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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronics
UK / England
Rank 258 331 343
Rank change year-on-year +73 +12  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 379 310 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.91% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the General category 2.38% 1.67% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 225 129
Median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +10.34% -0.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 38 41
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.83% +15.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.04 £32.65 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £54.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -18.75% +12.67%  

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 15909 18546 18737
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.06% 37.81% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10441 12249 11778
Median daily rate £465 £450 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 467 446
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.93 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.43% +22.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Electronics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +47 107 £475 +7.95% 65
South East +22 87 £375 - 72
South West +20 77 £375 - 71
East of England +16 36 £425 - 57
West Midlands +29 24 £313 -16.66% 10
Yorkshire +14 20 £450 +53.84% 9
North West +20 16 £525 +59.09% 20
East Midlands -2 6 £575 +170.70% 8
North East - 3 £400 - 10
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 533 (74.34%) Telecoms
2 498 (69.46%) Manufacturing
3 488 (68.06%) Finance
4 486 (67.78%) Marketing
5 483 (67.36%) Digital Marketing
6 480 (66.95%) SAP
6 480 (66.95%) Business Intelligence
7 479 (66.81%) Programme Management
8 478 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 277 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
10 148 (20.64%) Security Cleared
11 133 (18.55%) Java
12 124 (17.29%) SC Cleared
13 102 (14.23%) Scrum
14 90 (12.55%) Python
15 86 (11.99%) TDD
16 83 (11.58%) Degree
17 82 (11.44%) Linux
18 80 (11.16%) SQL
19 76 (10.60%) Oracle
20 74 (10.32%) JavaScript
21 73 (10.18%) JSON
22 70 (9.76%) C
23 65 (9.07%) C#
24 62 (8.65%) HTML
25 61 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
26 60 (8.37%) .NET
26 60 (8.37%) Project Management
27 59 (8.23%) Microsoft
28 58 (8.09%) DevOps

Electronics
Top Related 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 42 (5.86%) Mule
2 31 (4.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 28 (3.91%) Oracle Service Bus
4 26 (3.63%) SharePoint
5 19 (2.65%) Apache Spark
6 15 (2.09%) Mule ESB
7 13 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (1.53%) CMS
9 10 (1.39%) Apache
10 8 (1.12%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.70%) Confluence
13 5 (0.70%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.56%) IIS
14 4 (0.56%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.42%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.93%) MS Project
3 19 (2.65%) MS Office
4 7 (0.98%) Simulink
5 4 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.42%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.42%) TargetLink
7 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.28%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.14%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.14%) CATIA
8 1 (0.14%) InVision
8 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.14%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.14%) Solid Edge
8 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 478 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.28%) Maximo
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Primavera
5 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.14%) SAP cProjects
5 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.14%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.14%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.14%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.14%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 61 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (2.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 14 (1.95%) PaaS
6 11 (1.53%) Office 365
7 9 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.98%) IaaS
9 5 (0.70%) Datadog
9 5 (0.70%) SaaS
10 3 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.42%) GitHub
10 3 (0.42%) Heroku
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.28%) Yammer
12 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.14%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.93%) Internet
2 20 (2.79%) HTTP
3 19 (2.65%) TCP/IP
4 18 (2.51%) Wireless
5 16 (2.23%) Network Security
6 13 (1.81%) Firewall
7 12 (1.67%) Bluetooth
7 12 (1.67%) DNS
8 9 (1.26%) Ethernet
8 9 (1.26%) WLAN
9 8 (1.12%) FTP
9 8 (1.12%) SAN
9 8 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (0.98%) Structured Cabling
11 6 (0.84%) SMTP
11 6 (0.84%) SNMP
11 6 (0.84%) SSL
12 5 (0.70%) ATM
12 5 (0.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 23 (3.21%) Hadoop
4 20 (2.79%) Big Data
5 16 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (1.95%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (1.39%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.39%) MySQL
10 9 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.70%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.70%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.70%) Redis
13 4 (0.56%) Electronic Patient Records
13 4 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 49 (6.83%) Git (software)
2 46 (6.42%) Maven
3 34 (4.74%) Jenkins
4 25 (3.49%) JIRA
5 19 (2.65%) Selenium
5 19 (2.65%) SoapUI
6 18 (2.51%) Visual Studio
7 17 (2.37%) Cucumber
8 16 (2.23%) Subversion
9 15 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (1.39%) Eclipse
10 10 (1.39%) WebDriver
11 9 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (0.98%) Jasmine
12 7 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.84%) JUnit
13 6 (0.84%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.70%) Mercurial
14 5 (0.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 533 (74.34%) Telecoms
2 498 (69.46%) Manufacturing
3 488 (68.06%) Finance
4 486 (67.78%) Marketing
5 13 (1.81%) Retail
6 12 (1.67%) Automotive
7 9 (1.26%) Games
8 8 (1.12%) Banking
9 7 (0.98%) Legal
10 6 (0.84%) Advertising
11 5 (0.70%) Publishing
12 4 (0.56%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.56%) Law
13 3 (0.42%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.28%) Billing
14 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Front Office
15 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 201 (28.03%) Developer
2 47 (6.56%) Analyst
2 47 (6.56%) Java Developer
3 42 (5.86%) Consultant
4 40 (5.58%) Architect
5 28 (3.91%) .NET Developer
6 27 (3.77%) Business Analyst
6 27 (3.77%) Electronics Engineer
6 27 (3.77%) Project Manager
6 27 (3.77%) Software Engineer
7 24 (3.35%) Agile Developer
8 23 (3.21%) SOA Developer
9 22 (3.07%) C# Developer
9 22 (3.07%) Designer
10 21 (2.93%) Software Developer
10 21 (2.93%) Tester
11 20 (2.79%) Technical Architect
12 19 (2.65%) Integration Developer
13 18 (2.51%) Angular Developer
13 18 (2.51%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (10.18%) JSON
2 62 (8.65%) HTML
3 60 (8.37%) .NET
4 56 (7.81%) AngularJS
5 53 (7.39%) CSS
5 53 (7.39%) XML
6 52 (7.25%) SOAP
7 49 (6.83%) Middleware
8 47 (6.56%) Apache Camel
9 42 (5.86%) Web Services
10 37 (5.16%) Swagger
11 36 (5.02%) XSLT
12 30 (4.18%) WireMock
13 29 (4.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 27 (3.77%) jQuery
14 27 (3.77%) RESTful
15 26 (3.63%) HTML5
16 25 (3.49%) ASP.NET
16 25 (3.49%) REST
16 25 (3.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 28 (3.91%) User Experience
3 21 (2.93%) NHS
4 20 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.79%) Data Centre
5 16 (2.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 9 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (1.26%) VHDL
7 8 (1.12%) CCTV
7 8 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.12%) STB
7 8 (1.12%) Video on Demand
8 6 (0.84%) Algorithms
8 6 (0.84%) Over-the-Top Content
9 5 (0.70%) e-Learning
9 5 (0.70%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.56%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (0.56%) Device Driver
10 4 (0.56%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 82 (11.44%) Linux
2 51 (7.11%) Windows
3 32 (4.46%) Android
4 19 (2.65%) Unix
5 16 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.53%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.98%) CentOS
9 6 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.70%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.56%) Solaris
11 4 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 4 (0.56%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.42%) AIX
12 3 (0.42%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (67.36%) Digital Marketing
2 480 (66.95%) Business Intelligence
3 479 (66.81%) Programme Management
4 277 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (14.23%) Scrum
6 86 (11.99%) TDD
7 60 (8.37%) Project Management
8 58 (8.09%) DevOps
9 57 (7.95%) SOA
10 53 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (6.69%) MVC
11 48 (6.69%) Software Engineering
12 39 (5.44%) Open Source
13 34 (4.74%) Continuous Delivery
14 30 (4.18%) BDD
15 28 (3.91%) Integration Testing
15 28 (3.91%) Migration
15 28 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (3.63%) OO
16 26 (3.63%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 133 (18.55%) Java
2 90 (12.55%) Python
3 80 (11.16%) SQL
4 74 (10.32%) JavaScript
5 70 (9.76%) C
6 65 (9.07%) C#
7 56 (7.81%) C++
8 36 (5.02%) XPath
9 29 (4.04%) Embedded C
10 25 (3.49%) Ruby
11 15 (2.09%) PHP
12 14 (1.95%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.67%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.53%) Go
14 11 (1.53%) MATLAB
14 11 (1.53%) Perl
15 10 (1.39%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.39%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.26%) Embedded C++
17 8 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 148 (20.64%) Security Cleared
2 124 (17.29%) SC Cleared
3 83 (11.58%) Degree
4 19 (2.65%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.12%) CCNA
7 7 (0.98%) ISEB
8 6 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.70%) CCIE
9 5 (0.70%) CCNP
10 4 (0.56%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.56%) PhD
11 2 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.28%) CCDA
11 2 (0.28%) CCDP
11 2 (0.28%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.28%) MBA
11 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.77%) QA
2 10 (1.39%) SLA
3 7 (0.98%) PMO
4 6 (0.84%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.56%) GDPR
5 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.42%) ISO26262
6 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.28%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.28%) JTAG
8 1 (0.14%) Basel II
8 1 (0.14%) EFQM
8 1 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.14%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 31 (4.32%) Firmware
2 25 (3.49%) Docker
3 21 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.37%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.26%) vSphere
6 7 (0.98%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.70%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.70%) XenServer
8 4 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.42%) SRDF
9 3 (0.42%) vCloud
9 3 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.28%) NFS
10 2 (0.28%) Samba
10 2 (0.28%) Squid
10 2 (0.28%) XenApp
10 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (2.79%) Ansible
2 17 (2.37%) Puppet
3 12 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.26%) Terraform
5 8 (1.12%) Nagios
6 6 (0.84%) Kibana
6 6 (0.84%) Salt
7 5 (0.70%) logstash
8 4 (0.56%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.56%) SCCM
8 4 (0.56%) WSUS
9 3 (0.42%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.28%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.28%) Graphite
10 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.28%) Oozie
10 2 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 480 (66.95%) SAP
2 76 (10.60%) Oracle
3 59 (8.23%) Microsoft
4 34 (4.74%) VMware
5 29 (4.04%) WSO2
6 21 (2.93%) EMC
7 20 (2.79%) Red Hat
8 18 (2.51%) Cisco
9 16 (2.23%) HP
10 15 (2.09%) IBM
11 13 (1.81%) Google
12 8 (1.12%) Veritas
13 7 (0.98%) Citrix
13 7 (0.98%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.84%) Dell
15 5 (0.70%) Adobe
16 4 (0.56%) CheckPoint
16 4 (0.56%) Symantec
16 4 (0.56%) Teradata
16 4 (0.56%) Zend
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