Period
to 22 January 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 22 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 315 299 345
Rank change year-on-year -16 +46 +26
Contract jobs citing Electronics 757 793 613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.83% 0.86% 0.69%
As % of the General category 2.29% 2.22% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 528 476
England median daily rate £475 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.15% +8.55%
10th Percentile £298 £303 £263
90th Percentile £650 £600 £553
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 102 58
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +10.81% -1.33%
10th Percentile £13.50 £19.15 £15.20
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.65 £54.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +10.81% -1.33%

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 33,050 35,670 32,475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.20% 38.88% 36.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,048 23,949 21,699
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 799 831
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £12.70 £12.34 £11.32
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.61 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -9.09%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 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
South West +16 259 £438 +11.46% 130
East of England -9 139 £525 +2.44% 166
London -57 139 £565 +13.00% 84
South East -32 121 £394 -12.50% 191
North of England -23 49 £425 -10.53% 82
Midlands +6 44 £438 +25.00% 99
West Midlands 0 33 £438 +59.82% 73
North West -16 27 £425 -19.05% 48
Yorkshire -15 13 £425 -2.86% 23
East Midlands -1 11 £375 +7.14% 26
North East +1 9 £444 +7.58% 12
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 566 (74.77%) Telecoms
2 556 (73.45%) Manufacturing
3 549 (72.52%) Finance
3 549 (72.52%) Marketing
4 543 (71.73%) SAP
5 541 (71.47%) Business Intelligence
5 541 (71.47%) Programme Management
5 541 (71.47%) Digital Marketing
6 213 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
7 163 (21.53%) Security Cleared
8 117 (15.46%) SC Cleared
9 115 (15.19%) Microsoft
10 106 (14.00%) Java
10 106 (14.00%) Linux
11 100 (13.21%) Greenfield Project
12 97 (12.81%) TDD
13 94 (12.42%) Degree
13 94 (12.42%) Web Services
14 87 (11.49%) SOA
14 87 (11.49%) Scrum
15 86 (11.36%) Middleware
16 80 (10.57%) SOAP
17 79 (10.44%) RESTful
18 77 (10.17%) DevOps
19 76 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
20 71 (9.38%) C++
20 71 (9.38%) Software Engineering
21 67 (8.85%) Configuration Management
22 66 (8.72%) C
23 65 (8.59%) Oracle

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 43 (5.68%) Oracle Service Bus
2 42 (5.55%) Mule
3 40 (5.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 18 (2.38%) Confluence
5 9 (1.19%) CMS
5 9 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.92%) IIS
7 6 (0.79%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.53%) Apache
9 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.26%) Drupal
10 2 (0.26%) nginx
10 2 (0.26%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.13%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.13%) JBoss
11 1 (0.13%) WinCC
11 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (5.55%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.66%) Simulink
6 4 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.40%) InVision
7 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.40%) Pixate
8 2 (0.26%) SPSS
9 1 (0.13%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.13%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 26 (3.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Actimize
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.13%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 76 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.38%) PaaS
4 14 (1.85%) IaaS
5 9 (1.19%) Office 365
6 7 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (0.79%) GitHub
7 6 (0.79%) SaaS
8 5 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.53%) Datadog
9 4 (0.53%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.40%) Boomi
10 3 (0.40%) Serverless
11 2 (0.26%) Amazon Alexa
11 2 (0.26%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.17%) Wireless
2 20 (2.64%) Firewall
3 15 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (1.85%) VPN
5 12 (1.59%) Bluetooth
6 11 (1.45%) Network Security
7 10 (1.32%) HTTP
7 10 (1.32%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.19%) Internet
8 9 (1.19%) Intranet
9 8 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.66%) DLNA
11 5 (0.66%) Multicast
11 5 (0.66%) SNMP
11 5 (0.66%) UPnP
11 5 (0.66%) VoIP
12 4 (0.53%) WLAN
13 3 (0.40%) Broadband
13 3 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.06%) MySQL
6 7 (0.92%) Power BI
7 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.66%) Big Data
8 5 (0.66%) Electronic Patient Records
8 5 (0.66%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.53%) Amazon Athena
9 4 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (0.53%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.40%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 61 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 50 (6.61%) Jenkins
3 29 (3.83%) JIRA
4 26 (3.43%) Maven
5 21 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (2.11%) Selenium
6 16 (2.11%) Visual Studio
6 16 (2.11%) WebDriver
7 15 (1.98%) JMeter
8 11 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (1.32%) JUnit
9 10 (1.32%) SoapUI
9 10 (1.32%) Subversion
9 10 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (0.92%) GCC
10 7 (0.92%) Mockito
11 6 (0.79%) LabVIEW
11 6 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.66%) GoogleTest
12 5 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 566 (74.77%) Telecoms
2 556 (73.45%) Manufacturing
3 549 (72.52%) Finance
3 549 (72.52%) Marketing
4 20 (2.64%) Military
5 15 (1.98%) Law
6 14 (1.85%) Automotive
6 14 (1.85%) Retail
7 11 (1.45%) Aerospace
8 10 (1.32%) Billing
9 4 (0.53%) Legal
10 3 (0.40%) Advertising
10 3 (0.40%) Banking
10 3 (0.40%) Games
11 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (19.68%) Developer
2 61 (8.06%) Analyst
3 57 (7.53%) Software Engineer
4 54 (7.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 45 (5.94%) Architect
5 45 (5.94%) Senior Developer
6 35 (4.62%) Integration Developer
7 33 (4.36%) Embedded Engineer
7 33 (4.36%) Tester
8 32 (4.23%) Java Developer
9 30 (3.96%) Project Manager
10 27 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 27 (3.57%) Senior DevOps
11 26 (3.43%) Business Analyst
11 26 (3.43%) Electronics Engineer
11 26 (3.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 22 (2.91%) Automation Tester
12 22 (2.91%) AWS Engineer
12 22 (2.91%) Support Engineer
13 21 (2.77%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (12.42%) Web Services
2 86 (11.36%) Middleware
3 80 (10.57%) SOAP
4 79 (10.44%) RESTful
5 60 (7.93%) XML
6 58 (7.66%) .NET
7 48 (6.34%) HTML
8 42 (5.55%) Apache Camel
8 42 (5.55%) JSON
9 33 (4.36%) CSS
10 27 (3.57%) REST
11 25 (3.30%) XSLT
12 23 (3.04%) Swagger
13 22 (2.91%) AngularJS
13 22 (2.91%) WireMock
14 20 (2.64%) jQuery
15 17 (2.25%) ASP.NET
16 16 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (1.72%) Taurus
18 11 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 100 (13.21%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.36%) NHS
4 28 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 21 (2.77%) User Experience
6 17 (2.25%) Data Centre
7 15 (1.98%) Public Cloud
8 14 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
8 14 (1.85%) VHDL
9 13 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.45%) Device Driver
11 9 (1.19%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.19%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.06%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.06%) Social Media
13 7 (0.92%) ASIC
13 7 (0.92%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.92%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.66%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 106 (14.00%) Linux
2 54 (7.13%) Windows
3 32 (4.23%) Windows 10
4 24 (3.17%) Android
4 24 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 15 (1.98%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.85%) Unix
8 10 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
8 10 (1.32%) Windows Server
9 8 (1.06%) CentOS
10 7 (0.92%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.79%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.53%) VxWorks
13 3 (0.40%) AIX
13 3 (0.40%) Nucleus RTOS
13 3 (0.40%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.26%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (71.47%) Business Intelligence
1 541 (71.47%) Digital Marketing
1 541 (71.47%) Programme Management
2 213 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (12.81%) TDD
4 87 (11.49%) Scrum
4 87 (11.49%) SOA
5 77 (10.17%) DevOps
6 71 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 67 (8.85%) Configuration Management
8 57 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
9 55 (7.27%) Test Automation
10 45 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (5.81%) Computer Science
12 42 (5.55%) Project Management
13 35 (4.62%) ITIL
14 34 (4.49%) OO
15 33 (4.36%) CRM
16 31 (4.10%) Mathematics
17 29 (3.83%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 106 (14.00%) Java
2 71 (9.38%) C++
3 66 (8.72%) C
4 61 (8.06%) JavaScript
5 57 (7.53%) SQL
6 54 (7.13%) Python
7 53 (7.00%) C#
8 35 (4.62%) Java 8
9 28 (3.70%) PowerShell
10 23 (3.04%) Embedded C
11 22 (2.91%) XPath
12 13 (1.72%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.59%) Embedded C++
14 11 (1.45%) Perl
14 11 (1.45%) TypeScript
15 10 (1.32%) Groovy
15 10 (1.32%) MATLAB
15 10 (1.32%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.19%) Ruby
17 8 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 163 (21.53%) Security Cleared
2 117 (15.46%) SC Cleared
3 94 (12.42%) Degree
4 40 (5.28%) DV Cleared
5 28 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.92%) CCNP
8 7 (0.92%) HND
8 7 (0.92%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.92%) MCDST
9 6 (0.79%) CISSP
9 6 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.66%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.66%) CEH
10 5 (0.66%) PhD
11 4 (0.53%) CCNA
11 4 (0.53%) HNC
11 4 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.64%) JSP 440
2 19 (2.51%) RMADS
3 13 (1.72%) QA
4 8 (1.06%) PMO
5 7 (0.92%) SLA
6 6 (0.79%) JTAG
7 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.40%) GDPR
8 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.40%) WCAG
9 2 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.26%) DO-254
9 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.13%) COSHH
10 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.13%) DO-160
10 1 (0.13%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.13%) HL7
10 1 (0.13%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 28 (3.70%) Firmware
2 18 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.85%) Docker
4 3 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.26%) Ceph
5 2 (0.26%) etcd
5 2 (0.26%) flannel
5 2 (0.26%) GlusterFS
5 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.26%) SkyDNS
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 63 (8.32%) Ansible
2 41 (5.42%) Terraform
3 25 (3.30%) Puppet
4 20 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.32%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.79%) Graphite
6 6 (0.79%) SCCM
7 4 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.53%) Grafana
7 4 (0.53%) Nagios
7 4 (0.53%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.26%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.26%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.26%) rkt
8 2 (0.26%) Sysdig
8 2 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 543 (71.73%) SAP
2 115 (15.19%) Microsoft
3 65 (8.59%) Oracle
4 42 (5.55%) WSO2
5 23 (3.04%) Cisco
6 17 (2.25%) Red Hat
7 14 (1.85%) VMware
8 13 (1.72%) Google
8 13 (1.72%) IBM
9 9 (1.19%) Talend
10 8 (1.06%) Xilinx
11 7 (0.92%) Apple
11 7 (0.92%) Dell
11 7 (0.92%) EMC
11 7 (0.92%) Splunk
12 6 (0.79%) Tableau
13 5 (0.66%) Intel
13 5 (0.66%) Qualys
13 5 (0.66%) Snow
13 5 (0.66%) Veritas