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 3 months to 27 April 2017 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 103 113
Rank change year-on-year +17 +10  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 40 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.90% 0.78% 0.78%
As % of the General category 6.21% 2.41% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 2
Median daily rate £425 £425 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £341 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £645 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £364
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 6
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -3.57% -10.25%  

Electronics is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 644 829 807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 30.52% 32.36% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 409 461
Median daily rate £419 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £271 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 59 47
Median hourly rate £34.00 £19.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.94% -47.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.57 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Electronics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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
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 3 months to 27 April 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
Cambridgeshire +19 27 £338 -20.58% 40
Essex -6 11 £500 - 12
Hertfordshire +7 1 £288 - 5
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 across the East of England region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 55 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 35 (46.67%) Manufacturing
3 33 (44.00%) Finance
3 33 (44.00%) Programme Management
3 33 (44.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 33 (44.00%) Marketing
3 33 (44.00%) SAP
3 33 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (44.00%) Digital Marketing
4 27 (36.00%) Python
4 27 (36.00%) Degree
5 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (30.67%) SOA
7 22 (29.33%) TDD
8 19 (25.33%) Scrum
8 19 (25.33%) Java
9 17 (22.67%) C
10 14 (18.67%) Mathematics
10 14 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (17.33%) SOAP
11 13 (17.33%) Wireless
11 13 (17.33%) Embedded C
12 12 (16.00%) Middleware
12 12 (16.00%) Web Services
12 12 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (16.00%) DevOps
13 11 (14.67%) RESTful
13 11 (14.67%) JSON
14 10 (13.33%) Automated Testing
14 10 (13.33%) Tcl

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 8 (10.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (8.00%) Mule
2 6 (8.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (44.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) Wireless
2 5 (6.67%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.67%) HTTP
3 2 (2.67%) Internet
3 2 (2.67%) SSL
3 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.33%) Intranet
4 1 (1.33%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) SoapUI
2 6 (8.00%) Maven
3 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.00%) Subversion
6 2 (2.67%) JIRA
7 1 (1.33%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.33%) JMeter
General
1 55 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 35 (46.67%) Manufacturing
3 33 (44.00%) Finance
3 33 (44.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Law
4 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 12 (16.00%) Python Developer
4 11 (14.67%) Test Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) Audio Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Architect
7 6 (8.00%) Author
7 6 (8.00%) Embedded Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Integration Developer
7 6 (8.00%) SOA Architect
7 6 (8.00%) Technical Architect
7 6 (8.00%) Technical Author
7 6 (8.00%) Test Automation Specialist
7 6 (8.00%) Test Specialist
8 5 (6.67%) UI Specialist
9 4 (5.33%) Electronics Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) SOA Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) SOAP
2 12 (16.00%) Middleware
2 12 (16.00%) Web Services
3 11 (14.67%) JSON
3 11 (14.67%) RESTful
4 9 (12.00%) Swagger
4 9 (12.00%) XSLT
5 6 (8.00%) .NET
5 6 (8.00%) Apache Camel
5 6 (8.00%) Play Framework
5 6 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (6.67%) XML
7 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.00%) J2EE
7 3 (4.00%) WCF
7 3 (4.00%) WireMock
8 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.67%) HTML5
8 2 (2.67%) JSON Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.67%) NHS
3 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) Unix
2 3 (4.00%) Windows
3 2 (2.67%) Android
3 2 (2.67%) CentOS
3 2 (2.67%) Fedora
3 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.33%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (1.33%) ThreadX
4 1 (1.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.00%) Digital Marketing
1 33 (44.00%) Programme Management
2 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (30.67%) SOA
4 22 (29.33%) TDD
5 19 (25.33%) Scrum
6 14 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (18.67%) Mathematics
7 12 (16.00%) DevOps
8 10 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 10 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 9 (12.00%) Digital Signal Processing
9 9 (12.00%) Signal Processing
10 8 (10.67%) Open Source
11 7 (9.33%) Test Strategy
12 6 (8.00%) API Design
12 6 (8.00%) Integration Testing
12 6 (8.00%) Test Automation
12 6 (8.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.00%) Python
2 19 (25.33%) Java
3 17 (22.67%) C
4 13 (17.33%) Embedded C
5 10 (13.33%) Tcl
6 9 (12.00%) XPath
7 7 (9.33%) C#
8 6 (8.00%) Ruby
8 6 (8.00%) SQL
9 4 (5.33%) C++
10 2 (2.67%) Groovy
10 2 (2.67%) Perl
10 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.33%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (36.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) PhD
3 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) SAP
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle
3 7 (9.33%) WSO2
4 2 (2.67%) EMC
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.33%) BT
5 1 (1.33%) Cadence
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.33%) Samsung
5 1 (1.33%) webMethods
5 1 (1.33%) Xamarin
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