Period
to 21 April 2021

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 April 2021 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 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 214 283 327
Rank change year-on-year +69 +44 +39
Contract jobs citing Electronics 504 419 717
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.19% 0.82% 0.82%
As % of the General category 2.87% 2.23% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 305 526
10th Percentile £325 £263 £313
25th Percentile £425 £375 £393
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £520 £525
Median % change year-on-year +0.96% -0.95% +5.00%
75th Percentile £681 £588 £600
90th Percentile £738 £662 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 65
10th Percentile £33.83 £35.88 £15.81
25th Percentile £36.38 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £48.44 £51.06 £50.75
90th Percentile £50.45 £53.75 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

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 17,591 18,797 34,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.48% 36.97% 39.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,076 12,600 23,427
10th Percentile £313 £280 £306
25th Percentile £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £615 £600 £594
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £482 £485
% change year-on-year +3.73% -0.62% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 665 594 845
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.44 £12.25
25th Percentile £15.04 £15.25 £15.19
Median hourly rate £23.47 £21.00 £21.16
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -0.76% -1.58%
75th Percentile £43.75 £43.75 £41.50
90th Percentile £54.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £23.47 £21.15 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.00% +0.69% +1.94%

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 21 April 2021.

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 21 April 2021.

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 April 2021. 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 +62 171 £550 +4.76% 62
South West +2 93 £538 +2.38% 76
South East +72 78 £575 +53.33% 125
North of England +67 34 £538 -2.27% 58
East of England +23 24 £500 +2.56% 129
North West +38 22 £725 +65.90% 30
Midlands +29 19 £725 +65.71% 58
Yorkshire +44 11 £344 -37.50% 23
West Midlands +13 11 £725 +54.67% 36
East Midlands +22 8 £475 +35.71% 22
North East +33 1 £475 -22.45% 5
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, 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.

1 426 (84.52%) Manufacturing
2 408 (80.95%) Telecoms
3 401 (79.56%) Finance
4 399 (79.17%) Marketing
5 398 (78.97%) SAP
6 396 (78.57%) Business Intelligence
6 396 (78.57%) Programme Management
6 396 (78.57%) Digital Marketing
6 396 (78.57%) Public Sector
7 107 (21.23%) Security Cleared
8 96 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 95 (18.85%) Azure
10 78 (15.48%) SC Cleared
11 72 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 67 (13.29%) Python
13 60 (11.90%) Microsoft
14 58 (11.51%) Data Modelling
14 58 (11.51%) AWS
15 54 (10.71%) DevOps
16 53 (10.52%) Java
17 51 (10.12%) Linux
17 51 (10.12%) Data Architecture
17 51 (10.12%) Software Engineering
18 47 (9.33%) Data Analysis
18 47 (9.33%) Microservices
18 47 (9.33%) Data Governance
18 47 (9.33%) Analytics
19 46 (9.13%) Strategic Thinking
19 46 (9.13%) Git (software)
20 44 (8.73%) Reverse Engineering

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 13 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.39%) Mule
2 7 (1.39%) Red Hat Fuse
3 6 (1.19%) Confluence
4 4 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.60%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.40%) IIS
6 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.20%) Apache
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.20%) SAS
7 1 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 23 (4.56%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.79%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.40%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.40%) Windchill
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.20%) Simulink
5 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (5.95%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 13 (2.58%) Teamcenter
3 12 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.20%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 95 (18.85%) Azure
2 58 (11.51%) AWS
3 36 (7.14%) Microsoft 365
4 28 (5.56%) IaaS
5 27 (5.36%) Amazon EKS
6 21 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 21 (4.17%) SaaS
7 20 (3.97%) PaaS
8 18 (3.57%) Power Platform
9 7 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.99%) GCP
11 4 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.79%) Azure Logic Apps
11 4 (0.79%) Boomi
11 4 (0.79%) GitHub
11 4 (0.79%) Power Automate
11 4 (0.79%) PowerApps
12 3 (0.60%) Amazon Neptune
13 2 (0.40%) Amazon ECS
13 2 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
2 14 (2.78%) HTTP
3 13 (2.58%) VPN
3 13 (2.58%) Wireless
4 9 (1.79%) Firewall
4 9 (1.79%) RS-485
5 8 (1.59%) Modbus
5 8 (1.59%) RS-422
6 5 (0.99%) VoIP
6 5 (0.99%) WAN
7 4 (0.79%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.79%) DNS
8 3 (0.60%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.60%) Internet
8 3 (0.60%) LAN
8 3 (0.60%) Skype
9 2 (0.40%) DLNA
9 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.40%) UPnP
9 2 (0.40%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.58%) Power BI
5 11 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.59%) Electronic Patient Records
6 8 (1.59%) QlikView
7 7 (1.39%) Pentaho
7 7 (1.39%) Qlik Sense
8 6 (1.19%) Big Data
9 5 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.99%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.99%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.79%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.79%) Tableau
11 3 (0.60%) GIS
11 3 (0.60%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.60%) SAP Data Services
11 3 (0.60%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 46 (9.13%) Git (software)
2 30 (5.95%) Jenkins
3 17 (3.37%) GitLab
4 15 (2.98%) Artifactory
5 12 (2.38%) JIRA
6 9 (1.79%) Subversion
7 4 (0.79%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.79%) LabVIEW
7 4 (0.79%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.60%) Visual Studio Code
8 3 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.40%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.40%) GCC
9 2 (0.40%) GDB
9 2 (0.40%) GoogleTest
9 2 (0.40%) JMeter
9 2 (0.40%) JUnit
9 2 (0.40%) Mockito
9 2 (0.40%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 426 (84.52%) Manufacturing
2 408 (80.95%) Telecoms
3 401 (79.56%) Finance
4 399 (79.17%) Marketing
5 396 (78.57%) Public Sector
6 21 (4.17%) Law
7 11 (2.18%) Publishing
8 10 (1.98%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.99%) Retail
10 4 (0.79%) Automotive
10 4 (0.79%) French Language
10 4 (0.79%) German Language
11 3 (0.60%) Local Government
11 3 (0.60%) Military
12 2 (0.40%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.20%) Advertising
13 1 (0.20%) Avionics
13 1 (0.20%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 94 (18.65%) Architect
2 70 (13.89%) Developer
3 51 (10.12%) Data Architect
4 42 (8.33%) Data Modeller
5 38 (7.54%) Consultant
6 37 (7.34%) Analyst
7 34 (6.75%) DevOps Engineer
8 33 (6.55%) Java Developer
9 23 (4.56%) Project Manager
10 20 (3.97%) Software Engineer
11 16 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
12 15 (2.98%) Embedded Engineer
12 15 (2.98%) Enterprise Data Architect
12 15 (2.98%) Integration Developer
12 15 (2.98%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
12 15 (2.98%) Senior DevOps
12 15 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (2.98%) Windows Engineer
13 14 (2.78%) Electronics Engineer
13 14 (2.78%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.15%) Web Services
2 27 (5.36%) Kafka
3 25 (4.96%) Elastic Stack
4 21 (4.17%) XML
5 20 (3.97%) JSON
6 19 (3.77%) RESTful
7 17 (3.37%) .NET
7 17 (3.37%) Middleware
8 16 (3.17%) SOAP
9 15 (2.98%) HTML
9 15 (2.98%) Node.js
10 13 (2.58%) .NET Core
11 12 (2.38%) CSS
11 12 (2.38%) XSLT
12 9 (1.79%) Apache Camel
13 8 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (1.59%) Spring
14 6 (1.19%) GraphQL
15 5 (0.99%) Spring Boot
15 5 (0.99%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (8.13%) NHS
3 24 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.18%) Data Centre
4 11 (2.18%) Social Media
5 9 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (1.79%) Public Cloud
5 9 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.39%) Reference Data
6 7 (1.39%) User Experience
7 6 (1.19%) Analogue Electronics
7 6 (1.19%) ASIC
8 5 (0.99%) Cloud Native
8 5 (0.99%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (0.79%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.79%) SystemC
9 4 (0.79%) W3C
10 3 (0.60%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.60%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (10.12%) Linux
2 43 (8.53%) Windows
3 19 (3.77%) Windows 10
4 14 (2.78%) Android
5 11 (2.18%) Windows Mobile
6 10 (1.98%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.79%) Unix
7 9 (1.79%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.59%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.20%) FreeRTOS
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (78.57%) Business Intelligence
1 396 (78.57%) Digital Marketing
1 396 (78.57%) Programme Management
2 96 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (11.51%) Data Modelling
4 54 (10.71%) DevOps
5 51 (10.12%) Data Architecture
5 51 (10.12%) Software Engineering
6 47 (9.33%) Analytics
6 47 (9.33%) Data Analysis
6 47 (9.33%) Data Governance
6 47 (9.33%) Microservices
7 46 (9.13%) Strategic Thinking
8 44 (8.73%) Actionable Insight
8 44 (8.73%) Digital Analytics
8 44 (8.73%) Reverse Engineering
8 44 (8.73%) Strategic Planning
9 43 (8.53%) Metadata Management
10 39 (7.74%) Visualisation
11 34 (6.75%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 67 (13.29%) Python
2 53 (10.52%) Java
3 44 (8.73%) SQL
4 43 (8.53%) C
5 30 (5.95%) Perl
6 27 (5.36%) Bash Shell
7 26 (5.16%) C++
8 24 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 19 (3.77%) Embedded C
10 18 (3.57%) C#
11 12 (2.38%) Ruby
11 12 (2.38%) XPath
12 11 (2.18%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.98%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.79%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.39%) Ada
15 7 (1.39%) Apex Code
15 7 (1.39%) Kotlin
16 4 (0.79%) Embedded C++
16 4 (0.79%) Go
Qualifications
1 107 (21.23%) Security Cleared
2 78 (15.48%) SC Cleared
3 36 (7.14%) Degree
4 35 (6.94%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.59%) CISSP
7 5 (0.99%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (0.79%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.60%) CISM
9 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.40%) PMP
11 1 (0.20%) APMP
11 1 (0.20%) EMC Certification
11 1 (0.20%) MBA
11 1 (0.20%) MCSA
11 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.18%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.79%) QA
3 7 (1.39%) GDPR
3 7 (1.39%) SLA
4 6 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.19%) NCSC
4 6 (1.19%) NIST
5 5 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.99%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.60%) Dublin Core
6 3 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.60%) RMADS
7 2 (0.40%) DO-254
7 2 (0.40%) HL7
7 2 (0.40%) MISRA
7 2 (0.40%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.40%) PMO
8 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.20%) HAZOP
8 1 (0.20%) JTAG
System Software
1 43 (8.53%) Docker
2 32 (6.35%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.98%) Firmware
4 5 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.79%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 39 (7.74%) Kubernetes
2 33 (6.55%) Ansible
3 30 (5.95%) Terraform
4 28 (5.56%) Prometheus
4 28 (5.56%) Rancher
5 25 (4.96%) Consul
5 25 (4.96%) Fluentd
5 25 (4.96%) Grafana
5 25 (4.96%) Istio
5 25 (4.96%) Kibana
5 25 (4.96%) logstash
6 17 (3.37%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (1.98%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (1.59%) SCCM
9 5 (0.99%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.79%) Puppet
11 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.40%) Nagios
12 2 (0.40%) PowerCLI
12 2 (0.40%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 398 (78.97%) SAP
2 60 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 44 (8.73%) Remedy
4 34 (6.75%) Sparx
5 31 (6.15%) Oracle
6 25 (4.96%) AppDynamics
6 25 (4.96%) Splunk
7 20 (3.97%) Google
8 12 (2.38%) Kronos
8 12 (2.38%) Siemens
9 11 (2.18%) EMC
9 11 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.98%) Samsung
10 10 (1.98%) VMware
11 7 (1.39%) Informatica
12 6 (1.19%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.99%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.79%) Autodesk
14 4 (0.79%) Cerner
14 4 (0.79%) Dell