Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 317 368 222
Rank change year-on-year +51 -146 +191
Contract jobs citing Electronics 654 622 1,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.81% 0.67% 1.21%
As % of the General category 2.09% 1.66% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 468 699
England median daily rate £475 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +18.75%
10th Percentile £148 £300 £300
90th Percentile £668 £638 £608
UK median daily rate £450 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 59 108
England median hourly rate £45.75 £44.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +11.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £18.49 £22.31 £16.97
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £66.13
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +0.63%

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 31,351 37,366 39,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.96% 40.43% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,377 24,691 26,186
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £278
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 986 961
England median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +9.76%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £11.35
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.09% -4.84% +9.76%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +17 224 £525 +31.25% 121
London +92 160 £480 -10.70% 56
South East +52 118 £361 -3.67% 177
East of England -39 84 £433 -17.62% 173
Midlands +44 46 £425 -5.56% 104
West Midlands +39 35 £450 -1.37% 60
North of England +3 19 £450 -2.70% 71
North West +6 14 £463 +9.47% 37
East Midlands +24 11 £394 +18.87% 43
Yorkshire +23 4 £225 -47.06% 25
North East +18 1 - - 9
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 474 (72.48%) Manufacturing
2 472 (72.17%) Telecoms
3 464 (70.95%) Marketing
4 463 (70.80%) Finance
4 463 (70.80%) SAP
4 463 (70.80%) Public Sector
5 459 (70.18%) Business Intelligence
5 459 (70.18%) Programme Management
5 459 (70.18%) Digital Marketing
6 163 (24.92%) Security Cleared
7 139 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
8 108 (16.51%) SC Cleared
9 101 (15.44%) Windows
10 83 (12.69%) Windows 10
11 79 (12.08%) Java
11 79 (12.08%) Degree
12 78 (11.93%) C
13 75 (11.47%) Software Engineering
14 74 (11.31%) Microsoft
15 64 (9.79%) C++
16 63 (9.63%) DV Cleared
17 61 (9.33%) Web Services
18 55 (8.41%) Linux
18 55 (8.41%) TDD
19 54 (8.26%) RESTful
19 54 (8.26%) Azure
20 51 (7.80%) Python
20 51 (7.80%) JavaScript
21 49 (7.49%) Middleware
22 48 (7.34%) Greenfield Project

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 34 (5.20%) Mule
1 34 (5.20%) Oracle Service Bus
1 34 (5.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (1.53%) CMS
2 10 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.22%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.76%) Confluence
5 3 (0.46%) Apache
6 2 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.31%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.31%) Drupal
6 2 (0.31%) Jetty
6 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.15%) JBoss
7 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.15%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 18 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.07%) Simulink
4 6 (0.92%) AutoCAD
4 6 (0.92%) Doxygen
4 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.61%) Sketch
6 3 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.31%) Autodesk Inventor
7 2 (0.31%) CATIA
7 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.31%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.31%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.15%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) Primavera
3 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 54 (8.26%) Azure
2 31 (4.74%) AWS
3 28 (4.28%) Office 365
4 18 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (2.60%) SaaS
6 11 (1.68%) Power Platform
7 9 (1.38%) PaaS
8 8 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (1.22%) GitHub
8 8 (1.22%) Serverless
9 7 (1.07%) Azure Functions
10 6 (0.92%) IaaS
11 4 (0.61%) GCP
12 3 (0.46%) Amazon Alexa
13 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.31%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.31%) Google Tag Manager
13 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.82%) DNS
2 21 (3.21%) Wireless
3 19 (2.91%) Firewall
4 14 (2.14%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (1.38%) RS-232
7 8 (1.22%) DHCP
7 8 (1.22%) Skype
7 8 (1.22%) WAN
8 7 (1.07%) Bluetooth
8 7 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (1.07%) DVB
8 7 (1.07%) RS-485
8 7 (1.07%) VPN
9 6 (0.92%) Ethernet
9 6 (0.92%) FTP
9 6 (0.92%) Internet
10 5 (0.76%) HTTP
10 5 (0.76%) VoIP
10 5 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (1.68%) Power BI
4 9 (1.38%) Big Data
5 8 (1.22%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (0.92%) MySQL
8 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.61%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (0.46%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.46%) Data Mart
9 3 (0.46%) DataStage
9 3 (0.46%) DB2
9 3 (0.46%) Informix
9 3 (0.46%) QualityStage
9 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.46%) Triplestore
10 2 (0.31%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.31%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (5.05%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.75%) Jenkins
3 17 (2.60%) Visual Studio
4 14 (2.14%) JIRA
5 12 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (1.07%) Maven
6 7 (1.07%) Selenium
7 4 (0.61%) Gerrit
7 4 (0.61%) Subversion
7 4 (0.61%) webpack
8 3 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.46%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.46%) ClearQuest
8 3 (0.46%) JUnit
8 3 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.31%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.31%) JMeter
9 2 (0.31%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.31%) Mocha
General
1 474 (72.48%) Manufacturing
2 472 (72.17%) Telecoms
3 464 (70.95%) Marketing
4 463 (70.80%) Finance
4 463 (70.80%) Public Sector
5 20 (3.06%) Law
6 14 (2.14%) Retail
7 13 (1.99%) Military
8 11 (1.68%) Banking
9 9 (1.38%) Automotive
9 9 (1.38%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.92%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.92%) Publishing
11 4 (0.61%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.61%) Legal
12 3 (0.46%) Games
12 3 (0.46%) German Language
12 3 (0.46%) Local Government
12 3 (0.46%) Police
13 2 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 108 (16.51%) Developer
2 74 (11.31%) Architect
3 54 (8.26%) Windows Engineer
4 53 (8.10%) Software Engineer
5 48 (7.34%) Java Developer
6 41 (6.27%) Embedded Engineer
6 41 (6.27%) Senior Developer
7 40 (6.12%) Support Engineer
8 39 (5.96%) Consultant
8 39 (5.96%) Desktop Support
9 35 (5.35%) Senior Java Developer
10 34 (5.20%) Analyst
11 32 (4.89%) Desktop Engineer
12 31 (4.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 30 (4.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 30 (4.59%) Project Manager
14 27 (4.13%) Windows Support Engineer
15 23 (3.52%) Security Architect
16 20 (3.06%) Business Analyst
16 20 (3.06%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (9.33%) Web Services
2 54 (8.26%) RESTful
3 49 (7.49%) Middleware
4 45 (6.88%) SOAP
5 42 (6.42%) HTML
6 36 (5.50%) Apache Camel
7 27 (4.13%) CSS
8 26 (3.98%) .NET
8 26 (3.98%) XML
9 14 (2.14%) JSON
10 13 (1.99%) REST
11 11 (1.68%) Elastic Stack
11 11 (1.68%) XSLT
12 10 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (1.38%) Node.js
14 8 (1.22%) Lambda Expressions
14 8 (1.22%) Spring
15 7 (1.07%) .NET Core
15 7 (1.07%) CSS3
15 7 (1.07%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.34%) Greenfield Project
2 37 (5.66%) NHS
3 30 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.28%) Embedded Systems
5 22 (3.36%) User Experience
6 17 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.45%) Social Media
8 11 (1.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 10 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.53%) VHDL
10 9 (1.38%) PKI
10 9 (1.38%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.22%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.07%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.07%) Analogue Electronics
12 7 (1.07%) ASIC
12 7 (1.07%) Digital TV
13 6 (0.92%) IPTV
13 6 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (0.92%) STB
Operating Systems
1 101 (15.44%) Windows
2 83 (12.69%) Windows 10
3 55 (8.41%) Linux
4 31 (4.74%) Windows 7
5 18 (2.75%) Android
6 17 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
7 12 (1.83%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.53%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.38%) Unix
10 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.46%) FreeRTOS
11 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.31%) AIX
12 2 (0.31%) Solaris
12 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (70.18%) Business Intelligence
1 459 (70.18%) Digital Marketing
1 459 (70.18%) Programme Management
2 139 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (11.47%) Software Engineering
4 55 (8.41%) TDD
5 45 (6.88%) SOA
6 40 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
7 39 (5.96%) DevOps
8 33 (5.05%) Project Management
9 29 (4.43%) Scrum
10 28 (4.28%) ITIL
10 28 (4.28%) Mathematics
11 27 (4.13%) Computer Science
11 27 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (3.98%) Mobile Device Management
13 23 (3.52%) ArchiMate
14 21 (3.21%) Decision-Making
14 21 (3.21%) Migration
15 20 (3.06%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 79 (12.08%) Java
2 78 (11.93%) C
3 64 (9.79%) C++
4 51 (7.80%) JavaScript
4 51 (7.80%) Python
5 35 (5.35%) Embedded C
6 34 (5.20%) Java 8
7 33 (5.05%) SQL
8 30 (4.59%) C#
9 15 (2.29%) Embedded C++
10 11 (1.68%) PHP
11 9 (1.38%) MATLAB
12 8 (1.22%) Perl
12 8 (1.22%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.07%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.92%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.92%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.92%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.92%) XPath
15 4 (0.61%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 163 (24.92%) Security Cleared
2 108 (16.51%) SC Cleared
3 79 (12.08%) Degree
4 63 (9.63%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.22%) CCNA
7 8 (1.22%) CISSP
7 8 (1.22%) SANS
8 7 (1.07%) CISA
8 7 (1.07%) CISM
8 7 (1.07%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.92%) CCNP
10 4 (0.61%) CBAP
10 4 (0.61%) CCIE
10 4 (0.61%) HND
10 4 (0.61%) IIBA
11 3 (0.46%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.46%) MCSE
11 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.21%) JSP 440
2 19 (2.91%) QA
2 19 (2.91%) RMADS
3 7 (1.07%) DO-254
4 6 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.46%) SLA
6 2 (0.31%) GDPR
6 2 (0.31%) HL7
6 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.31%) MISRA
6 2 (0.31%) PMO
7 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.15%) DO-160
7 1 (0.15%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.15%) JTAG
7 1 (0.15%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.15%) NCSC
System Software
1 40 (6.12%) Firmware
2 35 (5.35%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.75%) Docker
4 4 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.15%) LXC
7 1 (0.15%) Samba
7 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.15%) Xen
7 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (3.82%) SCCM
2 20 (3.06%) AirWatch
3 14 (2.14%) Ansible
3 14 (2.14%) Kubernetes
4 13 (1.99%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (1.83%) Terraform
6 4 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.31%) Grafana
7 2 (0.31%) Kibana
7 2 (0.31%) SCOM
8 1 (0.15%) Consul
8 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.15%) HockeyApp
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.15%) Packer
8 1 (0.15%) Puppet
8 1 (0.15%) WMI
8 1 (0.15%) WSUS
8 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 463 (70.80%) SAP
2 74 (11.31%) Microsoft
3 44 (6.73%) Oracle
4 34 (5.20%) WSO2
5 25 (3.82%) Talend
6 16 (2.45%) Cisco
7 8 (1.22%) VMware
8 7 (1.07%) BiZZdesign
9 6 (0.92%) CA
9 6 (0.92%) Citrix
9 6 (0.92%) Google
9 6 (0.92%) IBM
9 6 (0.92%) Tableau
10 5 (0.76%) Adobe
10 5 (0.76%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.76%) EMC
10 5 (0.76%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.61%) Samsung
12 3 (0.46%) Apple
12 3 (0.46%) Remedy