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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 305 370 247
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -123
Contract jobs citing Electronics 366 309 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.56% 0.91%
As % of the General category 2.05% 1.45% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 207 129
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £246 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 69
Median hourly rate £35.50 £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £32.06 £27.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £49.29 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £42.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-15.97% +30.00%

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
17814 21313 21698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 35.94% 38.81% 38.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11800 13485 13890
Median daily rate £450 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
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 £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 572 507
Median hourly rate £22.84 £27.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.20% +21.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.64 £48.23 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +45 329 £425 +11.84% 287
London +28 97 £463 +15.62% 71
South West +28 75 £388 +3.33% 77
South East +12 73 £425 +24.08% 40
East of England +20 36 £456 +42.57% 48
Berkshire +14 33 £425 +4.29% 16
Bristol +11 33 £365 - 23
Gloucestershire +21 23 £420 +5.00% 29
Wales +16 21 £500 - 2
Cambridgeshire +11 18 £288 -4.16% 32
North West +7 17 £488 +36.36% 22
Manchester +12 16 £488 +54.76% 18
Cambridge +19 15 £288 -4.16% 28
Essex +16 14 £475 - 6
Hampshire +23 13 £425 +21.42% 8
Surrey +15 12 £375 +29.87% 5
Bracknell +8 11 £425 +45.29% 2
Swansea - 11 £481 -
West Wales - 11 £481 -
Yorkshire +14 10 £413 +37.01% 11
South Wales +14 10 £513 - 1
West Midlands -11 10 £375 -12.79% 2
Edinburgh +25 8 £650 - 5
Scotland +15 8 £650 - 5
City of London -12 8 £475 +15.15% 9
Sheffield - 8 £425 - 4
South Yorkshire - 8 £425 - 4
Wiltshire 0 7 £425 +13.33% 10
Andover - 6 £425 - 2
Maidenhead - 6 £425 - 3

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 464 (70.73%) Manufacturing
2 461 (70.27%) Telecoms
3 451 (68.75%) Finance
4 448 (68.29%) Marketing
5 444 (67.68%) SAP
6 443 (67.53%) Business Intelligence
7 441 (67.23%) Programme Management
8 440 (67.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 440 (67.07%) Digital Marketing
9 233 (35.52%) Agile Software Development
10 124 (18.90%) Security Cleared
11 114 (17.38%) Java
12 104 (15.85%) Scrum
13 95 (14.48%) SC Cleared
14 84 (12.80%) JavaScript
15 77 (11.74%) SQL
16 72 (10.98%) HTML
16 72 (10.98%) CSS
17 67 (10.21%) TDD
18 65 (9.91%) Linux
19 63 (9.60%) Oracle
19 63 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
20 62 (9.45%) C#
21 57 (8.69%) Python
21 57 (8.69%) Microsoft
22 56 (8.54%) .NET
22 56 (8.54%) Degree
23 54 (8.23%) Windows
23 54 (8.23%) Software Engineering
24 50 (7.62%) JSON

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 23 (3.51%) Mule
2 20 (3.05%) Apache
3 19 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 19 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 18 (2.74%) Oracle Service Bus
5 14 (2.13%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (1.68%) IIS
7 10 (1.52%) MS Exchange
8 9 (1.37%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.22%) Confluence
9 8 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (1.22%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.91%) Mule ESB
10 6 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.76%) WordPress
12 3 (0.46%) SAS
12 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.35%) MS Office
3 12 (1.83%) MS Project
4 8 (1.22%) Simulink
5 6 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.76%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.61%) OrCAD
7 4 (0.61%) Stateflow
7 4 (0.61%) TargetLink
8 3 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.30%) InVision
9 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.15%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.15%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 440 (67.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.83%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.61%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.61%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.30%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.30%) SAP LE
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 50 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.98%) PaaS
4 10 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (1.22%) IaaS
6 8 (1.22%) SaaS
7 5 (0.76%) Office 365
8 4 (0.61%) Heroku
9 3 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.46%) Datadog
9 3 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.30%) GitHub
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.15%) Slack
11 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.42%) TCP/IP
2 28 (4.27%) HTTP
3 27 (4.12%) Internet
4 16 (2.44%) DNS
5 15 (2.29%) Wireless
6 14 (2.13%) FTP
7 10 (1.52%) SSL
8 9 (1.37%) LAN
8 9 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.22%) MPLS
9 8 (1.22%) SMTP
10 7 (1.07%) 2G
10 7 (1.07%) 3G
10 7 (1.07%) 4G
10 7 (1.07%) Firewall
10 7 (1.07%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.07%) Skype
10 7 (1.07%) WAN
11 6 (0.91%) Radio Access Network
11 6 (0.91%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.12%) Oracle Database
3 24 (3.66%) Hadoop
4 22 (3.35%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.05%) Big Data
6 19 (2.90%) MySQL
6 19 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 11 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.07%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.07%) Data Mining
11 7 (1.07%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.07%) Redis
12 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (5.49%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.73%) Jenkins
3 27 (4.12%) Maven
4 19 (2.90%) Visual Studio
5 17 (2.59%) Cucumber
6 16 (2.44%) JIRA
6 16 (2.44%) Selenium
7 11 (1.68%) SoapUI
7 11 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.68%) WebDriver
8 10 (1.52%) JUnit
8 10 (1.52%) LabVIEW
9 7 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.07%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (0.91%) Subversion
10 6 (0.91%) webpack
11 5 (0.76%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 464 (70.73%) Manufacturing
2 461 (70.27%) Telecoms
3 451 (68.75%) Finance
4 448 (68.29%) Marketing
5 13 (1.98%) Retail
6 12 (1.83%) Automotive
7 8 (1.22%) Legal
8 7 (1.07%) Advertising
8 7 (1.07%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.07%) Games
8 7 (1.07%) Military
9 6 (0.91%) General Ledger
9 6 (0.91%) German Language
10 5 (0.76%) French Language
11 4 (0.61%) Banking
11 4 (0.61%) Billing
12 3 (0.46%) Law
13 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
13 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 190 (28.96%) Developer
2 72 (10.98%) Analyst
3 50 (7.62%) Java Developer
4 42 (6.40%) Consultant
5 37 (5.64%) Architect
6 34 (5.18%) Business Analyst
7 30 (4.57%) .NET Developer
8 27 (4.12%) Software Engineer
9 25 (3.81%) Electronics Engineer
10 24 (3.66%) C# Developer
10 24 (3.66%) Software Developer
11 23 (3.51%) Agile Developer
12 22 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
13 21 (3.20%) Design Engineer
14 20 (3.05%) Designer
15 19 (2.90%) ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 17 (2.59%) Embedded Engineer
16 17 (2.59%) Integration Developer
16 17 (2.59%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (10.98%) CSS
1 72 (10.98%) HTML
2 56 (8.54%) .NET
3 50 (7.62%) JSON
4 47 (7.16%) SOAP
5 46 (7.01%) Web Services
6 44 (6.71%) REST
7 40 (6.10%) AngularJS
8 30 (4.57%) jQuery
9 27 (4.12%) XML
10 25 (3.81%) RESTful
10 25 (3.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 24 (3.66%) Apache Camel
11 24 (3.66%) ASP.NET
12 23 (3.51%) HTML5
12 23 (3.51%) Spring
13 22 (3.35%) Middleware
14 19 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (2.74%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 25 (3.81%) User Experience
2 19 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.29%) NHS
4 14 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 12 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (1.52%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.37%) Internet of Things
8 7 (1.07%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.07%) VHDL
8 7 (1.07%) Visualisation
9 6 (0.91%) Device Driver
9 6 (0.91%) Over-the-Top Content
10 5 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (0.76%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.76%) STB
10 5 (0.76%) Video on Demand
11 4 (0.61%) 3D Printing
11 4 (0.61%) IPTV
11 4 (0.61%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 65 (9.91%) Linux
2 54 (8.23%) Windows
3 20 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (2.90%) Unix
5 16 (2.44%) Android
5 16 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.68%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.07%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (0.91%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.91%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.61%) CentOS
11 4 (0.61%) VxWorks
12 3 (0.46%) AIX
12 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.30%) Fedora
13 2 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (67.53%) Business Intelligence
2 441 (67.23%) Programme Management
3 440 (67.07%) Digital Marketing
4 233 (35.52%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (15.85%) Scrum
6 67 (10.21%) TDD
7 63 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
8 54 (8.23%) Software Engineering
9 47 (7.16%) MVC
10 36 (5.49%) Project Management
11 35 (5.34%) BDD
11 35 (5.34%) Migration
11 35 (5.34%) SOA
12 34 (5.18%) OO
13 30 (4.57%) DevOps
14 29 (4.42%) Configuration Management
15 28 (4.27%) Business Analysis
16 27 (4.12%) Validation
17 25 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (3.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 114 (17.38%) Java
2 84 (12.80%) JavaScript
3 77 (11.74%) SQL
4 62 (9.45%) C#
5 57 (8.69%) Python
6 48 (7.32%) C
7 41 (6.25%) C++
8 28 (4.27%) PHP
9 21 (3.20%) Ruby
10 20 (3.05%) Embedded C
11 18 (2.74%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.44%) XPath
13 13 (1.98%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.68%) MATLAB
15 10 (1.52%) Embedded C++
15 10 (1.52%) Perl
15 10 (1.52%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.07%) Go
16 7 (1.07%) R
16 7 (1.07%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 124 (18.90%) Security Cleared
2 95 (14.48%) SC Cleared
3 56 (8.54%) Degree
4 16 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.22%) HND
6 6 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.91%) ISEB
7 5 (0.76%) CCNA
7 5 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.61%) CCNP
8 4 (0.61%) CISSP
8 4 (0.61%) HNC
8 4 (0.61%) PhD
9 3 (0.46%) CCIP
9 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.46%) MBA
9 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.30%) CEH
10 2 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.27%) QA
2 8 (1.22%) ISO26262
2 8 (1.22%) SLA
3 6 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.91%) JTAG
4 4 (0.61%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.61%) IEC 61508
5 3 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.46%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.46%) MISRA
5 3 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.30%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.15%) DO-254
7 1 (0.15%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.15%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 30 (4.57%) Firmware
2 24 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.29%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.98%) Docker
5 3 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.46%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.46%) Xen
6 2 (0.30%) HDFS
6 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.30%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.30%) vSphere
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.15%) vCloud
7 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (2.74%) Ansible
2 10 (1.52%) Puppet
3 7 (1.07%) AirWatch
4 6 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.76%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.76%) WSUS
5 5 (0.76%) Zenoss
6 4 (0.61%) Kibana
6 4 (0.61%) SCCM
7 3 (0.46%) logstash
7 3 (0.46%) Nagios
7 3 (0.46%) Salt
7 3 (0.46%) Terraform
8 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.30%) Nessus
8 2 (0.30%) QRadar
8 2 (0.30%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 444 (67.68%) SAP
2 63 (9.60%) Oracle
3 57 (8.69%) Microsoft
4 29 (4.42%) VMware
5 22 (3.35%) Red Hat
6 18 (2.74%) WSO2
7 17 (2.59%) Cisco
8 13 (1.98%) HP
9 11 (1.68%) EMC
10 8 (1.22%) Adobe
10 8 (1.22%) Symantec
11 7 (1.07%) MobileIron
12 6 (0.91%) Mapinfo
12 6 (0.91%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.76%) Cramer
13 5 (0.76%) Google
13 5 (0.76%) Zend
14 4 (0.61%) IBM
14 4 (0.61%) Tableau
15 3 (0.46%) Citrix
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