.64%) Java
12 84 (12.59%) SQL
13 79 (11.84%) Linux
14 78 (11.69%) Scrum
14 78 (11.69%) Degree
15 76 (11.39%) Software Engineering
16 66 (9.90%) JavaScript
17 64 (9.60%) HTML
18 60 (9.00%) C
18 60 (9.00%) Project Management
19 57 (8.55%) Oracle
20 54 (8.10%) Windows
20 54 (8.10%) CSS
21 51 (7.65%) Microsoft
22 49 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
23 45 (6.75%) C++
23 45 (6.75%) Spring
23 45 (6.75%) TDD
23 45 (6.75%) Security Cleared
24 42 (6.30%) .NET

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 25 (3.75%) Confluence
2 24 (3.60%) Apache
3 18 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.95%) JBoss
4 13 (1.95%) Mule
4 13 (1.95%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.65%) CMS
5 11 (1.65%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.20%) Mule ESB
6 8 (1.20%) Node.js
6 8 (1.20%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.05%) Drupal
7 7 (1.05%) IIS
7 7 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (0.90%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.90%) EPiServer CMS
9 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.60%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.45%) MS Office
3 14 (2.10%) Photoshop
4 13 (1.95%) Fireworks
5 11 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (1.05%) Simulink
8 6 (0.90%) MS Project
9 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.30%) Doxygen
10 2 (0.30%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 2 (0.30%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.15%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.15%) Revit
11 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 421 (63.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.80%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.60%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.45%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.30%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.30%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.15%) Lorenzo
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.65%) Office 365
3 8 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (1.20%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.60%) AdWords
6 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.45%) IaaS
7 3 (0.45%) SaaS
8 2 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.30%) GitHub
8 2 (0.30%) PaaS
9 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.15%) CheetahMail
9 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.15%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 17 (2.55%) Internet
2 17 (2.55%) Wireless
3 16 (2.40%) DNS
4 15 (2.25%) WAN
5 13 (1.95%) VPN
6 12 (1.80%) LAN
6 12 (1.80%) MPLS
7 10 (1.50%) DHCP
7 10 (1.50%) Firewall
8 9 (1.35%) BGP
8 9 (1.35%) Bluetooth
8 9 (1.35%) IPv6
8 9 (1.35%) OSPF
9 7 (1.05%) 3G
9 7 (1.05%) HTTP
9 7 (1.05%) SAN
10 6 (0.90%) IPv4
10 6 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.75%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.25%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.90%) Oracle Database
3 22 (3.30%) MySQL
4 20 (3.00%) Big Data
5 13 (1.95%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (1.50%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.20%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.90%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.90%) Neo4j
9 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.75%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.60%) Electronic Patient Records
11 4 (0.60%) SAP BI
11 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.45%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (6.30%) JIRA
2 25 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 23 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 21 (3.15%) Subversion
5 18 (2.70%) Selenium
6 17 (2.55%) Eclipse
6 17 (2.55%) JUnit
7 15 (2.25%) Maven
8 13 (1.95%) Visual Studio
9 12 (1.80%) Rational DOORS
10 10 (1.50%) Gradle
11 9 (1.35%) LabVIEW
12 8 (1.20%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.05%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.90%) Ant
15 5 (0.75%) GCC
15 5 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
15 5 (0.75%) Mockito
16 4 (0.60%) Android Studio
16 4 (0.60%) PhantomJS
General
1 447 (67.02%) Telecoms
2 439 (65.82%) Manufacturing
3 433 (64.92%) Finance
4 432 (64.77%) Marketing
5 33 (4.95%) Retail
6 24 (3.60%) Aerospace
7 11 (1.65%) Banking
8 10 (1.50%) Automotive
8 10 (1.50%) Avionics
8 10 (1.50%) Games
9 5 (0.75%) Legal
10 4 (0.60%) Front Office
10 4 (0.60%) Military
11 3 (0.45%) Danish Language
12 2 (0.30%) Back Office
12 2 (0.30%) Billing
12 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.30%) German Language
12 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 179 (26.84%) Developer
2 98 (14.69%) Analyst
3 60 (9.00%) Software Engineer
4 52 (7.80%) Java Developer
5 47 (7.05%) Senior Developer
6 44 (6.60%) Business Analyst
7 38 (5.70%) Project Manager
8 35 (5.25%) Electronics Engineer
9 33 (4.95%) Architect
10 31 (4.65%) Embedded Engineer
11 29 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 24 (3.60%) Software Developer
13 19 (2.85%) Test Engineer
13 19 (2.85%) Tester
14 18 (2.70%) Design Engineer
14 18 (2.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 18 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (2.55%) Consultant
15 17 (2.55%) Test Analyst
16 15 (2.25%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (9.60%) HTML
2 54 (8.10%) CSS
3 45 (6.75%) Spring
4 42 (6.30%) .NET
5 39 (5.85%) Web Services
6 34 (5.10%) jQuery
7 31 (4.65%) J2EE
8 29 (4.35%) XML
9 27 (4.05%) Hibernate
10 25 (3.75%) SOAP
11 23 (3.45%) AngularJS
12 21 (3.15%) RESTful
13 20 (3.00%) JMS
14 19 (2.85%) HTML5
15 18 (2.70%) Ajax
16 16 (2.40%) .NET Framework
16 16 (2.40%) CSS3
16 16 (2.40%) Spring MVC
17 12 (1.80%) JSON
17 12 (1.80%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 28 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.75%) User Experience
4 23 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 21 (3.15%) Embedded Systems
6 19 (2.85%) Data Centre
6 19 (2.85%) Physics
7 15 (2.25%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.65%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.35%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.35%) Data Integration
9 9 (1.35%) NHS
10 7 (1.05%) Internet of Things
10 7 (1.05%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.90%) Reference Data
11 6 (0.90%) VHDL
12 5 (0.75%) Robotics
12 5 (0.75%) Social Media
13 4 (0.60%) Economics
13 4 (0.60%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 79 (11.84%) Linux
2 54 (8.10%) Windows
3 31 (4.65%) Unix
4 23 (3.45%) Android
5 17 (2.55%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.35%) Solaris
8 8 (1.20%) CentOS
8 8 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.90%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.60%) Fedora
11 4 (0.60%) VxWorks
11 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.45%) AIX
13 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (63.87%) Programme Management
2 424 (63.57%) Digital Marketing
3 423 (63.42%) Business Intelligence
4 173 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (11.69%) Scrum
6 76 (11.39%) Software Engineering
7 60 (9.00%) Project Management
8 49 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 45 (6.75%) TDD
10 42 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (6.15%) Migration
12 40 (6.00%) E-Commerce
13 33 (4.95%) MVC
13 33 (4.95%) OO
14 31 (4.65%) SDLC
15 30 (4.50%) PRINCE2
16 28 (4.20%) Analytics
16 28 (4.20%) ITIL
17 25 (3.75%) SOA
18 23 (3.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 131 (19.64%) Java
2 84 (12.59%) SQL
3 66 (9.90%) JavaScript
4 60 (9.00%) C
5 45 (6.75%) C++
6 32 (4.80%) Python
7 31 (4.65%) C#
8 22 (3.30%) Embedded C
9 21 (3.15%) Ruby
10 19 (2.85%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.25%) Assembly Language
12 14 (2.10%) MATLAB
13 12 (1.80%) Perl
14 11 (1.65%) PHP
15 6 (0.90%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.90%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.75%) R
16 5 (0.75%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.60%) Tcl
17 4 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (11.69%) Degree
2 45 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 37 (5.55%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (1.50%) ISEB
6 8 (1.20%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.75%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.75%) HND
10 4 (0.60%) APMP
10 4 (0.60%) HNC
10 4 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.45%) CCIE
11 3 (0.45%) CCNA
11 3 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.30%) CCNP
12 2 (0.30%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.55%) QA
2 10 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.05%) MISRA
4 6 (0.90%) IEC 61508
5 5 (0.75%) MISRA C
5 5 (0.75%) SLA
6 4 (0.60%) AIFMD
6 4 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.60%) MiFID
6 4 (0.60%) UCITS
7 3 (0.45%) JTAG
8 2 (0.30%) COSHH
8 2 (0.30%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.30%) DO-254
8 2 (0.30%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.15%) COBIT
9 1 (0.15%) HL7
9 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.00%) Firmware
3 15 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.80%) Docker
5 9 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.20%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.45%) vSphere
8 2 (0.30%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.15%) KVM
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.15%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (1.95%) Puppet
2 10 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.50%) SCCM
3 6 (0.90%) SCOM
3 6 (0.90%) Terraform
4 5 (0.75%) Packer
5 4 (0.60%) Nagios
6 2 (0.30%) FreeIPA
6 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.30%) Icinga
6 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.30%) Mesos
6 2 (0.30%) SELinux
6 2 (0.30%) ThinApp
6 2 (0.30%) vRealize
7 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.15%) Ansible
7 1 (0.15%) Kibana
7 1 (0.15%) logstash
7 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 422 (63.27%) SAP
2 57 (8.55%) Oracle
3 51 (7.65%) Microsoft
4 30 (4.50%) VMware
5 23 (3.45%) EMC
6 22 (3.30%) Cisco
7 17 (2.55%) hybris
8 13 (1.95%) HP
9 12 (1.80%) Google
10 11 (1.65%) IBM
10 11 (1.65%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.35%) Citrix
12 8 (1.20%) WSO2
13 7 (1.05%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.90%) ATG
14 6 (0.90%) EPiServer
14 6 (0.90%) NetApp
14 6 (0.90%) Perforce
14 6 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.90%) Tableau
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