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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 336 362
Rank change year-on-year +118 +26  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 498 309 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.15% 0.62% 0.56%
As % of the General category 2.93% 1.71% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 230 165
Median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +21.79% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £22.50 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.50 £47.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  

Electronics is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 16974 18019 19637
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 39.26% 36.44% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18265 18604 20198
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £663 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 532 639 664
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £48.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +62 149 £500 +11.11% 67
South West +36 117 £423 +12.66% 67
South East +52 104 £475 +21.01% 59
East of England +62 75 £538 +39.61% 54
North of England +66 40 £488 +34.39% 28
Yorkshire +40 31 £475 +35.52% 6
North West +8 9 £650 +73.33% 18
Midlands 0 8 £400 -15.78% 17
West Midlands +19 6 £300 -53.84% 12
East Midlands -21 2 £450 - 4
Electronics
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For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 667 (76.84%) Telecoms
2 627 (72.24%) Marketing
3 622 (71.66%) Finance
4 621 (71.54%) Manufacturing
5 617 (71.08%) Digital Marketing
6 616 (70.97%) Business Intelligence
7 615 (70.85%) SAP
8 613 (70.62%) Programme Management
8 613 (70.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 332 (38.25%) Agile Software Development
10 221 (25.46%) Security Cleared
11 185 (21.31%) SC Cleared
12 149 (17.17%) TDD
13 128 (14.75%) Java
14 111 (12.79%) DevOps
15 109 (12.56%) JSON
16 105 (12.10%) Degree
17 100 (11.52%) Scrum
18 98 (11.29%) SQL
19 97 (11.18%) Python
20 96 (11.06%) Linux
21 95 (10.94%) Greenfield Project
22 94 (10.83%) XML
23 92 (10.60%) Oracle
24 89 (10.25%) SOA
24 89 (10.25%) Middleware
25 87 (10.02%) Project Management
26 77 (8.87%) Maven
27 76 (8.76%) Windows
28 73 (8.41%) 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 55 (6.34%) Mule
2 47 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 45 (5.18%) Oracle Service Bus
4 34 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 23 (2.65%) CMS
6 16 (1.84%) Confluence
7 15 (1.73%) Apache Spark
8 13 (1.50%) MS Exchange
9 12 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.15%) Mule ESB
11 9 (1.04%) Drupal
12 8 (0.92%) Apache
13 7 (0.81%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.58%) nginx
14 5 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.58%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.58%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.46%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.69%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.46%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.46%) OrCAD
7 3 (0.35%) Simulink
8 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.23%) SPSS
8 2 (0.23%) Stata
9 1 (0.12%) CATIA
9 1 (0.12%) InVision
9 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.12%) Solid Edge
9 1 (0.12%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 613 (70.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.81%) SAP CO
3 7 (0.81%) SAP FI
3 7 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.69%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.58%) SAP FI-AP
5 5 (0.58%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.35%) Magento
6 3 (0.35%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.23%) Maximo
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.12%) Primavera
8 1 (0.12%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.12%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.12%) SystmOne
8 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 52 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.42%) Office 365
4 14 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.04%) PaaS
5 9 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (0.92%) G Suite
7 7 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.58%) GitHub
8 5 (0.58%) IaaS
8 5 (0.58%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 4 (0.46%) AdWords
9 4 (0.46%) Yammer
10 3 (0.35%) Datadog
10 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.35%) SaaS
11 2 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.23%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.12%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.15%) Wireless
2 20 (2.30%) Firewall
3 18 (2.07%) Bluetooth
3 18 (2.07%) HTTP
3 18 (2.07%) Internet
4 16 (1.84%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.61%) LAN
6 13 (1.50%) WAN
7 12 (1.38%) 3G
8 11 (1.27%) LTE
9 10 (1.15%) GPRS
9 10 (1.15%) GSM
9 10 (1.15%) WLAN
10 9 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (1.04%) SGSN
10 9 (1.04%) VPN
11 8 (0.92%) DNS
11 8 (0.92%) Ethernet
11 8 (0.92%) SAN
12 7 (0.81%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 31 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.11%) Big Data
2 27 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (2.76%) Hadoop
4 22 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 21 (2.42%) MongoDB
6 17 (1.96%) MySQL
7 16 (1.84%) RDBMS
8 14 (1.61%) NoSQL
9 12 (1.38%) Power BI
10 9 (1.04%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (0.92%) HBase
11 8 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.69%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.69%) Electronic Patient Records
12 6 (0.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 77 (8.87%) Maven
2 64 (7.37%) Git (software)
3 49 (5.65%) Jenkins
4 35 (4.03%) JIRA
5 20 (2.30%) Cucumber
6 18 (2.07%) Eclipse
7 15 (1.73%) Selenium
8 14 (1.61%) Subversion
9 12 (1.38%) SoapUI
10 9 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (0.92%) Jasmine
11 8 (0.92%) Karma Test Runner
11 8 (0.92%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.69%) Gradle
12 6 (0.69%) Grunt
12 6 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (0.69%) Robolectric
12 6 (0.69%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.58%) IntelliJ
13 5 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
General
1 667 (76.84%) Telecoms
2 627 (72.24%) Marketing
3 622 (71.66%) Finance
4 621 (71.54%) Manufacturing
5 16 (1.84%) Retail
6 15 (1.73%) Automotive
7 12 (1.38%) Aerospace
8 11 (1.27%) Military
9 7 (0.81%) Advertising
9 7 (0.81%) Banking
9 7 (0.81%) Law
10 6 (0.69%) Legal
11 5 (0.58%) Publishing
12 3 (0.35%) Back Office
12 3 (0.35%) Games
13 2 (0.23%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.23%) French Language
13 2 (0.23%) German Language
13 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 221 (25.46%) Developer
2 54 (6.22%) Consultant
3 53 (6.11%) Analyst
4 46 (5.30%) Agile Developer
5 44 (5.07%) Architect
5 44 (5.07%) Java Developer
6 43 (4.95%) SOA Developer
7 40 (4.61%) Integration Developer
8 36 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
9 35 (4.03%) Project Manager
9 35 (4.03%) Software Engineer
10 34 (3.92%) Embedded Engineer
11 33 (3.80%) Electronics Engineer
12 30 (3.46%) Senior Developer
13 28 (3.23%) Test Engineer
14 25 (2.88%) Business Analyst
14 25 (2.88%) C# Developer
15 23 (2.65%) .NET Developer
16 21 (2.42%) Python Developer
16 21 (2.42%) XML Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (12.56%) JSON
2 94 (10.83%) XML
3 89 (10.25%) Middleware
4 69 (7.95%) Swagger
4 69 (7.95%) XSLT
5 66 (7.60%) WireMock
6 63 (7.26%) .NET
7 62 (7.14%) Apache Camel
8 51 (5.88%) HTML
9 48 (5.53%) AngularJS
10 40 (4.61%) CSS
11 37 (4.26%) SOAP
12 34 (3.92%) Web Services
13 33 (3.80%) ASP.NET
14 32 (3.69%) REST
15 28 (3.23%) JSON Schema
16 27 (3.11%) RESTful
16 27 (3.11%) Spring
17 25 (2.88%) Node.js
18 23 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 95 (10.94%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (3.69%) Computer Science
3 28 (3.23%) User Experience
4 26 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (2.30%) NHS
6 19 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 17 (1.96%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.15%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.15%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.04%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.04%) PMI
11 8 (0.92%) e-Learning
11 8 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (0.92%) Smartphone
12 7 (0.81%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.81%) Social Media
12 7 (0.81%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.69%) STB
13 6 (0.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 96 (11.06%) Linux
2 76 (8.76%) Windows
3 49 (5.65%) Android
4 40 (4.61%) Unix
5 25 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 25 (2.88%) Mac OS X
6 18 (2.07%) Windows Server
7 14 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.15%) Windows 10
10 9 (1.04%) Windows Phone
11 8 (0.92%) Solaris
12 7 (0.81%) AIX
12 7 (0.81%) CentOS
13 6 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (0.58%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.46%) Nucleus RTOS
15 4 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.46%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (71.08%) Digital Marketing
2 616 (70.97%) Business Intelligence
3 613 (70.62%) Programme Management
4 332 (38.25%) Agile Software Development
5 149 (17.17%) TDD
6 111 (12.79%) DevOps
7 100 (11.52%) Scrum
8 89 (10.25%) SOA
9 87 (10.02%) Project Management
10 69 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (7.03%) Test Automation
12 58 (6.68%) MVC
13 56 (6.45%) Software Engineering
14 47 (5.41%) Configuration Management
15 45 (5.18%) BDD
16 38 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 37 (4.26%) Continuous Delivery
18 36 (4.15%) Web Development
19 35 (4.03%) OO
19 35 (4.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 128 (14.75%) Java
2 98 (11.29%) SQL
3 97 (11.18%) Python
4 73 (8.41%) C
5 69 (7.95%) XPath
6 61 (7.03%) C++
6 61 (7.03%) JavaScript
7 60 (6.91%) C#
8 35 (4.03%) Embedded C
9 20 (2.30%) Ruby
10 19 (2.19%) T-SQL
11 16 (1.84%) PowerShell
12 15 (1.73%) PHP
13 14 (1.61%) Tcl
14 12 (1.38%) VB
15 11 (1.27%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.04%) Go
17 7 (0.81%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.81%) MATLAB
17 7 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 221 (25.46%) Security Cleared
2 185 (21.31%) SC Cleared
3 105 (12.10%) Degree
4 37 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.38%) Master's Degree
6 11 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.27%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
8 9 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (0.81%) CCIE
10 5 (0.58%) APMP
10 5 (0.58%) CCNA
10 5 (0.58%) Chartered Engineer
10 5 (0.58%) CISM
10 5 (0.58%) CLAS
10 5 (0.58%) PMP
11 4 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.46%) CISSP
11 4 (0.46%) HND
12 3 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.76%) QA
2 15 (1.73%) JSP 440
3 9 (1.04%) PMO
4 6 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.69%) MISRA
4 6 (0.69%) SLA
5 4 (0.46%) GDPR
6 3 (0.35%) HL7
7 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.23%) RMADS
7 2 (0.23%) WCAG
8 1 (0.12%) Basel II
8 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.12%) ECSS
8 1 (0.12%) EFQM
8 1 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 34 (3.92%) Docker
2 27 (3.11%) Active Directory
3 22 (2.53%) Firmware
4 18 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (1.38%) vSphere
6 8 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.58%) XenServer
9 4 (0.46%) HDFS
9 4 (0.46%) XenApp
10 3 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.35%) vCloud
10 3 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.23%) NFS
11 2 (0.23%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.23%) Samba
11 2 (0.23%) Squid
11 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (5.41%) Puppet
2 35 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (3.92%) Ansible
4 22 (2.53%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.04%) AirWatch
6 7 (0.81%) Terraform
7 5 (0.58%) SCCM
7 5 (0.58%) WSUS
8 3 (0.35%) Grafana
8 3 (0.35%) Kibana
8 3 (0.35%) logstash
8 3 (0.35%) Nagios
8 3 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.35%) Salt
8 3 (0.35%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.23%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.23%) Mesos
9 2 (0.23%) Rancher
Vendors
1 615 (70.85%) SAP
2 92 (10.60%) Oracle
3 69 (7.95%) Microsoft
4 47 (5.41%) WSO2
5 33 (3.80%) VMware
6 25 (2.88%) Cisco
7 20 (2.30%) Google
8 18 (2.07%) Red Hat
9 17 (1.96%) EMC
10 14 (1.61%) IBM
11 12 (1.38%) HP
12 9 (1.04%) Adobe
12 9 (1.04%) Citrix
12 9 (1.04%) MobileIron
12 9 (1.04%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.69%) CheckPoint
14 5 (0.58%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.58%) F5
14 5 (0.58%) Software AG
14 5 (0.58%) Veritas
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