Period
to 23 January 2018

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 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 298 329 376
Rank change year-on-year +31 +47 -108
Contract jobs citing Electronics 786 620 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.69% 0.63%
As % of the General category 2.19% 1.89% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 481 421
England median daily rate £475 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +8.55% +1.33%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £245
90th Percentile £600 £551 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £415 £380
% change year-on-year +14.46% +9.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 59 107
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £21.09 £15.30 £30.95
90th Percentile £50.35 £57.50 £48.09
UK 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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 35,945 32,746 38,706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.81% 36.68% 39.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,128 21,891 25,112
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 810 837 1,072
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +14.59%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.32 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £48.21
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09% +21.76%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018.

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 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
London -3 222 £500 +11.11% 107
East of England +57 166 £513 +13.89% 191
South East -1 155 £450 +12.50% 182
South West +16 139 £390 +6.85% 123
North of England +51 58 £475 - 83
Midlands 0 42 £350 +12.00% 126
North West +23 40 £538 +7.50% 40
East Midlands +21 25 £350 -17.65% 31
Yorkshire +8 16 £331 -17.24% 28
West Midlands -15 12 £274 -12.40% 95
North East +41 1 £413 -13.16% 15
Electronics
UK

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 England region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 544 (69.21%) Telecoms
2 526 (66.92%) Marketing
3 515 (65.52%) Manufacturing
4 505 (64.25%) Digital Marketing
5 501 (63.74%) Finance
6 495 (62.98%) Programme Management
6 495 (62.98%) Business Intelligence
7 493 (62.72%) SAP
8 293 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
9 137 (17.43%) Security Cleared
10 131 (16.67%) TDD
11 123 (15.65%) Java
11 123 (15.65%) Python
12 111 (14.12%) Scrum
13 105 (13.36%) Linux
14 102 (12.98%) SC Cleared
15 100 (12.72%) JSON
16 98 (12.47%) Greenfield Project
17 97 (12.34%) SOAP
18 88 (11.20%) XML
19 87 (11.07%) C
20 85 (10.81%) C++
20 85 (10.81%) Oracle
20 85 (10.81%) Software Engineering
21 82 (10.43%) SOA
22 81 (10.31%) Degree
23 73 (9.29%) DevOps
23 73 (9.29%) Web Services
24 71 (9.03%) Middleware
24 71 (9.03%) RESTful

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 68 (8.65%) Mule
2 53 (6.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 52 (6.62%) Oracle Service Bus
4 28 (3.56%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.40%) Apache
6 9 (1.15%) nginx
7 8 (1.02%) Mule ESB
8 7 (0.89%) Ethereum
8 7 (0.89%) Hyperledger
8 7 (0.89%) SAS
8 7 (0.89%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.76%) CMS
10 4 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.51%) Confluence
10 4 (0.51%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.38%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.38%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (3.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.27%) Simulink
5 7 (0.89%) AutoCAD
5 7 (0.89%) SPSS
6 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.64%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.51%) FrameMaker
8 3 (0.38%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.25%) GNU Octave
9 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.25%) Stata
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.13%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.13%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (0.89%) R3 Corda
2 6 (0.76%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.51%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.38%) Lawson
4 3 (0.38%) Radian6
5 2 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.13%) LabWindows
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.13%) Social Studio
6 1 (0.13%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 52 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.40%) Office 365
4 10 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.89%) Force.com
5 7 (0.89%) GitHub
5 7 (0.89%) npm
5 7 (0.89%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 7 (0.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 6 (0.76%) IaaS
7 4 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.51%) PaaS
8 3 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.38%) SaaS
8 3 (0.38%) Trello
8 3 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.94%) Wireless
2 23 (2.93%) TCP/IP
3 22 (2.80%) Bluetooth
4 17 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (1.91%) DNS
6 12 (1.53%) Firewall
7 7 (0.89%) WAN
8 6 (0.76%) 4G
8 6 (0.76%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.76%) HTTP
8 6 (0.76%) Internet
8 6 (0.76%) SSL
8 6 (0.76%) VPN
9 5 (0.64%) Broadband
9 5 (0.64%) DHCP
9 5 (0.64%) Skype
9 5 (0.64%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (0.51%) 3G
10 4 (0.51%) LAN
10 4 (0.51%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (6.49%) Big Data
2 42 (5.34%) Hadoop
3 25 (3.18%) SQL Server
4 23 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (2.54%) MySQL
6 17 (2.16%) MongoDB
6 17 (2.16%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.91%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.78%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.02%) HBase
11 7 (0.89%) Apache Hive
11 7 (0.89%) Blockchain
11 7 (0.89%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.76%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.76%) GIS
12 6 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.64%) Power BI
14 4 (0.51%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 66 (8.40%) Maven
2 55 (7.00%) Git (software)
3 30 (3.82%) JIRA
4 26 (3.31%) SoapUI
5 25 (3.18%) Cucumber
6 24 (3.05%) Jenkins
7 19 (2.42%) Visual Studio
8 18 (2.29%) TeamCity
9 14 (1.78%) Selenium
10 13 (1.65%) Eclipse
11 12 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (1.40%) LabVIEW
13 10 (1.27%) WebDriver
14 9 (1.15%) Artifactory
14 9 (1.15%) GitLab
15 8 (1.02%) Ant
15 8 (1.02%) JUnit
16 7 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
17 6 (0.76%) SpecFlow
18 5 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 544 (69.21%) Telecoms
2 526 (66.92%) Marketing
3 515 (65.52%) Manufacturing
4 501 (63.74%) Finance
5 29 (3.69%) Automotive
6 15 (1.91%) Military
6 15 (1.91%) Retail
7 13 (1.65%) Aerospace
8 9 (1.15%) Advertising
9 8 (1.02%) Law
10 6 (0.76%) Back Office
11 5 (0.64%) Banking
11 5 (0.64%) Games
12 4 (0.51%) Local Government
13 3 (0.38%) Legal
13 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.25%) Avionics
14 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.25%) Publishing
15 1 (0.13%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 202 (25.70%) Developer
2 64 (8.14%) Analyst
3 62 (7.89%) Software Engineer
4 54 (6.87%) Integration Developer
4 54 (6.87%) Senior Developer
5 42 (5.34%) Embedded Engineer
6 41 (5.22%) Agile Developer
7 39 (4.96%) Java Developer
8 38 (4.83%) Business Analyst
8 38 (4.83%) DevOps Engineer
9 31 (3.94%) Test Engineer
10 30 (3.82%) Architect
10 30 (3.82%) SOA Developer
11 29 (3.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 28 (3.56%) Tester
13 24 (3.05%) Project Manager
14 22 (2.80%) Lead Developer
14 22 (2.80%) Software Developer
15 21 (2.67%) .NET Developer
16 20 (2.54%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (12.72%) JSON
2 97 (12.34%) SOAP
3 88 (11.20%) XML
4 73 (9.29%) Web Services
5 71 (9.03%) Middleware
5 71 (9.03%) RESTful
6 62 (7.89%) Apache Camel
7 60 (7.63%) XSLT
8 57 (7.25%) Swagger
8 57 (7.25%) WireMock
9 46 (5.85%) .NET
10 45 (5.73%) HTML
11 42 (5.34%) CSS
12 39 (4.96%) REST
13 35 (4.45%) AngularJS
14 24 (3.05%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (2.80%) ASP.NET
16 21 (2.67%) Node.js
17 19 (2.42%) jQuery
18 18 (2.29%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 98 (12.47%) Greenfield Project
2 44 (5.60%) Computer Science
3 41 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.05%) User Experience
5 23 (2.93%) NHS
6 20 (2.54%) Embedded Systems
7 19 (2.42%) Algorithms
7 19 (2.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 19 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 18 (2.29%) Fintech
9 10 (1.27%) Device Driver
10 9 (1.15%) FMCG
10 9 (1.15%) PKI
11 7 (0.89%) VHDL
12 6 (0.76%) 3D Graphics
12 6 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (0.76%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.76%) Social Media
13 5 (0.64%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.64%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 105 (13.36%) Linux
2 47 (5.98%) Windows
3 20 (2.54%) Unix
4 11 (1.40%) Android
5 10 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (1.02%) VxWorks
7 7 (0.89%) Windows 10
7 7 (0.89%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.51%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.38%) AIX
11 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.25%) Solaris
12 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.13%) Debian
13 1 (0.13%) Fedora
13 1 (0.13%) MVS
13 1 (0.13%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (64.25%) Digital Marketing
2 495 (62.98%) Business Intelligence
2 495 (62.98%) Programme Management
3 293 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (16.67%) TDD
5 111 (14.12%) Scrum
6 85 (10.81%) Software Engineering
7 82 (10.43%) SOA
8 73 (9.29%) DevOps
9 53 (6.74%) Test Automation
10 51 (6.49%) Project Management
11 40 (5.09%) BDD
12 36 (4.58%) Open Source
13 34 (4.33%) Analytics
13 34 (4.33%) Continuous Delivery
14 33 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (4.20%) MVC
15 32 (4.07%) Mathematics
16 26 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (3.31%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 123 (15.65%) Java
1 123 (15.65%) Python
2 87 (11.07%) C
3 85 (10.81%) C++
4 62 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 57 (7.25%) XPath
6 55 (7.00%) SQL
7 53 (6.74%) C#
8 35 (4.45%) Embedded C
9 17 (2.16%) MATLAB
10 15 (1.91%) Shell Script
11 13 (1.65%) R
12 12 (1.53%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.53%) Ruby
13 11 (1.40%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.27%) Embedded C++
14 10 (1.27%) Groovy
15 9 (1.15%) Tcl
16 7 (0.89%) Apex Code
16 7 (0.89%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 137 (17.43%) Security Cleared
2 102 (12.98%) SC Cleared
3 81 (10.31%) Degree
4 33 (4.20%) DV Cleared
5 21 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.27%) HND
7 8 (1.02%) CISSP
7 8 (1.02%) CTC Cleared
8 7 (0.89%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (0.76%) MCSE
9 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.51%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.51%) CLAS
11 4 (0.51%) CREST Certified
11 4 (0.51%) ISEB
12 3 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.38%) CCSP
12 3 (0.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.67%) QA
2 18 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.40%) PMO
4 8 (1.02%) JSP 440
4 8 (1.02%) MISRA
5 5 (0.64%) GDPR
5 5 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.64%) RMADS
6 4 (0.51%) IEC 62304
7 3 (0.38%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.38%) ISO 26262
7 3 (0.38%) SLA
8 2 (0.25%) EMIR
8 2 (0.25%) GCP
8 2 (0.25%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.25%) MiFID
8 2 (0.25%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.13%) AQAP
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 46 (5.85%) Docker
2 25 (3.18%) Firmware
3 15 (1.91%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.64%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
5 4 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.25%) HDFS
7 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 35 (4.45%) Ansible
2 30 (3.82%) Kubernetes
3 29 (3.69%) Puppet
4 17 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.27%) logstash
6 9 (1.15%) Kibana
6 9 (1.15%) Terraform
7 6 (0.76%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.51%) Grafana
8 4 (0.51%) Oozie
9 3 (0.38%) Nessus
9 3 (0.38%) Salt
10 2 (0.25%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Flashback
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.25%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.25%) SCCM
10 2 (0.25%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 493 (62.72%) SAP
2 85 (10.81%) Oracle
3 52 (6.62%) WSO2
4 44 (5.60%) Microsoft
5 17 (2.16%) Google
6 15 (1.91%) Adobe
7 13 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.65%) VMware
8 10 (1.27%) Tableau
9 8 (1.02%) IBM
10 6 (0.76%) EMC
10 6 (0.76%) HP
10 6 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (0.64%) Qualys
11 5 (0.64%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.51%) AlienVault
12 4 (0.51%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.51%) Siemens
12 4 (0.51%) Teradata
12 4 (0.51%) Workday