The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 212 423 377
Rank change year-on-year
+211 -46
Contract jobs citing Electronics 555 164 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.32% 0.43%
As % of the General category 2.49% 0.74% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 48 63
Average daily rate
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£350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £248 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £499 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 41 87
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 £11.50 £20.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.29 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%

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
22326 22025 25607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.80% 42.36% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13593 13654 15130
Average daily rate £435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 596 745
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.25 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -17.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +197 531 £351 -1.26% 370
South East +60 98 £388 +46.22% 99
London +2 57 £400 +6.66% 35
South West +4 46 £335 -4.28% 60
East of England -41 26 £408 +41.61% 54
Berkshire +22 22 £350 +6.22% 15
Bristol +1 20 £335 -4.28% 18
Oxfordshire +9 19 £425 - 19
Cambridgeshire -8 14 £408 - 33
Surrey +7 13 £269 - 17
Buckinghamshire +2 13 £400 +50.94% 14
Hampshire -2 13 £285 +15.15% 19
Banbury - 13 £425 -
Slough +5 12 £253 -39.52% 4
North West -1 12 £313 -55.35% 18
West Midlands -11 12 £351 - 20
City of London +13 11 £350 -12.50% 12
Milton Keynes +9 11 £400 - 5
Somerset - 8 £310 - 1
Middlesex +6 7 £315 - 4
Birmingham +4 6 £350 - 2
Essex -11 6 - - 5
Gloucestershire -17 6 £375 - 14
Suffolk +3 5 - - 4
Ipswich +1 5 - - 2
East Midlands +9 4 £375 -16.66% 8
Devon -16 4 - - 9
Cambridge -17 4 £375 - 28
Scotland -20 4 £300 - 7
Basingstoke +18 3 £115 - 3

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Electronics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronics.

1 308 (36.62%) Telecoms
2 298 (35.43%) Automotive
3 296 (35.20%) Marketing
4 293 (34.84%) Manufacturing
4 293 (34.84%) DTV
5 285 (33.89%) Digital Marketing
6 283 (33.65%) Finance
7 281 (33.41%) SAP
8 279 (33.17%) Programme Management
9 278 (33.06%) Business Intelligence
10 277 (32.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 111 (13.20%) Degree
12 103 (12.25%) Software Engineering
13 85 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
13 85 (10.11%) Java
14 82 (9.75%) C
15 81 (9.63%) C++
16 75 (8.92%) Linux
17 70 (8.32%) SQL
18 59 (7.02%) .NET
19 54 (6.42%) SQL Server
20 52 (6.18%) Computer Science
21 50 (5.95%) C#
22 46 (5.47%) JavaScript
22 46 (5.47%) OO
23 43 (5.11%) HTML
24 42 (4.99%) NHS
25 40 (4.76%) CSS
25 40 (4.76%) Scrum
26 38 (4.52%) Windows

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Electronics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (1.66%) Tomcat
2 13 (1.55%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.95%) Confluence
4 7 (0.83%) Apache
5 6 (0.71%) CMS
5 6 (0.71%) IIS
6 5 (0.59%) SAS
6 5 (0.59%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.48%) Mule
8 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.36%) Commerce Server
8 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.24%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.24%) Node.js
10 1 (0.12%) Lync
10 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (2.02%) MS Office
1 17 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.48%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.48%) MS Project
4 3 (0.36%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 3 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.24%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Simulink
6 1 (0.12%) XMetaL
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 277 (32.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.24%) LabWindows
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.12%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.12%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.12%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.12%) SmartPlant
4 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.83%) SaaS
2 7 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.59%) Heroku
4 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.24%) Force.com
5 2 (0.24%) Office 365
6 1 (0.12%) CheetahMail
6 1 (0.12%) Pure360
6 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.85%) GSM
2 23 (2.73%) LTE
3 20 (2.38%) Wireless
4 19 (2.26%) GPRS
4 19 (2.26%) UMTS
5 18 (2.14%) DVB
6 14 (1.66%) 3G
6 14 (1.66%) WAN
6 14 (1.66%) WCDMA
7 13 (1.55%) LAN
8 12 (1.43%) Ethernet
8 12 (1.43%) TCP/IP
8 12 (1.43%) 3GPP
8 12 (1.43%) ZigBee
9 10 (1.19%) 2G
9 10 (1.19%) DNS
9 10 (1.19%) HTTP
10 9 (1.07%) 4G
11 8 (0.95%) Bluetooth
11 8 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 22 (2.62%) MySQL
3 20 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.31%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (0.83%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (0.83%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.71%) Couchbase
10 6 (0.71%) Big Data
11 5 (0.59%) OLAP
12 4 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.48%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (2.38%) Selenium
2 18 (2.14%) Subversion
3 15 (1.78%) JIRA
3 15 (1.78%) Rational DOORS
4 14 (1.66%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.31%) Maven
5 11 (1.31%) JUnit
6 7 (0.83%) Eclipse
6 7 (0.83%) Hudson
6 7 (0.83%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.71%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.71%) WebDriver
7 6 (0.71%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.71%) LabVIEW
8 5 (0.59%) Ant
9 4 (0.48%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.48%) ClearQuest
9 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.36%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (0.36%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 308 (36.62%) Telecoms
2 298 (35.43%) Automotive
3 296 (35.20%) Marketing
4 293 (34.84%) Manufacturing
5 283 (33.65%) Finance
6 23 (2.73%) Retail
7 15 (1.78%) Military
8 9 (1.07%) Banking
8 9 (1.07%) Aerospace
9 7 (0.83%) Avionics
10 6 (0.71%) Games
11 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.36%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.24%) Billing
13 2 (0.24%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.24%) French Language
13 2 (0.24%) Law
13 2 (0.24%) Korean Language
13 2 (0.24%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 132 (15.70%) Developer
2 69 (8.20%) Software Engineer
3 68 (8.09%) Analyst
4 37 (4.40%) Test Engineer
5 35 (4.16%) Java Developer
6 33 (3.92%) Project Manager
6 33 (3.92%) Business Analyst
7 25 (2.97%) Electronics Engineer
8 24 (2.85%) Architect
9 19 (2.26%) Design Engineer
9 19 (2.26%) .NET Developer
9 19 (2.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 16 (1.90%) SQL Developer
11 15 (1.78%) Tester
11 15 (1.78%) Consultant
12 14 (1.66%) Junior
13 13 (1.55%) Systems Engineer
14 12 (1.43%) Test Analyst
14 12 (1.43%) C# Developer
14 12 (1.43%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (7.02%) .NET
2 43 (5.11%) HTML
3 40 (4.76%) CSS
4 37 (4.40%) Web Services
5 34 (4.04%) jQuery
6 27 (3.21%) XML
6 27 (3.21%) ASP.NET
7 24 (2.85%) J2EE
8 22 (2.62%) Spring
9 20 (2.38%) HTML5
10 14 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (1.66%) SOAP
11 13 (1.55%) RESTful
12 12 (1.43%) CSS3
12 12 (1.43%) Hibernate
13 11 (1.31%) JSON
13 11 (1.31%) WCF
14 9 (1.07%) Middleware
15 8 (0.95%) Ajax
15 8 (0.95%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 293 (34.84%) DTV
2 52 (6.18%) Computer Science
3 42 (4.99%) NHS
4 36 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.80%) Embedded Systems
6 20 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 17 (2.02%) Mathematics
8 13 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.43%) IPTV
9 12 (1.43%) User Experience
10 11 (1.31%) Handset
11 10 (1.19%) VHDL
11 10 (1.19%) Physics
11 10 (1.19%) STB
11 10 (1.19%) Device Driver
12 9 (1.07%) Informatics
12 9 (1.07%) Firmware
13 7 (0.83%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
14 6 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (8.92%) Linux
2 38 (4.52%) Windows
3 21 (2.50%) Android
4 20 (2.38%) UNIX
5 12 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.95%) CentOS
6 8 (0.95%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (0.71%) VxWorks
9 5 (0.59%) Fedora
9 5 (0.59%) Solaris
10 3 (0.36%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.12%) AIX
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (33.89%) Digital Marketing
2 279 (33.17%) Programme Management
3 278 (33.06%) Business Intelligence
4 103 (12.25%) Software Engineering
5 85 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (5.47%) OO
7 40 (4.76%) Scrum
8 35 (4.16%) TDD
8 35 (4.16%) Project Management
9 31 (3.69%) MVC
10 24 (2.85%) E-Commerce
10 24 (2.85%) Test Scripting
11 23 (2.73%) Software Testing
11 23 (2.73%) Validation
12 22 (2.62%) PRINCE2
13 20 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (2.26%) OOP
15 18 (2.14%) UML
15 18 (2.14%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (2.14%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (10.11%) Java
2 82 (9.75%) C
3 81 (9.63%) C++
4 70 (8.32%) SQL
5 50 (5.95%) C#
6 46 (5.47%) JavaScript
7 36 (4.28%) Embedded C
8 28 (3.33%) Python
9 19 (2.26%) PHP
10 18 (2.14%) T-SQL
11 17 (2.02%) Ruby
12 15 (1.78%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.31%) Perl
14 8 (0.95%) MATLAB
15 7 (0.83%) Embedded C++
15 7 (0.83%) PHP5
15 7 (0.83%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.71%) VC++
16 6 (0.71%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.59%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 111 (13.20%) Degree
2 28 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.38%) ISEB
4 11 (1.31%) HND
4 11 (1.31%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (1.07%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.83%) PMP
7 7 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.71%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (0.59%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.24%) PhD
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.12%) OCP
12 1 (0.12%) MCSE
12 1 (0.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.90%) QA
2 5 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.48%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.36%) SLA
5 2 (0.24%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) DO-254
6 1 (0.12%) DO-160
6 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.36%) Xen
3 3 (0.36%) vSphere
3 3 (0.36%) KVM
4 2 (0.24%) NFS
4 2 (0.24%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.12%) XenApp
5 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.36%) Nagios
3 2 (0.24%) YUM
3 2 (0.24%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.12%) Puppet
4 1 (0.12%) SCCM
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 281 (33.41%) SAP
2 38 (4.52%) Oracle
3 23 (2.73%) Microsoft
4 19 (2.26%) HP
4 19 (2.26%) EMC
5 12 (1.43%) Cisco
6 10 (1.19%) Red Hat
7 8 (0.95%) VMware
8 7 (0.83%) Mentor Graphics
8 7 (0.83%) hybris
8 7 (0.83%) Perforce
8 7 (0.83%) JBoss
9 6 (0.71%) IBM
9 6 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.59%) SolidWorks
10 5 (0.59%) Adobe
10 5 (0.59%) Siebel
11 4 (0.48%) Google
12 3 (0.36%) Cognos
12 3 (0.36%) ATG
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