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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronics
UK
Rank 254 339 359
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +20
Contract jobs citing Electronics 395 307 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.59% 0.54%
As % of the General category 2.39% 1.53% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 226 143
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 41 49
Median hourly rate £34.75 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £28.00 £27.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +19.71%

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
16541 20005 20243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.12% 38.59% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10833 12881 12796
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 514 440
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +39.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +86 377 £425 +13.33% 305
London +50 122 £475 +18.75% 76
South West +37 83 £375 - 62
South East -6 66 £375 +9.48% 58
East of England +23 35 £450 +5.88% 46
West Midlands +27 25 £313 -28.16% 4
Gloucestershire +19 23 £415 -1.19% 18
Bristol +6 21 £350 -6.66% 22
Cambridge +24 19 £388 -17.33% 29
Cambridgeshire +14 19 £388 -8.82% 34
Yorkshire +25 18 £450 +47.42% 21
Surrey +6 18 £363 +45.00% 7
North West +28 17 £550 +66.66% 17
Essex +8 16 £469 +150.66% 6
Hampshire +13 15 £445 -6.31% 20
Wiltshire +11 14 £275 -33.33% 7
Buckinghamshire +6 14 £205 -30.50% 7
Manchester +12 12 £550 +62.96% 13
Warwickshire - 12 £438 -
Birmingham +4 11 £300 -31.03% 2
South Yorkshire +9 10 £488 +116.66% 12
Berkshire -2 10 £400 +16.78% 10
City of London -4 10 £444 +20.74% 2
Sheffield - 10 £488 - 10
West Yorkshire +11 8 £375 +22.85% 6
Somerset 0 8 £375 +5.63% 5
Atherstone - 8 £438 -
Leeds +10 7 £375 +22.85% 4
East Midlands +6 6 £575 - 9
Bath -1 6 £273 -23.23% 4

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 521 (72.97%) Telecoms
2 492 (68.91%) Manufacturing
3 476 (66.67%) Finance
4 473 (66.25%) Marketing
5 469 (65.69%) Digital Marketing
6 467 (65.41%) SAP
6 467 (65.41%) Business Intelligence
7 466 (65.27%) Programme Management
8 465 (65.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 283 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
10 150 (21.01%) Security Cleared
11 130 (18.21%) Java
12 126 (17.65%) SC Cleared
13 101 (14.15%) Scrum
14 93 (13.03%) Degree
15 87 (12.18%) JavaScript
16 86 (12.04%) SQL
16 86 (12.04%) Python
17 85 (11.90%) Linux
18 75 (10.50%) TDD
19 73 (10.22%) Oracle
20 72 (10.08%) HTML
21 69 (9.66%) JSON
22 68 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
23 65 (9.10%) C#
23 65 (9.10%) CSS
23 65 (9.10%) Microsoft
24 63 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
25 60 (8.40%) .NET
26 59 (8.26%) C

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 36 (5.04%) Mule
2 27 (3.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 25 (3.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 21 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.24%) Apache
6 14 (1.96%) Apache Spark
7 13 (1.82%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.68%) Mule ESB
9 11 (1.54%) IIS
9 11 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (0.98%) Confluence
11 7 (0.98%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.70%) CMS
12 5 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.42%) Skype for Business
15 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.66%) MS Project
3 18 (2.52%) MS Office
4 9 (1.26%) Simulink
5 8 (1.12%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.70%) TargetLink
7 4 (0.56%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.56%) Stateflow
8 3 (0.42%) OrCAD
8 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.14%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.14%) CATIA
10 1 (0.14%) InVision
10 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.14%) Solid Edge
10 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 465 (65.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.14%) Primavera
5 1 (0.14%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.14%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.14%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 68 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.24%) PaaS
4 15 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (1.12%) IaaS
7 7 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.98%) Office 365
8 6 (0.84%) SaaS
9 5 (0.70%) Datadog
10 4 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.42%) Heroku
12 2 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.14%) Bluemix
13 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.64%) HTTP
2 22 (3.08%) Internet
3 20 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 15 (2.10%) Firewall
4 15 (2.10%) Network Security
5 14 (1.96%) DNS
5 14 (1.96%) FTP
5 14 (1.96%) Wireless
6 11 (1.54%) Bluetooth
7 10 (1.40%) SSL
7 10 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (1.12%) Ethernet
8 8 (1.12%) MPLS
8 8 (1.12%) SAN
8 8 (1.12%) VLAN
8 8 (1.12%) WLAN
9 7 (0.98%) BGP
9 7 (0.98%) LAN
9 7 (0.98%) OSPF
9 7 (0.98%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.18%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 23 (3.22%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.52%) Hadoop
5 17 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (2.24%) MySQL
7 15 (2.10%) Big Data
8 14 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.54%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (0.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (0.70%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.70%) Redis
12 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 48 (6.72%) Git (software)
2 42 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 42 (5.88%) Maven
3 25 (3.50%) JIRA
3 25 (3.50%) Selenium
4 21 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 19 (2.66%) Visual Studio
6 18 (2.52%) SoapUI
7 13 (1.82%) Subversion
7 13 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (1.54%) WebDriver
9 9 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
10 8 (1.12%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.12%) JUnit
11 7 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (0.98%) Jasmine
11 7 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
12 6 (0.84%) LabVIEW
13 5 (0.70%) Mercurial
13 5 (0.70%) TeamCity
General
1 521 (72.97%) Telecoms
2 492 (68.91%) Manufacturing
3 476 (66.67%) Finance
4 473 (66.25%) Marketing
5 14 (1.96%) Automotive
6 12 (1.68%) Retail
7 10 (1.40%) Games
8 8 (1.12%) Banking
8 8 (1.12%) Legal
9 7 (0.98%) Aerospace
9 7 (0.98%) German Language
10 5 (0.70%) Advertising
10 5 (0.70%) French Language
11 4 (0.56%) Publishing
12 3 (0.42%) Law
12 3 (0.42%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.28%) Billing
13 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.28%) Military
13 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 205 (28.71%) Developer
2 54 (7.56%) Java Developer
3 47 (6.58%) Analyst
4 42 (5.88%) Architect
5 41 (5.74%) Consultant
6 35 (4.90%) Electronics Engineer
7 30 (4.20%) .NET Developer
8 28 (3.92%) Business Analyst
9 25 (3.50%) Software Developer
9 25 (3.50%) Software Engineer
10 24 (3.36%) Agile Developer
10 24 (3.36%) Design Engineer
10 24 (3.36%) Tester
11 23 (3.22%) C# Developer
11 23 (3.22%) Designer
12 22 (3.08%) Project Manager
13 20 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (2.66%) SOA Developer
15 18 (2.52%) Angular Developer
15 18 (2.52%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (10.08%) HTML
2 69 (9.66%) JSON
3 65 (9.10%) CSS
4 60 (8.40%) .NET
5 54 (7.56%) SOAP
6 51 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 50 (7.00%) Web Services
8 46 (6.44%) XML
9 42 (5.88%) Apache Camel
10 39 (5.46%) REST
11 36 (5.04%) Middleware
12 33 (4.62%) Swagger
13 31 (4.34%) XSLT
14 29 (4.06%) jQuery
15 28 (3.92%) RESTful
15 28 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 27 (3.78%) WireMock
17 26 (3.64%) ASP.NET
18 25 (3.50%) HTML5
19 22 (3.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.76%) User Experience
2 30 (4.20%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 19 (2.66%) Data Centre
5 19 (2.66%) NHS
6 18 (2.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 11 (1.54%) VHDL
8 9 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.12%) CCTV
10 6 (0.84%) Internet of Things
10 6 (0.84%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.84%) Over-the-Top Content
10 6 (0.84%) STB
10 6 (0.84%) Video on Demand
11 5 (0.70%) CESG
11 5 (0.70%) Clustering
11 5 (0.70%) e-Learning
11 5 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 85 (11.90%) Linux
2 57 (7.98%) Windows
3 22 (3.08%) Android
3 22 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (2.52%) Unix
5 13 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.40%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (0.84%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.70%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.56%) CentOS
10 4 (0.56%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 4 (0.56%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.42%) Tizen
11 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (65.69%) Digital Marketing
2 467 (65.41%) Business Intelligence
3 466 (65.27%) Programme Management
4 283 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (14.15%) Scrum
6 75 (10.50%) TDD
7 63 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (7.28%) Project Management
8 52 (7.28%) Software Engineering
9 47 (6.58%) SOA
10 46 (6.44%) DevOps
11 44 (6.16%) MVC
12 37 (5.18%) Configuration Management
13 36 (5.04%) BDD
14 35 (4.90%) Open Source
15 31 (4.34%) Continuous Delivery
15 31 (4.34%) Migration
16 27 (3.78%) OO
17 26 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
18 25 (3.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 130 (18.21%) Java
2 87 (12.18%) JavaScript
3 86 (12.04%) Python
3 86 (12.04%) SQL
4 65 (9.10%) C#
5 59 (8.26%) C
6 47 (6.58%) C++
7 31 (4.34%) XPath
8 27 (3.78%) Embedded C
9 23 (3.22%) Ruby
10 18 (2.52%) PHP
11 16 (2.24%) Bash Shell
12 14 (1.96%) MATLAB
13 12 (1.68%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.54%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.40%) Go
16 9 (1.26%) Embedded C++
17 8 (1.12%) Perl
17 8 (1.12%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.84%) F#
Qualifications
1 150 (21.01%) Security Cleared
2 126 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 93 (13.03%) Degree
4 17 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.26%) CCNA
7 8 (1.12%) ISEB
8 7 (0.98%) CCNP
9 6 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.56%) CCIP
10 4 (0.56%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.56%) PhD
11 3 (0.42%) CCIE
11 3 (0.42%) CISSP
11 3 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.28%) CREST Certified
12 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.28%) HNC
12 2 (0.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.20%) QA
2 17 (2.38%) SLA
3 6 (0.84%) ISO26262
4 5 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.70%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.56%) JTAG
6 3 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.28%) GDPR
7 2 (0.28%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.14%) Basel II
8 1 (0.14%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.14%) DO-254
8 1 (0.14%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.14%) IFRS
8 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.14%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 35 (4.90%) Firmware
2 22 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.80%) Docker
4 17 (2.38%) Active Directory
5 10 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.84%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.42%) SRDF
9 3 (0.42%) vSphere
10 2 (0.28%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.28%) vCloud
10 2 (0.28%) Xen
10 2 (0.28%) XenApp
10 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.28%) XenServer
11 1 (0.14%) HDFS
11 1 (0.14%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 26 (3.64%) Ansible
2 16 (2.24%) Puppet
3 10 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.26%) Terraform
5 7 (0.98%) Kibana
6 6 (0.84%) logstash
6 6 (0.84%) Nagios
6 6 (0.84%) Salt
7 5 (0.70%) SCCM
8 4 (0.56%) WSUS
9 3 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.28%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.28%) Nessus
10 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.28%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.28%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 467 (65.41%) SAP
2 73 (10.22%) Oracle
3 65 (9.10%) Microsoft
4 34 (4.76%) VMware
5 27 (3.78%) Red Hat
6 26 (3.64%) WSO2
7 19 (2.66%) EMC
8 17 (2.38%) Cisco
8 17 (2.38%) HP
9 12 (1.68%) Google
9 12 (1.68%) IBM
10 10 (1.40%) Adobe
11 8 (1.12%) Veritas
12 7 (0.98%) ServiceNow
12 7 (0.98%) Symantec
13 5 (0.70%) Dell
14 4 (0.56%) Citrix
14 4 (0.56%) Juniper
14 4 (0.56%) Zend
15 3 (0.42%) Atlassian
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