Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 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
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 120 158
Rank change year-on-year +69 +38 -19
Contract jobs citing Electronics 186 64 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.65% 1.33% 0.78%
As % of the General category 10.15% 4.20% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 38 15
East of England median daily rate £513 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +32.35% -13.10%
10th Percentile £320 £238 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £515
England median daily rate £475 £415 £375
% change year-on-year +14.46% +10.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 11 15
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £28.75 £32.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £50.65 £43.75 £42.25
England median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.00% - +2.54%

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 1832 1524 1807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 35.99% 31.66% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 905 915
East of England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -1.84%
10th Percentile £263 £212 £215
90th Percentile £600 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £436
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.27% +2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 123 183
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +19.23% -13.33%
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.32 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.83 £43.75 £44.35
England median hourly rate £26.61 £23.51 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.16% -5.96% +13.64%

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 14 December 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
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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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 +39 111 £525 +10.53% 13
Cambridgeshire +19 71 £300 -14.29% 56
Hertfordshire -16 2 £375 +50.00% 4
Suffolk +9 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £363 - 2
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 127 (68.28%) Telecoms
2 116 (62.37%) Marketing
3 114 (61.29%) Finance
3 114 (61.29%) Manufacturing
3 114 (61.29%) Programme Management
4 113 (60.75%) SAP
4 113 (60.75%) Business Intelligence
4 113 (60.75%) Digital Marketing
5 106 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
6 104 (55.91%) TDD
7 96 (51.61%) SOA
8 89 (47.85%) Middleware
9 78 (41.94%) Greenfield Project
10 76 (40.86%) XML
11 71 (38.17%) JSON
12 63 (33.87%) XSLT
13 61 (32.80%) Oracle
13 61 (32.80%) Mule
13 61 (32.80%) Oracle Service Bus
13 61 (32.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 61 (32.80%) WSO2
13 61 (32.80%) Apache Camel
14 60 (32.26%) WireMock
14 60 (32.26%) Swagger
14 60 (32.26%) XPath
14 60 (32.26%) Maven
15 42 (22.58%) SOAP
16 41 (22.04%) Scrum
17 38 (20.43%) C
18 37 (19.89%) Python

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 61 (32.80%) Mule
1 61 (32.80%) Oracle Service Bus
1 61 (32.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (2.15%) FrameMaker
2 3 (1.61%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.74%) Wireless
2 21 (11.29%) Wi-Fi
3 17 (9.14%) Bluetooth
4 9 (4.84%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.69%) Broadband
6 4 (2.15%) 802.11
6 4 (2.15%) NFC
6 4 (2.15%) WAN
6 4 (2.15%) xDSL
7 1 (0.54%) ADSL
7 1 (0.54%) DSL
7 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.54%) GPRS
7 1 (0.54%) LAN
7 1 (0.54%) VDSL
7 1 (0.54%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 60 (32.26%) Maven
2 23 (12.37%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.76%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.15%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.08%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.08%) Buildbot
5 2 (1.08%) CMake
5 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.08%) JIRA
5 2 (1.08%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.54%) XMLSpy
General
1 127 (68.28%) Telecoms
2 116 (62.37%) Marketing
3 114 (61.29%) Finance
3 114 (61.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.61%) Back Office
4 3 (1.61%) Local Government
4 3 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.08%) Automotive
5 2 (1.08%) Law
6 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 67 (36.02%) Developer
2 48 (25.81%) Integration Developer
3 43 (23.12%) Agile Developer
4 41 (22.04%) Senior Developer
4 41 (22.04%) SOA Developer
5 27 (14.52%) Embedded Engineer
6 25 (13.44%) Lead Developer
7 24 (12.90%) Software Engineer
8 23 (12.37%) Senior Agile Developer
9 22 (11.83%) DevOps Engineer
10 19 (10.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 17 (9.14%) Integration Engineer
12 16 (8.60%) Middleware Engineer
13 15 (8.06%) C Software Engineer
14 14 (7.53%) Embedded C Engineer
14 14 (7.53%) Embedded C Software Engineer
14 14 (7.53%) Test Engineer
15 12 (6.45%) C++ Software Engineer
15 12 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
16 11 (5.91%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (47.85%) Middleware
2 76 (40.86%) XML
3 71 (38.17%) JSON
4 63 (33.87%) XSLT
5 61 (32.80%) Apache Camel
6 60 (32.26%) Swagger
6 60 (32.26%) WireMock
7 42 (22.58%) SOAP
8 36 (19.35%) Web Services
9 30 (16.13%) RESTful
10 12 (6.45%) WSDL
11 9 (4.84%) XSD
12 7 (3.76%) REST
13 6 (3.23%) HTML
13 6 (3.23%) JSON Schema
14 4 (2.15%) .NET
14 4 (2.15%) 802.1X
15 2 (1.08%) MFC
16 1 (0.54%) OpenGL
16 1 (0.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 78 (41.94%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (7.53%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.53%) Device Driver
3 13 (6.99%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.23%) NHS
6 4 (2.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.61%) Infotainment
8 2 (1.08%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.54%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.54%) Social Media
9 1 (0.54%) VHDL
9 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.98%) Linux
2 11 (5.91%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (3.76%) Windows
4 2 (1.08%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (0.54%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.54%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (61.29%) Programme Management
2 113 (60.75%) Business Intelligence
2 113 (60.75%) Digital Marketing
3 106 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (55.91%) TDD
5 96 (51.61%) SOA
6 41 (22.04%) Scrum
7 29 (15.59%) Software Engineering
8 28 (15.05%) DevOps
9 27 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (12.37%) Configuration Management
11 16 (8.60%) Test Automation
12 10 (5.38%) Test Scripting
13 9 (4.84%) Device Driver Development
14 8 (4.30%) Coaching
15 7 (3.76%) API Design
15 7 (3.76%) API Testing
15 7 (3.76%) Business Analysis
15 7 (3.76%) Digital Signal Processing
15 7 (3.76%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 60 (32.26%) XPath
2 38 (20.43%) C
3 37 (19.89%) Python
4 27 (14.52%) Java
5 26 (13.98%) C++
6 20 (10.75%) Embedded C
7 14 (7.53%) Embedded C++
8 9 (4.84%) Tcl
9 7 (3.76%) Groovy
10 6 (3.23%) R
10 6 (3.23%) SQL
11 3 (1.61%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.61%) X++
12 2 (1.08%) C#
12 2 (1.08%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.08%) Perl
13 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (11.29%) Degree
2 6 (3.23%) MCSE
2 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) HNC
5 1 (0.54%) HND
5 1 (0.54%) ISEB
5 1 (0.54%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.08%) MISRA
2 1 (0.54%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (6.45%) Firmware
2 10 (5.38%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Systems Management
1 21 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (11.29%) Puppet
2 5 (2.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 113 (60.75%) SAP
2 61 (32.80%) Oracle
2 61 (32.80%) WSO2
3 6 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (0.54%) Altera
4 1 (0.54%) Atmel
4 1 (0.54%) BT
4 1 (0.54%) Xilinx