Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 369 246 373
Rank change year-on-year -123 +127 +7
Contract jobs citing Electronics 611 866 622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.67% 1.03% 0.63%
As % of the General category 1.78% 2.65% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 623 459
England median daily rate £500 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +16.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £245
90th Percentile £638 £619 £563
UK median daily rate £498 £450 £386
% change year-on-year +10.56% +16.50% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 86 85
England median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £28.15 £18.88 £22.50
90th Percentile £50.08 £65.00 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -

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 34,250 32,718 36,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.50% 38.93% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,609 21,605 24,634
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 798 799 907
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.63 £51.54 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +14.98%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -135 145 £525 +5.00% 98
South East -55 130 £440 +3.53% 176
East of England +19 127 £525 +2.44% 145
South West -28 113 £400 -1.30% 103
North of England -59 52 £500 +5.26% 60
Midlands -13 38 £350 -1.75% 79
North West +2 36 £550 - 28
West Midlands -18 24 £425 +38.78% 50
East Midlands +5 14 £350 -33.33% 29
Yorkshire -52 10 £388 -18.42% 10
North East -2 5 £481 +25.82% 22
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 399 (65.30%) Telecoms
2 396 (64.81%) Manufacturing
3 390 (63.83%) Marketing
4 386 (63.18%) Finance
5 372 (60.88%) SAP
5 372 (60.88%) Programme Management
6 369 (60.39%) Business Intelligence
6 369 (60.39%) Digital Marketing
7 196 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
8 125 (20.46%) Security Cleared
9 111 (18.17%) Java
10 103 (16.86%) SC Cleared
11 101 (16.53%) TDD
12 94 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
13 86 (14.08%) SOA
14 85 (13.91%) Software Engineering
15 83 (13.58%) SOAP
16 79 (12.93%) Web Services
17 77 (12.60%) XML
17 77 (12.60%) Scrum
18 73 (11.95%) Linux
19 72 (11.78%) Oracle
20 71 (11.62%) RESTful
21 66 (10.80%) Degree
22 65 (10.64%) DevOps
23 64 (10.47%) Middleware
24 63 (10.31%) JSON
25 59 (9.66%) Maven
25 59 (9.66%) Python
26 55 (9.00%) C++

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 53 (8.67%) Mule
2 48 (7.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 46 (7.53%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (1.15%) Apache
4 7 (1.15%) SAS
5 5 (0.82%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.82%) Confluence
5 5 (0.82%) nginx
6 4 (0.65%) Mule ESB
6 4 (0.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.49%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.49%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.33%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.33%) CMS
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.62%) Simulink
4 9 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.15%) OrCAD
6 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.65%) SPSS
7 2 (0.33%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.16%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.16%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.16%) HipChat
8 1 (0.16%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.16%) Stata
8 1 (0.16%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 7 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.82%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.49%) Radian6
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 48 (7.86%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.80%) Office 365
5 7 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.98%) SaaS
7 5 (0.82%) PaaS
8 4 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.49%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.33%) GitHub
10 2 (0.33%) IaaS
10 2 (0.33%) Serverless
11 1 (0.16%) AdSense
11 1 (0.16%) AdWords
11 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.16%) npm
11 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.27%) Internet
1 20 (3.27%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.11%) Wireless
3 14 (2.29%) DNS
4 12 (1.96%) Ethernet
4 12 (1.96%) Firewall
5 10 (1.64%) Bluetooth
6 8 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.98%) SSL
8 5 (0.82%) 4G
8 5 (0.82%) HTTP
9 4 (0.65%) 3G
9 4 (0.65%) DHCP
9 4 (0.65%) SMTP
9 4 (0.65%) VPN
9 4 (0.65%) ZigBee
10 3 (0.49%) FTP
10 3 (0.49%) IPv6
10 3 (0.49%) LAN
10 3 (0.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.75%) Big Data
2 18 (2.95%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (1.47%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.31%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.31%) MySQL
5 8 (1.31%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.65%) Power BI
8 3 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.33%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.33%) DataStage
9 2 (0.33%) DB2
9 2 (0.33%) GIS
9 2 (0.33%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.33%) Informix
9 2 (0.33%) MS Access
9 2 (0.33%) QualityStage
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 59 (9.66%) Maven
2 31 (5.07%) Jenkins
3 29 (4.75%) Git (software)
4 24 (3.93%) JIRA
5 18 (2.95%) JUnit
6 15 (2.45%) Rational DOORS
7 10 (1.64%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.47%) GitLab
8 9 (1.47%) LabVIEW
8 9 (1.47%) Subversion
9 8 (1.31%) PyCharm
9 8 (1.31%) SoapUI
9 8 (1.31%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.15%) Artifactory
10 7 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (0.82%) Rational Rhapsody
12 4 (0.65%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.65%) Selenium
13 3 (0.49%) AdminStudio
13 3 (0.49%) MSI
General
1 399 (65.30%) Telecoms
2 396 (64.81%) Manufacturing
3 390 (63.83%) Marketing
4 386 (63.18%) Finance
5 36 (5.89%) Automotive
6 21 (3.44%) Retail
7 14 (2.29%) Aerospace
8 13 (2.13%) Law
9 12 (1.96%) Military
10 11 (1.80%) Advertising
11 4 (0.65%) Banking
12 3 (0.49%) Avionics
12 3 (0.49%) Publishing
13 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.33%) Legal
14 1 (0.16%) Back Office
14 1 (0.16%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.16%) Local Government
14 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 136 (22.26%) Developer
2 56 (9.17%) Software Engineer
3 43 (7.04%) Integration Developer
3 43 (7.04%) Senior Developer
4 38 (6.22%) Analyst
4 38 (6.22%) Architect
5 34 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 33 (5.40%) DevOps Engineer
7 29 (4.75%) Electronics Engineer
7 29 (4.75%) Embedded Engineer
8 28 (4.58%) SOA Developer
8 28 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
9 24 (3.93%) Business Analyst
10 22 (3.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 21 (3.44%) Design Engineer
12 18 (2.95%) Consultant
12 18 (2.95%) Project Manager
13 17 (2.78%) Test Engineer
14 16 (2.62%) Agile Developer
14 16 (2.62%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (13.58%) SOAP
2 79 (12.93%) Web Services
3 77 (12.60%) XML
4 71 (11.62%) RESTful
5 64 (10.47%) Middleware
6 63 (10.31%) JSON
7 51 (8.35%) Apache Camel
8 45 (7.36%) XSLT
9 37 (6.06%) Swagger
9 37 (6.06%) WireMock
10 32 (5.24%) HTML
11 28 (4.58%) CSS
12 26 (4.26%) .NET
13 22 (3.60%) REST
14 17 (2.78%) Swing
15 16 (2.62%) AngularJS
15 16 (2.62%) JavaFX
16 14 (2.29%) Elastic Stack
16 14 (2.29%) jQuery
17 11 (1.80%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 94 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 43 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.58%) Algorithms
4 25 (4.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 22 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.62%) NHS
7 15 (2.45%) Linux Command Line
7 15 (2.45%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.13%) User Experience
9 10 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (1.64%) FMCG
9 10 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.31%) Infotainment
11 7 (1.15%) PKI
12 6 (0.98%) Raspberry Pi
13 5 (0.82%) Social Media
13 5 (0.82%) VHDL
14 4 (0.65%) Arduino
14 4 (0.65%) CAN bus
14 4 (0.65%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 73 (11.95%) Linux
2 39 (6.38%) Windows
3 19 (3.11%) Unix
4 14 (2.29%) Android
5 7 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.15%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.98%) VxWorks
7 5 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (0.82%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.49%) FreeRTOS
9 3 (0.49%) Solaris
9 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.33%) Nucleus RTOS
10 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (60.88%) Programme Management
2 369 (60.39%) Business Intelligence
2 369 (60.39%) Digital Marketing
3 196 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (16.53%) TDD
5 86 (14.08%) SOA
6 85 (13.91%) Software Engineering
7 77 (12.60%) Scrum
8 65 (10.64%) DevOps
9 53 (8.67%) Test Automation
10 50 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
11 39 (6.38%) Mathematics
12 31 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (4.58%) Open Source
13 28 (4.58%) SDLC
13 28 (4.58%) UML
14 26 (4.26%) Microservices
14 26 (4.26%) Project Management
15 23 (3.76%) Configuration Management
16 22 (3.60%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 111 (18.17%) Java
2 59 (9.66%) Python
3 55 (9.00%) C++
4 53 (8.67%) C
5 42 (6.87%) XPath
6 35 (5.73%) Java 8
7 34 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 32 (5.24%) C#
9 31 (5.07%) SQL
10 26 (4.26%) Embedded C
11 24 (3.93%) MATLAB
12 13 (2.13%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.80%) PHP
14 10 (1.64%) Ruby
15 9 (1.47%) Embedded C++
16 8 (1.31%) Go
16 8 (1.31%) Groovy
16 8 (1.31%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.15%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 125 (20.46%) Security Cleared
2 103 (16.86%) SC Cleared
3 66 (10.80%) Degree
4 19 (3.11%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.47%) HND
7 7 (1.15%) HNC
7 7 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.98%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.82%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (0.65%) CISSP
10 4 (0.65%) ISEB
10 4 (0.65%) MCP
11 2 (0.33%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.33%) CCNP
11 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.33%) CLAS
11 2 (0.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.78%) QA
2 9 (1.47%) GDPR
2 9 (1.47%) JSP 440
2 9 (1.47%) PMO
3 8 (1.31%) DO-254
4 7 (1.15%) GCP
4 7 (1.15%) RMADS
5 5 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.82%) SLA
6 4 (0.65%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.65%) MISRA
7 3 (0.49%) HL7
7 3 (0.49%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.49%) ISO 26262
7 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.33%) IEC 62304
8 2 (0.33%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.16%) AQAP
System Software
1 28 (4.58%) Docker
2 22 (3.60%) Firmware
3 11 (1.80%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.82%) XenApp
5 4 (0.65%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.49%) etcd
6 3 (0.49%) flannel
6 3 (0.49%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.33%) Postfix
8 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (4.58%) Ansible
2 27 (4.42%) Kubernetes
3 24 (3.93%) Puppet
4 13 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.64%) SCCM
6 9 (1.47%) Terraform
7 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.49%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.49%) Kibana
8 3 (0.49%) rkt
9 2 (0.33%) Forum Sentry
9 2 (0.33%) Grafana
9 2 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.16%) Consul
10 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.16%) logstash
10 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 372 (60.88%) SAP
2 72 (11.78%) Oracle
3 48 (7.86%) WSO2
4 44 (7.20%) Microsoft
5 18 (2.95%) EMC
6 15 (2.45%) Google
7 14 (2.29%) Atlassian
8 10 (1.64%) Adobe
9 9 (1.47%) IBM
10 6 (0.98%) HP
11 5 (0.82%) Citrix
11 5 (0.82%) Talend
11 5 (0.82%) Xilinx
12 4 (0.65%) Ivanti
12 4 (0.65%) LogRhythm
12 4 (0.65%) Teradata
13 3 (0.49%) Cisco
13 3 (0.49%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.49%) Tableau