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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 347 382 359
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -23
Contract jobs citing Electronics 335 283 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the General category 1.70% 1.24% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 178 160
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 42
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £23.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.90 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%

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
19693 22861 21188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.47% 40.05% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13061 14670 13095
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £383
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 568 546
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.18 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £49.19 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +23 312 £400 +6.66% 298
South East +21 82 £400 +18.51% 69
London +46 77 £466 +21.89% 54
South West -6 67 £390 -2.50% 50
North West +12 27 £400 +28.51% 26
Bristol +3 23 £375 - 22
Berkshire -7 23 £363 +12.57% 19
Buckinghamshire +21 20 £425 +4.29% 8
East of England +26 17 £475 +53.22% 47
Milton Keynes +26 16 £425 +4.29% 5
East Midlands 0 14 £450 - 14
Gloucestershire -4 13 £431 +2.67% 15
West Midlands -41 13 £490 +25.64% 15
Hampshire +8 12 £431 +23.21% 11
Scotland +3 12 £275 -4.34% 2
Yorkshire -9 10 £351 -9.54% 14
City of London +47 8 £500 +29.03% 8
East Sussex - 8 £400 - 2
Wales - 8 £600 - 1
Cambridgeshire +28 7 - - 32
Somerset +20 7 £390 +8.33% 5
Reading +1 7 £338 -9.39% 2
Wiltshire -1 7 £450 +28.38% 6
Surrey -5 7 £280 -15.15% 16
Essex +6 6 £525 - 10
Glasgow - 6 £350 - 1
Lancashire - 6 £300 -
Brighton - 6 £400 - 1
Blackpool - 6 £300 -
Cambridge +17 5 - - 24

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 441 (66.62%) Telecoms
2 435 (65.71%) Manufacturing
3 434 (65.56%) Marketing
4 433 (65.41%) Finance
5 426 (64.35%) SAP
6 425 (64.20%) Business Intelligence
6 425 (64.20%) Programme Management
7 424 (64.05%) Digital Marketing
8 423 (63.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 186 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
10 116 (17.52%) Java
11 92 (13.90%) Scrum
12 84 (12.69%) Linux
13 74 (11.18%) SQL
14 71 (10.73%) C
15 69 (10.42%) Degree
16 64 (9.67%) Software Engineering
17 63 (9.52%) TDD
18 62 (9.37%) HTML
18 62 (9.37%) JavaScript
19 60 (9.06%) Security Cleared
20 59 (8.91%) Windows
21 57 (8.61%) CSS
21 57 (8.61%) Oracle
22 55 (8.31%) C++
23 53 (8.01%) Microsoft
24 52 (7.85%) .NET
25 50 (7.55%) MVC
25 50 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
26 46 (6.95%) 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 34 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.17%) Mule
3 20 (3.02%) Tomcat
4 18 (2.72%) Apache
5 15 (2.27%) Confluence
6 13 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
7 11 (1.66%) CMS
8 10 (1.51%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.51%) Mule ESB
9 8 (1.21%) IIS
9 8 (1.21%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.91%) EPiServer CMS
10 6 (0.91%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.91%) WordPress
11 5 (0.76%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (4.38%) MS Office
2 27 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.21%) Simulink
5 6 (0.91%) MS Project
6 5 (0.76%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.60%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.60%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.30%) InVision
9 2 (0.30%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.15%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.15%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.15%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.15%) Revit
10 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 423 (63.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (2.72%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.30%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.30%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 10 (1.51%) Office 365
5 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.45%) GitHub
6 3 (0.45%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.45%) PaaS
6 3 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.30%) Heroku
7 2 (0.30%) IaaS
7 2 (0.30%) SaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Force.com
8 1 (0.15%) Google Play
8 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.93%) TCP/IP
2 25 (3.78%) Internet
3 16 (2.42%) Wireless
4 15 (2.27%) HTTP
5 13 (1.96%) DNS
6 12 (1.81%) Bluetooth
7 11 (1.66%) 3G
7 11 (1.66%) MPLS
7 11 (1.66%) WAN
8 9 (1.36%) BGP
8 9 (1.36%) OSPF
8 9 (1.36%) VPN
9 8 (1.21%) 2G
9 8 (1.21%) RS-232
10 7 (1.06%) IPv6
10 7 (1.06%) SAN
10 7 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.91%) DHCP
11 6 (0.91%) LAN
11 6 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.02%) Big Data
2 20 (3.02%) Oracle Database
3 16 (2.42%) Hadoop
4 14 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (2.11%) MySQL
5 12 (1.81%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.51%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.60%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.60%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.45%) DB2
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.45%) Redis
10 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.30%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 36 (5.44%) JIRA
2 26 (3.93%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 21 (3.17%) Visual Studio
4 19 (2.87%) JUnit
5 16 (2.42%) Maven
6 14 (2.11%) Subversion
7 11 (1.66%) Cucumber
8 10 (1.51%) Eclipse
8 10 (1.51%) LabVIEW
9 8 (1.21%) WebDriver
10 7 (1.06%) Mockito
10 7 (1.06%) Selenium
11 6 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.76%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (0.60%) Gradle
13 4 (0.60%) Grunt
General
1 441 (66.62%) Telecoms
2 435 (65.71%) Manufacturing
3 434 (65.56%) Marketing
4 433 (65.41%) Finance
5 22 (3.32%) Retail
6 15 (2.27%) Automotive
7 12 (1.81%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.06%) General Ledger
8 7 (1.06%) Military
9 5 (0.76%) Avionics
9 5 (0.76%) Banking
10 4 (0.60%) Advertising
10 4 (0.60%) Billing
11 3 (0.45%) Games
12 2 (0.30%) Back Office
12 2 (0.30%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Danish Language
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
13 1 (0.15%) Legal
13 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 187 (28.25%) Developer
2 90 (13.60%) Analyst
3 57 (8.61%) Java Developer
4 50 (7.55%) Electronics Engineer
5 48 (7.25%) Senior Developer
6 47 (7.10%) Software Engineer
7 37 (5.59%) Architect
8 31 (4.68%) Business Analyst
8 31 (4.68%) Embedded Engineer
9 28 (4.23%) Software Developer
10 27 (4.08%) Project Manager
11 26 (3.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 24 (3.63%) Hardware Engineer
13 22 (3.32%) Consultant
14 21 (3.17%) Integration Developer
15 17 (2.57%) .NET Developer
15 17 (2.57%) Data Analyst
15 17 (2.57%) Financial Analyst
15 17 (2.57%) Senior Java Developer
16 16 (2.42%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (9.37%) HTML
2 57 (8.61%) CSS
3 52 (7.85%) .NET
4 45 (6.80%) Spring
5 44 (6.65%) Web Services
6 42 (6.34%) SOAP
7 36 (5.44%) J2EE
8 35 (5.29%) XML
9 29 (4.38%) AngularJS
9 29 (4.38%) jQuery
10 27 (4.08%) JMS
11 26 (3.93%) RESTful
12 25 (3.78%) JSON
13 23 (3.47%) REST
14 22 (3.32%) Hibernate
15 21 (3.17%) Apache Camel
15 21 (3.17%) Spring MVC
16 20 (3.02%) HTML5
17 17 (2.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 16 (2.42%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 20 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (2.87%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.27%) Physics
5 12 (1.81%) User Experience
6 11 (1.66%) NHS
7 10 (1.51%) Device Driver
7 10 (1.51%) Internet of Things
8 9 (1.36%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.36%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.36%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.06%) Data Centre
10 6 (0.91%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.91%) Raspberry Pi
10 6 (0.91%) Reference Data
10 6 (0.91%) Smart Meter
10 6 (0.91%) Statistics
11 5 (0.76%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 84 (12.69%) Linux
2 59 (8.91%) Windows
3 29 (4.38%) Unix
4 22 (3.32%) Android
5 16 (2.42%) Windows Server
6 14 (2.11%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (1.51%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.21%) CentOS
10 6 (0.91%) Fedora
11 5 (0.76%) VxWorks
11 5 (0.76%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.45%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.30%) AIX
13 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.30%) Solaris
13 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (64.20%) Business Intelligence
1 425 (64.20%) Programme Management
2 424 (64.05%) Digital Marketing
3 186 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (13.90%) Scrum
5 64 (9.67%) Software Engineering
6 63 (9.52%) TDD
7 50 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (7.55%) MVC
8 42 (6.34%) Migration
9 41 (6.19%) E-Commerce
9 41 (6.19%) Project Management
9 41 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (5.44%) OO
11 33 (4.98%) ITIL
12 31 (4.68%) Waterfall
13 29 (4.38%) SOA
14 26 (3.93%) Analytics
15 25 (3.78%) Integration Testing
15 25 (3.78%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 116 (17.52%) Java
2 74 (11.18%) SQL
3 71 (10.73%) C
4 62 (9.37%) JavaScript
5 55 (8.31%) C++
6 46 (6.95%) C#
7 31 (4.68%) Python
8 24 (3.63%) Embedded C
9 23 (3.47%) Assembly Language
10 20 (3.02%) PHP
11 19 (2.87%) Ruby
12 14 (2.11%) MATLAB
13 11 (1.66%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.51%) Perl
15 9 (1.36%) R
16 8 (1.21%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.21%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.91%) Embedded C++
17 6 (0.91%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 69 (10.42%) Degree
2 60 (9.06%) Security Cleared
3 39 (5.89%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.81%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.51%) ISEB
6 7 (1.06%) HND
6 7 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.45%) CCNP
9 3 (0.45%) CISSP
9 3 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.30%) CCDP
10 2 (0.30%) CCSA
10 2 (0.30%) CCSE
10 2 (0.30%) HNC
10 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.63%) QA
2 9 (1.36%) MISRA
3 7 (1.06%) SLA
4 6 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.76%) IEC 61508
5 5 (0.76%) MISRA C
6 4 (0.60%) HL7
6 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.45%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.45%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.30%) COBIT
8 2 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.30%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.15%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.15%) ISO26262
9 1 (0.15%) JTAG
9 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.87%) Firmware
3 16 (2.42%) Docker
4 14 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.91%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.76%) vSphere
7 3 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.30%) HDFS
8 2 (0.30%) Xen
9 1 (0.15%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.15%) KVM
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.15%) vCloud
9 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (2.27%) Puppet
2 12 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.91%) Terraform
4 5 (0.76%) Packer
4 5 (0.76%) SCCM
4 5 (0.76%) Zenoss
5 4 (0.60%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.60%) Nagios
5 4 (0.60%) QRadar
6 3 (0.45%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.45%) Ansible
6 3 (0.45%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.30%) FreeIPA
7 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.30%) Icinga
7 2 (0.30%) Mesos
7 2 (0.30%) SCOM
7 2 (0.30%) SELinux
8 1 (0.15%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 426 (64.35%) SAP
2 57 (8.61%) Oracle
3 53 (8.01%) Microsoft
4 29 (4.38%) EMC
5 20 (3.02%) VMware
6 19 (2.87%) Cisco
7 18 (2.72%) hybris
8 14 (2.11%) HP
8 14 (2.11%) Red Hat
9 13 (1.96%) WSO2
10 10 (1.51%) ServiceNow
11 8 (1.21%) Citrix
12 7 (1.06%) Adobe
12 7 (1.06%) BMC
12 7 (1.06%) Google
12 7 (1.06%) Tableau
13 6 (0.91%) ATG
13 6 (0.91%) EPiServer
14 5 (0.76%) Freescale
14 5 (0.76%) IBM
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