Period
to 17 June 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 17 June 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 312 364 250
Rank change year-on-year +52 -114 +124
Contract jobs citing Electronics 689 617 855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.83% 0.68% 1.02%
As % of the General category 2.31% 1.81% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 407 623
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +18.42%
10th Percentile £254 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £638 £619
UK median daily rate £525 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 82 83
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £18.64 £28.53 £20.44
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £66.50
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +3.33%

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 29,765 34,069 32,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.94% 37.52% 38.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,475 22,502 21,522
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 656 796 806
England median hourly rate £32.50 £26.86 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.02% +7.42% -4.76%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.47 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% -6.24%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in England

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in England

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in England over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronics in England

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in England

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in England over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Electronics in England

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 17 June 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
South West +24 224 £525 +31.25% 83
London +46 147 £519 -1.19% 31
South East +31 141 £488 +8.33% 129
East of England -13 108 £525 - 87
Midlands +28 42 £420 +20.00% 76
West Midlands +8 29 £450 +16.13% 48
North of England +1 26 £445 -11.00% 58
North West -9 17 £463 -15.91% 17
East Midlands +22 13 £415 +18.57% 28
Yorkshire +10 8 £350 -9.68% 26
North East +13 1 £475 -1.30% 15
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 England region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 508 (73.73%) Manufacturing
2 504 (73.15%) Telecoms
3 492 (71.41%) Finance
3 492 (71.41%) Marketing
4 491 (71.26%) SAP
5 489 (70.97%) Business Intelligence
6 487 (70.68%) Programme Management
6 487 (70.68%) Digital Marketing
7 213 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
8 186 (27.00%) Security Cleared
9 136 (19.74%) SC Cleared
10 126 (18.29%) Java
11 114 (16.55%) TDD
12 98 (14.22%) Web Services
13 97 (14.08%) RESTful
14 96 (13.93%) SOA
15 95 (13.79%) SOAP
15 95 (13.79%) Middleware
16 91 (13.21%) Greenfield Project
17 90 (13.06%) Oracle
18 85 (12.34%) C
19 81 (11.76%) Degree
20 75 (10.89%) Microsoft
21 73 (10.60%) Software Engineering
22 72 (10.45%) Linux
22 72 (10.45%) Mule
22 72 (10.45%) WSO2
22 72 (10.45%) Apache Camel
23 70 (10.16%) Oracle Service Bus
23 70 (10.16%) Oracle SOA Suite

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 72 (10.45%) Mule
2 70 (10.16%) Oracle Service Bus
2 70 (10.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.02%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.73%) IIS
6 4 (0.58%) CMS
6 4 (0.58%) Confluence
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.44%) Apache
7 3 (0.44%) JBoss
8 2 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.15%) SAS
9 1 (0.15%) WildFly
9 1 (0.15%) WinCC
Applications
1 16 (2.32%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.89%) Simulink
4 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.87%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.44%) Sketch
7 2 (0.29%) Autodesk Inventor
7 2 (0.29%) CATIA
7 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.29%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.29%) Siemens NX
7 2 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.15%) Avid Media Composer
8 1 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.15%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 16 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.44%) C-CURE
3 1 (0.15%) Actimize
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.15%) Primavera
3 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.15%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 55 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.61%) Office 365
4 17 (2.47%) SaaS
5 16 (2.32%) IaaS
5 16 (2.32%) PaaS
6 15 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (1.89%) Power Platform
8 12 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (1.45%) Azure Functions
9 10 (1.45%) Serverless
10 6 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.44%) Datadog
13 2 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.19%) Firewall
2 15 (2.18%) Wireless
3 14 (2.03%) DNS
4 11 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (1.45%) HTTP
5 10 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.45%) VPN
5 10 (1.45%) WAN
6 9 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (1.16%) Bluetooth
7 8 (1.16%) DVB
7 8 (1.16%) LAN
7 8 (1.16%) RS-232
7 8 (1.16%) RS-485
7 8 (1.16%) Skype
8 6 (0.87%) DHCP
8 6 (0.87%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.87%) Network Security
8 6 (0.87%) VoIP
9 5 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.32%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.18%) Big Data
4 13 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (1.74%) Power BI
6 9 (1.31%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.73%) MySQL
9 4 (0.58%) Couchbase
9 4 (0.58%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.58%) Electronic Patient Records
10 3 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.44%) Data Mart
10 3 (0.44%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (0.44%) Triplestore
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.29%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (7.11%) Git (software)
2 32 (4.64%) Jenkins
3 29 (4.21%) Maven
4 23 (3.34%) Visual Studio
5 19 (2.76%) JIRA
5 19 (2.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 14 (2.03%) Subversion
7 13 (1.89%) Selenium
8 8 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (0.73%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.73%) webpack
11 4 (0.58%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.58%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.44%) Axure RP
12 3 (0.44%) ClearQuest
12 3 (0.44%) LabVIEW
12 3 (0.44%) Redmine
12 3 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.29%) JMeter
General
1 508 (73.73%) Manufacturing
2 504 (73.15%) Telecoms
3 492 (71.41%) Finance
3 492 (71.41%) Marketing
4 21 (3.05%) Retail
5 20 (2.90%) Military
6 18 (2.61%) Law
7 16 (2.32%) Billing
8 15 (2.18%) Automotive
9 9 (1.31%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.44%) Banking
10 3 (0.44%) Legal
11 2 (0.29%) Advertising
11 2 (0.29%) Back Office
11 2 (0.29%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) French Language
12 1 (0.15%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 164 (23.80%) Developer
2 81 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 73 (10.60%) Senior Developer
4 70 (10.16%) Architect
5 62 (9.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 51 (7.40%) Software Engineer
7 31 (4.50%) Windows Engineer
8 30 (4.35%) Embedded Engineer
9 28 (4.06%) Analyst
10 26 (3.77%) AWS Engineer
11 25 (3.63%) Support Engineer
12 24 (3.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 23 (3.34%) Security Architect
14 22 (3.19%) C# Developer
15 21 (3.05%) Desktop Support
15 21 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
15 21 (3.05%) Integration Developer
15 21 (3.05%) Network Engineer
16 19 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
16 19 (2.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (14.22%) Web Services
2 97 (14.08%) RESTful
3 95 (13.79%) Middleware
3 95 (13.79%) SOAP
4 72 (10.45%) Apache Camel
5 54 (7.84%) .NET
6 49 (7.11%) XML
7 48 (6.97%) HTML
8 45 (6.53%) JSON
9 30 (4.35%) CSS
10 27 (3.92%) XSLT
11 26 (3.77%) Swagger
11 26 (3.77%) WireMock
12 24 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (3.19%) REST
14 17 (2.47%) AngularJS
14 17 (2.47%) ASP.NET
15 13 (1.89%) Node.js
16 12 (1.74%) Elastic Stack
16 12 (1.74%) React
Miscellaneous
1 91 (13.21%) Greenfield Project
2 50 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.06%) NHS
4 23 (3.34%) User Experience
5 22 (3.19%) Embedded Systems
5 22 (3.19%) VHDL
6 19 (2.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 17 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.47%) Public Cloud
8 15 (2.18%) ASIC
8 15 (2.18%) Data Structures
9 13 (1.89%) Algorithms
9 13 (1.89%) Analogue Electronics
10 12 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
10 12 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.60%) CESG
12 9 (1.31%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.31%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.16%) Device Driver
14 7 (1.02%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 72 (10.45%) Linux
2 69 (10.01%) Windows
3 49 (7.11%) Windows 10
4 20 (2.90%) Windows 7
5 18 (2.61%) Embedded Linux
6 15 (2.18%) Android
7 14 (2.03%) Unix
8 13 (1.89%) Windows Server
9 10 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.02%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.73%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.58%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.44%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.29%) CentOS
14 2 (0.29%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.15%) Solaris
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (70.97%) Business Intelligence
2 487 (70.68%) Digital Marketing
2 487 (70.68%) Programme Management
3 213 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (16.55%) TDD
5 96 (13.93%) SOA
6 73 (10.60%) Software Engineering
7 56 (8.13%) Test Automation
8 54 (7.84%) DevOps
9 46 (6.68%) Scrum
10 43 (6.24%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (4.79%) Computer Science
12 33 (4.79%) Project Management
13 29 (4.21%) Configuration Management
14 27 (3.92%) TOGAF
15 26 (3.77%) Service Management
16 24 (3.48%) Migration
16 24 (3.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (3.34%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 126 (18.29%) Java
2 85 (12.34%) C
3 70 (10.16%) C++
4 67 (9.72%) Java 8
5 65 (9.43%) JavaScript
6 57 (8.27%) Python
7 51 (7.40%) C#
8 42 (6.10%) SQL
9 28 (4.06%) Embedded C
10 26 (3.77%) XPath
11 16 (2.32%) Embedded C++
12 15 (2.18%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.74%) MATLAB
13 12 (1.74%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.45%) Assembly Language
14 10 (1.45%) TypeScript
15 9 (1.31%) Perl
16 8 (1.16%) PHP
16 8 (1.16%) Ruby
17 7 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 186 (27.00%) Security Cleared
2 136 (19.74%) SC Cleared
3 81 (11.76%) Degree
4 66 (9.58%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.60%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.31%) HND
9 6 (0.87%) HNC
10 5 (0.73%) CISSP
10 5 (0.73%) SANS
11 4 (0.58%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.58%) CCNP
11 4 (0.58%) CISA
11 4 (0.58%) CISM
11 4 (0.58%) PhD
12 3 (0.44%) CCIE
12 3 (0.44%) CCNA
12 3 (0.44%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.90%) JSP 440
2 18 (2.61%) RMADS
3 17 (2.47%) QA
4 7 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.87%) DO-254
6 5 (0.73%) DO-178B
7 4 (0.58%) JTAG
8 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.44%) PMO
9 2 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.29%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.29%) MISRA
9 2 (0.29%) NCSC
9 2 (0.29%) NIST
9 2 (0.29%) SLA
10 1 (0.15%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.15%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (5.52%) Firmware
2 30 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.90%) Docker
4 7 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.58%) vSphere
6 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.15%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.15%) GPFS
7 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.15%) LXC
7 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.15%) Samba
7 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.15%) Xen
7 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (4.35%) Ansible
2 22 (3.19%) Terraform
3 18 (2.61%) Kubernetes
4 17 (2.47%) SCCM
5 12 (1.74%) Puppet
6 10 (1.45%) AirWatch
6 10 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.16%) Grafana
8 7 (1.02%) Kibana
9 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.58%) Packer
11 2 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.29%) SCOM
12 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.15%) Graphite
12 1 (0.15%) Nagios
12 1 (0.15%) SELinux
12 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 491 (71.26%) SAP
2 90 (13.06%) Oracle
3 75 (10.89%) Microsoft
4 72 (10.45%) WSO2
5 38 (5.52%) Talend
6 23 (3.34%) Cisco
7 16 (2.32%) VMware
8 12 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.31%) EMC
10 7 (1.02%) Google
11 6 (0.87%) CheckPoint
11 6 (0.87%) Mentor Graphics
12 5 (0.73%) Adobe
12 5 (0.73%) Dell
12 5 (0.73%) IBM
12 5 (0.73%) Xilinx
13 4 (0.58%) Apple
13 4 (0.58%) Citrix
13 4 (0.58%) Splunk
14 3 (0.44%) Tableau