Period
to 29 September 2020

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 29 September 2020 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
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 188 321 384
Rank change year-on-year +133 +63 -156
Contract jobs citing Electronics 367 647 622
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.42% 0.82% 0.67%
As % of the General category 3.36% 2.11% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 509 505
Median daily rate £525 £450 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +1.05%
10th Percentile £281 £167 £299
90th Percentile £638 £657 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £481
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.49% +1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 79 59
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
10th Percentile £32.75 £18.85 £24.51
90th Percentile £51.50 £53.75 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00

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 10,936 30,721 37,579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.26% 38.90% 40.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,152 19,949 24,879
Median daily rate £500 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.92% +4.30% +2.70%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £720 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 858 989
Median hourly rate £31.20 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.64% +2.27% -2.22%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £30.25 £22.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year +34.44% +5.88% -6.02%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in England

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Electronics in England.

Daily rate trend for Electronics in England

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Electronics in England over the 6 months to 29 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Electronics in England

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Electronics in England.

Hourly rate trend for Electronics in England

Electronics
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Electronics in England over the 6 months to 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 2020. 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 +178 117 £525 +16.67% 48
South West +22 90 £550 +4.76% 39
South East +137 64 £500 +38.89% 64
East of England +38 27 £431 +43.75% 54
North of England +124 25 £426 -5.28% 38
North West +86 19 £404 -10.28% 9
Midlands +64 17 £438 +2.94% 48
West Midlands +43 15 £450 - 27
Yorkshire +84 5 £445 +97.78% 22
East Midlands +55 2 £170 -56.83% 21
North East +43 1 £575 - 7
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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.

1 291 (79.29%) Telecoms
2 287 (78.20%) Marketing
3 283 (77.11%) Business Intelligence
4 282 (76.84%) SAP
4 282 (76.84%) Finance
4 282 (76.84%) Manufacturing
5 281 (76.57%) Digital Marketing
6 279 (76.02%) Programme Management
6 279 (76.02%) Public Sector
7 99 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
8 92 (25.07%) Security Cleared
9 57 (15.53%) SC Cleared
10 54 (14.71%) Azure
11 52 (14.17%) Microsoft
12 46 (12.53%) Java
13 39 (10.63%) Oracle
13 39 (10.63%) TDD
14 37 (10.08%) JSON
15 36 (9.81%) Web Services
15 36 (9.81%) Windows
16 35 (9.54%) SOAP
16 35 (9.54%) Python
16 35 (9.54%) Middleware
17 33 (8.99%) SOA
17 33 (8.99%) DV Cleared
18 32 (8.72%) RESTful
19 31 (8.45%) Linux
19 31 (8.45%) XML
20 29 (7.90%) Migration
21 28 (7.63%) Project Management

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 23 (6.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 21 (5.72%) Mule
2 21 (5.72%) Oracle Service Bus
2 21 (5.72%) Red Hat Fuse
3 10 (2.72%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.91%) Apache
4 7 (1.91%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.09%) Confluence
5 4 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.09%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.82%) nginx
6 3 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.54%) CMS
7 2 (0.54%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.72%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.82%) Simulink
6 2 (0.54%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.27%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.27%) Figma
Business Applications
1 4 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (1.09%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 54 (14.71%) Azure
2 24 (6.54%) AWS
3 23 (6.27%) Office 365
4 17 (4.63%) SaaS
5 13 (3.54%) PaaS
6 12 (3.27%) Power Platform
7 9 (2.45%) IaaS
8 5 (1.36%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.82%) Datadog
10 3 (0.82%) GCP
10 3 (0.82%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.82%) WhatsApp
11 2 (0.54%) Amazon Alexa
11 2 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.54%) npm
11 2 (0.54%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.54%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.54%) Firewall
2 11 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (3.00%) Wireless
3 10 (2.72%) Bluetooth
4 9 (2.45%) DNS
5 7 (1.91%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.36%) Internet
6 5 (1.36%) ZigBee
7 4 (1.09%) 3G
7 4 (1.09%) BGP
7 4 (1.09%) DMVPN
7 4 (1.09%) EIGRP
7 4 (1.09%) HTTP
7 4 (1.09%) Modbus
7 4 (1.09%) OSPF
7 4 (1.09%) RS-485
7 4 (1.09%) Skype
7 4 (1.09%) VoIP
7 4 (1.09%) VPN
7 4 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.00%) Power BI
1 11 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.72%) Big Data
3 9 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.36%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.36%) MySQL
5 5 (1.36%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.09%) Electronic Patient Records
6 4 (1.09%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.54%) Spark SQL
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.27%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.27%) MS Access
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.27%) QlikView
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (6.81%) Maven
2 18 (4.90%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.91%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.63%) JIRA
5 4 (1.09%) Mockito
6 3 (0.82%) GitLab
6 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.54%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.54%) Gradle
7 2 (0.54%) JUnit
7 2 (0.54%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.54%) RStudio
7 2 (0.54%) Selenium
7 2 (0.54%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.54%) Subversion
8 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.27%) GCC
8 1 (0.27%) GoogleTest
8 1 (0.27%) Jasmine
General
1 291 (79.29%) Telecoms
2 287 (78.20%) Marketing
3 282 (76.84%) Finance
3 282 (76.84%) Manufacturing
4 279 (76.02%) Public Sector
5 15 (4.09%) Aerospace
6 11 (3.00%) Law
7 6 (1.63%) Military
8 5 (1.36%) French Language
8 5 (1.36%) German Language
8 5 (1.36%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.09%) Automotive
9 4 (1.09%) Local Government
10 3 (0.82%) Games
10 3 (0.82%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.54%) Billing
11 2 (0.54%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.54%) Legal
11 2 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (19.62%) Developer
2 37 (10.08%) Java Developer
3 33 (8.99%) Architect
4 24 (6.54%) Analyst
4 24 (6.54%) Project Manager
5 20 (5.45%) Integration Developer
5 20 (5.45%) Senior Developer
6 19 (5.18%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (4.63%) Consultant
8 16 (4.36%) Senior Integration Developer
9 15 (4.09%) Business Analyst
10 13 (3.54%) Office 365 Engineer
10 13 (3.54%) Software Engineer
10 13 (3.54%) Windows Engineer
11 12 (3.27%) Data Architect
11 12 (3.27%) Designer
12 11 (3.00%) Delivery Manager
13 10 (2.72%) Embedded Engineer
13 10 (2.72%) Lead Developer
14 9 (2.45%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.08%) JSON
2 36 (9.81%) Web Services
3 35 (9.54%) Middleware
3 35 (9.54%) SOAP
4 32 (8.72%) RESTful
5 31 (8.45%) XML
6 27 (7.36%) Apache Camel
6 27 (7.36%) XSLT
7 23 (6.27%) Swagger
7 23 (6.27%) WireMock
8 13 (3.54%) Node.js
9 10 (2.72%) HTML
10 9 (2.45%) Elastic Stack
10 9 (2.45%) Kafka
11 8 (2.18%) React
11 8 (2.18%) Spring
12 7 (1.91%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.91%) CSS
12 7 (1.91%) Spring Boot
12 7 (1.91%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.36%) NHS
2 26 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.18%) User Experience
4 15 (4.09%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.45%) Social Media
7 6 (1.63%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.09%) Analogue Electronics
8 4 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.54%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.54%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.54%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.54%) SystemC
10 2 (0.54%) VHDL
10 2 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.81%) Windows
2 31 (8.45%) Linux
3 20 (5.45%) Windows 10
4 13 (3.54%) Android
5 11 (3.00%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.72%) Unix
7 5 (1.36%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.82%) Tizen
9 3 (0.82%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.27%) SUSE
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (77.11%) Business Intelligence
2 281 (76.57%) Digital Marketing
3 279 (76.02%) Programme Management
4 99 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (10.63%) TDD
6 33 (8.99%) SOA
7 29 (7.90%) Migration
8 28 (7.63%) Project Management
9 26 (7.08%) Software Engineering
10 25 (6.81%) Analytics
10 25 (6.81%) DevOps
11 23 (6.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (5.18%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (4.90%) Validation
14 16 (4.36%) Decision-Making
15 15 (4.09%) Data Modelling
16 14 (3.81%) Mobile Device Management
16 14 (3.81%) Scrum
16 14 (3.81%) Visualisation
17 13 (3.54%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 46 (12.53%) Java
2 35 (9.54%) Python
3 27 (7.36%) SQL
3 27 (7.36%) XPath
4 20 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 19 (5.18%) C
6 16 (4.36%) C++
7 14 (3.81%) C#
8 11 (3.00%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.63%) Embedded C
9 6 (1.63%) Java 8
9 6 (1.63%) Ruby
10 5 (1.36%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.36%) R
10 5 (1.36%) Scala
11 4 (1.09%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.09%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.82%) Perl
12 3 (0.82%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.54%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 92 (25.07%) Security Cleared
2 57 (15.53%) SC Cleared
3 33 (8.99%) DV Cleared
4 17 (4.63%) Degree
5 7 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.91%) CISSP
6 6 (1.63%) CCNP
7 4 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.82%) CCIE
8 3 (0.82%) CCNA
9 2 (0.54%) CCDA
9 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.27%) CCDP
10 1 (0.27%) CIPD
10 1 (0.27%) CISM
10 1 (0.27%) PhD
10 1 (0.27%) PMP
10 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.45%) GDPR
1 9 (2.45%) JSP 440
2 7 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.36%) PMO
4 4 (1.09%) RMADS
5 3 (0.82%) QA
6 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.54%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.54%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.54%) NIST
6 2 (0.54%) WCAG
7 1 (0.27%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.27%) NCSC
7 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.27%) Docker
2 8 (2.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.54%) Firmware
3 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (3.81%) Terraform
2 13 (3.54%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.54%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (2.72%) Ansible
4 8 (2.18%) SCCM
5 5 (1.36%) AirWatch
5 5 (1.36%) Prometheus
5 5 (1.36%) Rancher
5 5 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.09%) Kibana
6 4 (1.09%) logstash
7 3 (0.82%) Nagios
8 2 (0.54%) Consul
8 2 (0.54%) Grafana
8 2 (0.54%) Istio
8 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.54%) Puppet
9 1 (0.27%) Fluentd
9 1 (0.27%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 282 (76.84%) SAP
2 52 (14.17%) Microsoft
3 39 (10.63%) Oracle
4 21 (5.72%) WSO2
5 20 (5.45%) Talend
6 9 (2.45%) BiZZdesign
7 8 (2.18%) Cisco
8 6 (1.63%) Google
8 6 (1.63%) Remedy
8 6 (1.63%) Sparx
8 6 (1.63%) Splunk
9 5 (1.36%) Databricks
10 4 (1.09%) Adobe
10 4 (1.09%) Nokia
10 4 (1.09%) Teradata
10 4 (1.09%) VMware
11 3 (0.82%) Informatica
11 3 (0.82%) Juniper
11 3 (0.82%) Tableau
12 2 (0.54%) CyberArk