Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 273 334 261
Rank change year-on-year +61 -73 +125
Contract jobs citing Electronics 672 749 978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.90% 0.78% 1.02%
As % of the General category 2.40% 1.97% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 599 629
England median daily rate £450 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.05% +15.15%
10th Percentile £149 £305 £305
90th Percentile £663 £663 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +14.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 58 113
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £16.00 £13.50 £16.81
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.88 £50.95
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

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 27,950 37,992 41,295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.59% 39.61% 43.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,234 25,302 27,655
England median daily rate £493 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.03% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £666
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 898 1,021 1,002
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.78% -3.93% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.25 £11.62
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +6 257 £519 +22.18% 101
London +105 173 £450 -19.64% 60
South East +54 109 £350 -6.67% 199
East of England -36 65 £278 -47.14% 142
Midlands +43 37 £431 - 102
West Midlands +31 28 £444 +1.43% 52
North of England +7 23 £487 +14.59% 71
North West +10 16 £474 +11.53% 38
East Midlands +31 9 £250 -33.33% 50
Yorkshire +26 5 £388 -8.82% 23
North East +8 2 £650 -10.34% 10
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 517 (76.93%) Manufacturing
2 514 (76.49%) Telecoms
3 509 (75.74%) SAP
4 507 (75.45%) Business Intelligence
4 507 (75.45%) Finance
5 506 (75.30%) Programme Management
5 506 (75.30%) Public Sector
6 505 (75.15%) Marketing
6 505 (75.15%) Digital Marketing
7 187 (27.83%) Security Cleared
8 143 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
9 125 (18.60%) SC Cleared
10 117 (17.41%) Windows
11 91 (13.54%) Windows 10
12 80 (11.90%) Microsoft
13 73 (10.86%) Software Engineering
14 72 (10.71%) DV Cleared
15 71 (10.57%) Degree
16 64 (9.52%) C
17 61 (9.08%) JavaScript
17 61 (9.08%) Python
18 59 (8.78%) Linux
19 56 (8.33%) HTML
20 52 (7.74%) Java
21 48 (7.14%) C++
22 45 (6.70%) Azure
23 44 (6.55%) SQL
24 41 (6.10%) Project Management
25 40 (5.95%) DevOps
25 40 (5.95%) CSS

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 12 (1.79%) CMS
2 11 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.49%) Confluence
4 6 (0.89%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.74%) Apache
5 5 (0.74%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.45%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.45%) JBoss
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.30%) Drupal
7 2 (0.30%) Jetty
7 2 (0.30%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.30%) SAS
8 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.15%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.15%) Gunicorn
8 1 (0.15%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.19%) Simulink
3 8 (1.19%) Sketch
4 6 (0.89%) Doxygen
4 6 (0.89%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.45%) InVision
6 3 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.30%) Figma
7 2 (0.30%) Marvel
7 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.30%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.15%) InDesign
8 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.15%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.15%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 10 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) assyst
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.70%) Azure
2 32 (4.76%) Office 365
3 29 (4.32%) AWS
4 17 (2.53%) SaaS
5 12 (1.79%) PaaS
5 12 (1.79%) Power Platform
6 11 (1.64%) GitHub
7 10 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.19%) IaaS
9 5 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.74%) GCP
9 5 (0.74%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.60%) Serverless
11 3 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.30%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.83%) DNS
1 19 (2.83%) Wireless
2 15 (2.23%) Firewall
3 13 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (1.79%) Bluetooth
5 9 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.19%) WAN
7 7 (1.04%) DHCP
7 7 (1.04%) SSH
8 6 (0.89%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.89%) VPN
9 5 (0.74%) Internet
9 5 (0.74%) Network Security
9 5 (0.74%) Skype
10 4 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.60%) DVB
10 4 (0.60%) FTP
10 4 (0.60%) LTE
10 4 (0.60%) RS-232
10 4 (0.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.27%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (1.79%) Power BI
4 11 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.89%) MySQL
7 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.45%) DataStage
9 3 (0.45%) Event Store
9 3 (0.45%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.45%) QualityStage
9 3 (0.45%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 34 (5.06%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.42%) JIRA
3 16 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (1.79%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.89%) git-flow
5 6 (0.89%) Selenium
5 6 (0.89%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.74%) JUnit
6 5 (0.74%) LabVIEW
6 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.60%) Moq
7 4 (0.60%) MSTest
7 4 (0.60%) Subversion
8 3 (0.45%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.45%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.45%) Gerrit
8 3 (0.45%) GitLab
8 3 (0.45%) JMeter
8 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 517 (76.93%) Manufacturing
2 514 (76.49%) Telecoms
3 507 (75.45%) Finance
4 506 (75.30%) Public Sector
5 505 (75.15%) Marketing
6 21 (3.13%) Military
7 19 (2.83%) Law
8 15 (2.23%) Banking
9 13 (1.93%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.89%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.89%) Publishing
10 6 (0.89%) Retail
11 4 (0.60%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.60%) German Language
12 3 (0.45%) Automotive
12 3 (0.45%) Fire and Rescue
12 3 (0.45%) Games
12 3 (0.45%) Local Government
12 3 (0.45%) Police
13 2 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 90 (13.39%) Developer
2 67 (9.97%) Windows Engineer
3 66 (9.82%) Architect
4 47 (6.99%) Consultant
5 46 (6.85%) Support Engineer
6 44 (6.55%) Analyst
7 42 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 41 (6.10%) Windows Support Engineer
9 39 (5.80%) Desktop Support
10 35 (5.21%) Project Manager
11 33 (4.91%) Desktop Engineer
11 33 (4.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 31 (4.61%) Coordinator
13 30 (4.46%) Embedded Engineer
14 29 (4.32%) Security Assurance Coordinator
15 25 (3.72%) Deployment Engineer
16 24 (3.57%) Windows Deployment Engineer
17 23 (3.42%) Test Engineer
18 20 (2.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 19 (2.83%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (8.33%) HTML
2 40 (5.95%) CSS
3 23 (3.42%) Web Services
4 22 (3.27%) .NET
5 20 (2.98%) RESTful
6 18 (2.68%) XML
7 15 (2.23%) CSS3
8 11 (1.64%) ASP.NET
8 11 (1.64%) HTML5
8 11 (1.64%) Middleware
9 9 (1.34%) AngularJS
9 9 (1.34%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (1.19%) OAuth
10 8 (1.19%) OAuth2
10 8 (1.19%) Sass
10 8 (1.19%) Spring
10 8 (1.19%) XSLT
11 7 (1.04%) Node.js
11 7 (1.04%) REST
12 6 (0.89%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.51%) NHS
2 25 (3.72%) User Experience
3 24 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (2.83%) Embedded Systems
6 17 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (2.23%) Social Media
8 14 (2.08%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 12 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (1.49%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.04%) Analogue Electronics
12 7 (1.04%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.89%) Blog
13 6 (0.89%) PKI
13 6 (0.89%) VHDL
13 6 (0.89%) W3C
14 5 (0.74%) CAN bus
14 5 (0.74%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 117 (17.41%) Windows
2 91 (13.54%) Windows 10
3 59 (8.78%) Linux
4 39 (5.80%) Windows 7
5 19 (2.83%) Android
6 13 (1.93%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.93%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.19%) Unix
8 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.45%) FreeRTOS
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 2 (0.30%) AIX
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (75.45%) Business Intelligence
2 506 (75.30%) Programme Management
3 505 (75.15%) Digital Marketing
4 143 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (10.86%) Software Engineering
6 41 (6.10%) Project Management
7 40 (5.95%) DevOps
7 40 (5.95%) ITIL
8 39 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
9 35 (5.21%) Migration
10 34 (5.06%) Test Automation
11 33 (4.91%) Scrum
12 25 (3.72%) Computer Science
13 24 (3.57%) Service Management
14 22 (3.27%) Collaborative Working
15 21 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
16 20 (2.98%) Decision-Making
16 20 (2.98%) Mathematics
16 20 (2.98%) Project Delivery
16 20 (2.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (9.52%) C
2 61 (9.08%) JavaScript
2 61 (9.08%) Python
3 52 (7.74%) Java
4 48 (7.14%) C++
5 44 (6.55%) SQL
6 35 (5.21%) Embedded C
7 32 (4.76%) C#
8 16 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 14 (2.08%) PHP
10 12 (1.79%) Embedded C++
11 10 (1.49%) MATLAB
11 10 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.19%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.04%) Ruby
14 6 (0.89%) Kotlin
14 6 (0.89%) PHP 7
14 6 (0.89%) R
15 5 (0.74%) Assembly Language
15 5 (0.74%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 187 (27.83%) Security Cleared
2 125 (18.60%) SC Cleared
3 72 (10.71%) DV Cleared
4 71 (10.57%) Degree
5 13 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.34%) CISSP
6 9 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.19%) CCNA
8 6 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.89%) CISM
8 6 (0.89%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.74%) CCIE
9 5 (0.74%) CCNP
10 4 (0.60%) CBAP
10 4 (0.60%) CISA
10 4 (0.60%) IIBA
10 4 (0.60%) SANS
11 3 (0.45%) ISEB
11 3 (0.45%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.46%) JSP 440
2 27 (4.02%) RMADS
3 23 (3.42%) QA
4 8 (1.19%) GDPR
4 8 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.04%) NCSC
5 7 (1.04%) NIST
6 5 (0.74%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (0.74%) WCAG
7 4 (0.60%) PMO
8 3 (0.45%) DO-254
8 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.45%) SLA
9 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.30%) ECSS
9 2 (0.30%) HL7
9 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.30%) MISRA
System Software
1 28 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.72%) Firmware
3 21 (3.13%) Docker
4 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.30%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.30%) XenApp
5 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.15%) BusyBox
6 1 (0.15%) HDFS
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) Snort
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (3.57%) SCCM
2 16 (2.38%) AirWatch
3 15 (2.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 14 (2.08%) Ansible
5 9 (1.34%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.34%) Terraform
6 4 (0.60%) Puppet
6 4 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.30%) WSUS
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.15%) Consul
8 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.15%) Grafana
8 1 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.15%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.15%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 509 (75.74%) SAP
2 80 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 19 (2.83%) Oracle
4 15 (2.23%) Cisco
5 11 (1.64%) Adobe
6 10 (1.49%) Google
6 10 (1.49%) VMware
7 9 (1.34%) Tableau
8 7 (1.04%) BiZZdesign
8 7 (1.04%) EMC
8 7 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.89%) Citrix
9 6 (0.89%) IBM
9 6 (0.89%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.74%) Tealium
11 4 (0.60%) CA
11 4 (0.60%) Samsung
11 4 (0.60%) Xilinx
12 3 (0.45%) ESRI
12 3 (0.45%) HP