Period
to 24 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Electronics
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 64 124
Rank change year-on-year -4 +60 +31
Contract jobs citing Electronics 137 164 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.09% 3.46% 1.48%
As % of the General category 9.70% 9.43% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 93 45
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% +32.35%
10th Percentile £303 £302 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £413
% change year-on-year - +15.15% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 44 8
East of England median hourly rate £46.25 £40.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.50% +8.67% -
10th Percentile £42.13 £28.75 £32.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £50.80 £43.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% -

Electronics is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,413 1,739 1,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.90% 36.64% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 986 840
East of England median daily rate £450 £429 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +7.19% -
10th Percentile £282 £275 £213
90th Percentile £600 £595 £543
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 139 109
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.67% +25.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.33 £11.32
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.90 £45.00
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.40% +4.00% -3.85%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Electronics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in the East of England

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Electronics in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in the East of England

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronics in the East of England

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in the East of England

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Electronics in the East of England

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -15 90 £525 - 23
Cambridgeshire -8 38 £322 +7.33% 91
Hertfordshire +12 5 £210 -44.00% 34
Norfolk +13 2 - -
Bedfordshire +12 1 £475 +31.03% 8
Suffolk +1 1 £300 - 3
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 100 (72.99%) Manufacturing
2 96 (70.07%) Telecoms
2 96 (70.07%) Finance
2 96 (70.07%) Programme Management
2 96 (70.07%) SAP
2 96 (70.07%) Business Intelligence
2 96 (70.07%) Marketing
2 96 (70.07%) Digital Marketing
3 76 (55.47%) Web Services
4 65 (47.45%) SOA
5 64 (46.72%) Greenfield Project
6 63 (45.99%) SOAP
6 63 (45.99%) TDD
7 62 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (42.34%) Middleware
9 53 (38.69%) Java
10 52 (37.96%) RESTful
11 46 (33.58%) XML
12 39 (28.47%) WSO2
12 39 (28.47%) Apache Camel
12 39 (28.47%) Mule
13 37 (27.01%) Oracle Service Bus
13 37 (27.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 37 (27.01%) Oracle
14 35 (25.55%) JSON
15 28 (20.44%) Amazon AWS
16 27 (19.71%) Java 8
17 26 (18.98%) Scrum
18 25 (18.25%) XSLT
19 24 (17.52%) Maven

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 39 (28.47%) Mule
2 37 (27.01%) Oracle Service Bus
2 37 (27.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (4.38%) Confluence
4 5 (3.65%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.73%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.73%) Simulink
2 1 (0.73%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.73%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.73%) GitHub
3 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.38%) Bluetooth
1 6 (4.38%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (4.38%) Wireless
2 3 (2.19%) WLAN
3 1 (0.73%) DECT
3 1 (0.73%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.73%) Internet
3 1 (0.73%) MIMO
3 1 (0.73%) PSTN
Development Applications
1 24 (17.52%) Maven
2 12 (8.76%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.30%) JIRA
3 10 (7.30%) SoapUI
4 7 (5.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.46%) GCC
5 2 (1.46%) JMeter
6 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.73%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.73%) JUnit
6 1 (0.73%) LabVIEW
General
1 100 (72.99%) Manufacturing
2 96 (70.07%) Finance
2 96 (70.07%) Marketing
2 96 (70.07%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.46%) Law
4 1 (0.73%) Automotive
4 1 (0.73%) Military
4 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (32.12%) Developer
2 34 (24.82%) Integration Developer
3 30 (21.90%) Senior Developer
4 21 (15.33%) Java Developer
5 17 (12.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (11.68%) Author
6 16 (11.68%) SOA Developer
6 16 (11.68%) Technical Author
7 14 (10.22%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (9.49%) Senior DevOps
8 13 (9.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 12 (8.76%) Agile Developer
9 12 (8.76%) Tester
10 11 (8.03%) Lead Developer
10 11 (8.03%) Senior Agile Developer
11 10 (7.30%) Automation Tester
12 9 (6.57%) Software Engineer
12 9 (6.57%) Test Engineer
13 8 (5.84%) Embedded Engineer
14 7 (5.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (55.47%) Web Services
2 63 (45.99%) SOAP
3 58 (42.34%) Middleware
4 52 (37.96%) RESTful
5 46 (33.58%) XML
6 39 (28.47%) Apache Camel
7 35 (25.55%) JSON
8 25 (18.25%) XSLT
9 23 (16.79%) Swagger
9 23 (16.79%) WireMock
10 14 (10.22%) REST
11 7 (5.11%) HTML
11 7 (5.11%) WSDL
12 2 (1.46%) CSS
12 2 (1.46%) JMS
13 1 (0.73%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.73%) CSS3
13 1 (0.73%) Flash
13 1 (0.73%) HTML5
13 1 (0.73%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 64 (46.72%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.38%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.65%) NHS
4 4 (2.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.19%) Life Science
5 3 (2.19%) VHDL
6 2 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.46%) PACS
7 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.73%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.73%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.73%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.73%) SCADA
7 1 (0.73%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.73%) User Experience
7 1 (0.73%) Vector Graphics
7 1 (0.73%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.41%) Linux
2 9 (6.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.19%) Android
4 2 (1.46%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (1.46%) Unix
4 2 (1.46%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.73%) Windows
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (70.07%) Business Intelligence
1 96 (70.07%) Digital Marketing
1 96 (70.07%) Programme Management
2 65 (47.45%) SOA
3 63 (45.99%) TDD
4 62 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (18.98%) Scrum
6 19 (13.87%) DevOps
7 17 (12.41%) Configuration Management
8 15 (10.95%) Test Automation
9 12 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (8.76%) Software Engineering
10 11 (8.03%) Computer Architecture
11 10 (7.30%) API Testing
11 10 (7.30%) Open Source
11 10 (7.30%) Technical Leadership
12 9 (6.57%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (5.84%) Deployment Automation
13 8 (5.84%) Functional Testing
14 6 (4.38%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 53 (38.69%) Java
2 27 (19.71%) Java 8
3 23 (16.79%) XPath
4 15 (10.95%) Python
5 14 (10.22%) C++
6 13 (9.49%) C
7 10 (7.30%) Groovy
8 5 (3.65%) Perl
9 4 (2.92%) Embedded C
9 4 (2.92%) Java 9
10 3 (2.19%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.46%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.73%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (10.95%) Degree
2 5 (3.65%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.46%) HND
5 1 (0.73%) HNC
5 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.73%) MCP
5 1 (0.73%) MCSA
5 1 (0.73%) MCSE
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.73%) COSHH
3 1 (0.73%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) Firmware
2 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.73%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (12.41%) Ansible
2 12 (8.76%) Terraform
3 5 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 96 (70.07%) SAP
2 39 (28.47%) WSO2
3 37 (27.01%) Oracle
4 11 (8.03%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.65%) Talend
6 2 (1.46%) Altera
6 2 (1.46%) EMC
6 2 (1.46%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.73%) BT
7 1 (0.73%) Intel
7 1 (0.73%) Lattice Semiconductor
7 1 (0.73%) Sitecore