Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 118 151
Rank change year-on-year +57 +33 -11
Contract jobs citing Electronics 166 66 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.49% 1.47% 0.85%
As % of the General category 9.49% 4.78% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 44 15
East of England median daily rate £513 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +32.35% -17.58%
10th Percentile £304 £259 £246
90th Percentile £600 £575 £515
England median daily rate £475 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +15.15% +8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 8 17
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - -11.76%
10th Percentile £28.75 £32.50 £23.00
90th Percentile £50.95 £43.75 £44.34
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +4.17%

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 1,749 1,381 1,705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.78% 30.71% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 829 905
East of England median daily rate £428 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.88% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £213 £225
90th Percentile £595 £544 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 108 172
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.95% +17.31% +15.56%
10th Percentile £12.32 £11.32 £12.63
90th Percentile £49.97 £45.00 £45.65
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +14.59%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 +37 93 £525 +10.53% 23
Cambridgeshire +17 67 £300 -14.29% 100
Hertfordshire -12 3 £375 +50.00% 36
Suffolk +12 1 - - 2
Norfolk - 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £363 - 11
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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.

1 107 (64.46%) Telecoms
2 97 (58.43%) Marketing
3 95 (57.23%) Finance
3 95 (57.23%) Manufacturing
3 95 (57.23%) Programme Management
4 94 (56.63%) SAP
4 94 (56.63%) Business Intelligence
4 94 (56.63%) Digital Marketing
5 82 (49.40%) TDD
6 81 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
7 77 (46.39%) Greenfield Project
8 74 (44.58%) SOA
9 67 (40.36%) XML
10 63 (37.95%) Middleware
11 62 (37.35%) JSON
12 56 (33.73%) SOAP
13 55 (33.13%) Maven
14 54 (32.53%) XSLT
15 52 (31.33%) Oracle
15 52 (31.33%) Mule
15 52 (31.33%) Oracle Service Bus
15 52 (31.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 52 (31.33%) WSO2
16 51 (30.72%) Swagger
16 51 (30.72%) XPath
16 51 (30.72%) WireMock
17 50 (30.12%) Apache Camel
17 50 (30.12%) Web Services
18 44 (26.51%) RESTful
19 36 (21.69%) 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 52 (31.33%) Mule
1 52 (31.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 52 (31.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (2.41%) FrameMaker
2 3 (1.81%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.27%) Wireless
2 16 (9.64%) Bluetooth
2 16 (9.64%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (3.01%) Broadband
4 4 (2.41%) 802.11
4 4 (2.41%) NFC
4 4 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.41%) WAN
4 4 (2.41%) xDSL
5 3 (1.81%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.20%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.60%) ADSL
7 1 (0.60%) DSL
7 1 (0.60%) FlexRay
7 1 (0.60%) GPRS
7 1 (0.60%) LAN
7 1 (0.60%) VDSL
7 1 (0.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 55 (33.13%) Maven
2 9 (5.42%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.82%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.60%) XMLSpy
General
1 107 (64.46%) Telecoms
2 97 (58.43%) Marketing
3 95 (57.23%) Finance
3 95 (57.23%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.41%) Automotive
5 3 (1.81%) Back Office
5 3 (1.81%) Law
5 3 (1.81%) Local Government
5 3 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 58 (34.94%) Developer
2 45 (27.11%) Integration Developer
3 33 (19.88%) Senior Developer
4 32 (19.28%) Agile Developer
5 30 (18.07%) SOA Developer
6 22 (13.25%) Embedded Engineer
7 21 (12.65%) Lead Developer
8 18 (10.84%) Software Engineer
9 16 (9.64%) Senior Agile Developer
10 14 (8.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 14 (8.43%) Test Engineer
11 10 (6.02%) C Software Engineer
11 10 (6.02%) Embedded C Engineer
12 9 (5.42%) Embedded C Software Engineer
13 8 (4.82%) Analyst
13 8 (4.82%) Business Analyst
13 8 (4.82%) Senior Tester
13 8 (4.82%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (4.82%) Technical Business Analyst
13 8 (4.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (40.36%) XML
2 63 (37.95%) Middleware
3 62 (37.35%) JSON
4 56 (33.73%) SOAP
5 54 (32.53%) XSLT
6 51 (30.72%) Swagger
6 51 (30.72%) WireMock
7 50 (30.12%) Apache Camel
7 50 (30.12%) Web Services
8 44 (26.51%) RESTful
9 12 (7.23%) WSDL
10 8 (4.82%) REST
11 7 (4.22%) JSON Schema
11 7 (4.22%) XSD
12 6 (3.61%) HTML
13 4 (2.41%) 802.1X
14 3 (1.81%) .NET
15 2 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
16 1 (0.60%) MFC
16 1 (0.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 77 (46.39%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (6.63%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.42%) Device Driver
5 7 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (3.61%) NHS
7 3 (1.81%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.81%) Infotainment
7 3 (1.81%) VHDL
8 1 (0.60%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.46%) Linux
2 9 (5.42%) Windows
3 6 (3.61%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Android
4 1 (0.60%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (57.23%) Programme Management
2 94 (56.63%) Business Intelligence
2 94 (56.63%) Digital Marketing
3 82 (49.40%) TDD
4 81 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (44.58%) SOA
6 30 (18.07%) Scrum
7 22 (13.25%) Software Engineering
8 18 (10.84%) Test Automation
9 17 (10.24%) DevOps
10 11 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (6.02%) Coaching
12 9 (5.42%) Test Scripting
13 8 (4.82%) API Design
13 8 (4.82%) API Testing
13 8 (4.82%) Business Analysis
14 7 (4.22%) Configuration Management
14 7 (4.22%) Kanban
15 6 (3.61%) Digital Signal Processing
15 6 (3.61%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (30.72%) XPath
2 36 (21.69%) Python
3 33 (19.88%) C
4 27 (16.27%) Java
5 21 (12.65%) C++
6 17 (10.24%) Embedded C
7 9 (5.42%) Embedded C++
8 8 (4.82%) Groovy
8 8 (4.82%) Tcl
9 6 (3.61%) SQL
10 3 (1.81%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.81%) Perl
10 3 (1.81%) R
10 3 (1.81%) X++
11 2 (1.20%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.60%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (10.24%) Degree
2 6 (3.61%) MCSE
2 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.60%) HNC
4 1 (0.60%) HND
4 1 (0.60%) ISEB
4 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.60%) JSP 440
1 1 (0.60%) MISRA
System Software
1 14 (8.43%) Firmware
2 5 (3.01%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 2 (1.20%) Docker
4 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.01%) Puppet
2 4 (2.41%) Ansible
3 2 (1.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 94 (56.63%) SAP
2 52 (31.33%) Oracle
2 52 (31.33%) WSO2
3 6 (3.61%) VMware
4 2 (1.20%) EMC
4 2 (1.20%) Talend
5 1 (0.60%) Altera
5 1 (0.60%) Atmel
5 1 (0.60%) BT
5 1 (0.60%) Xilinx