Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 280 195 324
Rank change year-on-year -85 +129 +65
Contract jobs citing Electronics 620 369 663
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.97% 1.43% 0.82%
As % of the General category 1.81% 2.67% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 268 491
10th Percentile £291 £296 £148
25th Percentile £413 £406 £357
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £525 £475
Median % change year-on-year -1.90% +10.53% -2.56%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £738 £650 £673
UK median daily rate £515 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -1.90% +16.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 77
10th Percentile £24.81 £37.38 £18.14
25th Percentile £36.00 £41.31 £41.25
Median hourly rate £46.85 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +4.11% - +1.12%
75th Percentile £54.06 £48.75 £51.25
90th Percentile £63.38 £52.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £46.85 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.11% - +1.12%

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 34,275 13,831 41,629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 53.50% 53.52% 51.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,305 9,449 27,322
10th Percentile £308 £275 £263
25th Percentile £413 £386 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £630 £600 £575
90th Percentile £719 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,227 468 1,341
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.75 £11.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £18.94 £22.50 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -15.82% +15.38% +8.33%
75th Percentile £42.48 £43.75 £40.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £19.33
% change year-on-year -14.61% +15.14% +10.43%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -120 190 £575 +9.52% 71
South West -18 123 £463 -13.95% 86
South East -59 86 £250 -44.57% 132
North of England -48 54 £563 +7.14% 77
North West -28 44 £725 +38.10% 42
East of England -29 44 £460 +3.37% 110
Midlands -64 27 £413 -5.71% 66
East Midlands -23 14 £398 +133.82% 22
West Midlands -63 13 £525 +16.67% 43
Yorkshire -49 9 £425 -4.49% 31
North East -10 1 £550 -4.35% 4
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 473 (76.29%) Marketing
2 466 (75.16%) Manufacturing
3 465 (75.00%) Finance
4 464 (74.84%) Telecoms
5 458 (73.87%) Business Intelligence
5 458 (73.87%) Digital Marketing
6 457 (73.71%) SAP
6 457 (73.71%) Public Sector
7 455 (73.39%) Programme Management
8 143 (23.06%) Agile Software Development
9 113 (18.23%) Azure
10 102 (16.45%) Social Skills
11 94 (15.16%) Security Cleared
12 79 (12.74%) SQL
13 76 (12.26%) Microsoft
13 76 (12.26%) SC Cleared
14 75 (12.10%) AWS
15 73 (11.77%) Software Engineering
16 72 (11.61%) NHS
17 69 (11.13%) DevOps
18 61 (9.84%) Linux
18 61 (9.84%) Python
19 56 (9.03%) Java
19 56 (9.03%) Data Architecture
20 51 (8.23%) Test Automation
21 49 (7.90%) Analytics
21 49 (7.90%) Windows
22 48 (7.74%) Data Modelling
22 48 (7.74%) Degree
23 47 (7.58%) JavaScript

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 17 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.65%) Apache
3 3 (0.48%) CMS
3 3 (0.48%) Confluence
3 3 (0.48%) nginx
3 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (0.32%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.32%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (0.32%) Luigi
4 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.32%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.81%) Simulink
3 5 (0.81%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.32%) FrameMaker
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.32%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.16%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.13%) iTrent
3 4 (0.65%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.48%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.16%) HFM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CCM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.16%) SAP IBP
6 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 113 (18.23%) Azure
2 75 (12.10%) AWS
3 37 (5.97%) IaaS
4 36 (5.81%) Microsoft 365
5 34 (5.48%) PaaS
6 29 (4.68%) Power Platform
7 23 (3.71%) SaaS
8 18 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
9 16 (2.58%) Amazon SQS
10 15 (2.42%) Amazon EKS
11 11 (1.77%) Azure Logic Apps
11 11 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
12 10 (1.61%) GitHub
13 9 (1.45%) GCP
14 8 (1.29%) Serverless
15 7 (1.13%) PowerApps
16 5 (0.81%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 5 (0.81%) Azure Storage
16 5 (0.81%) GitHub Actions
16 5 (0.81%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
2 16 (2.58%) Wireless
3 13 (2.10%) Firewall
4 12 (1.94%) HTTP
5 11 (1.77%) VPN
6 8 (1.29%) Ethernet
6 8 (1.29%) Network Security
7 7 (1.13%) DNS
7 7 (1.13%) LAN
7 7 (1.13%) Modbus
7 7 (1.13%) RS-422
7 7 (1.13%) RS-485
7 7 (1.13%) WAN
8 6 (0.97%) PBX
8 6 (0.97%) RS-232
8 6 (0.97%) SAN
9 5 (0.81%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.65%) 5G
10 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.48%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (6.94%) Metadata
2 33 (5.32%) Metadata Repository
3 30 (4.84%) SQL Server
4 29 (4.68%) Power BI
5 21 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (2.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 15 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (2.10%) Electronic Patient Records
8 13 (2.10%) Pentaho
9 12 (1.94%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.45%) Qlik Sense
11 8 (1.29%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.29%) QlikView
12 7 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (1.13%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.13%) SQLite
13 6 (0.97%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (0.81%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 42 (6.77%) Git (software)
2 40 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 24 (3.87%) JIRA
4 12 (1.94%) GitLab
5 8 (1.29%) Subversion
6 7 (1.13%) CruiseControl
6 7 (1.13%) Postman
7 6 (0.97%) Rational Rhapsody
7 6 (0.97%) Spinnaker
7 6 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.65%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.65%) Gatling
8 4 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (0.65%) Tricentis qTest
8 4 (0.65%) Zephyr
9 3 (0.48%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.48%) CircleCI
9 3 (0.48%) GCC
9 3 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.48%) SonarQube
General
1 473 (76.29%) Marketing
2 466 (75.16%) Manufacturing
3 465 (75.00%) Finance
4 464 (74.84%) Telecoms
5 457 (73.71%) Public Sector
6 102 (16.45%) Social Skills
7 46 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.42%) Retail
9 11 (1.77%) Aerospace
9 11 (1.77%) Automotive
10 10 (1.61%) Law
11 8 (1.29%) Documentation Skills
11 8 (1.29%) Publishing
12 6 (0.97%) Presentation Skills
13 4 (0.65%) Legal
13 4 (0.65%) Military
14 3 (0.48%) Advertising
14 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.32%) Avionics
15 2 (0.32%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 99 (15.97%) Developer
2 91 (14.68%) Architect
3 49 (7.90%) Data Architect
4 45 (7.26%) Analyst
5 38 (6.13%) Project Manager
6 35 (5.65%) DevOps Engineer
7 32 (5.16%) Consultant
8 29 (4.68%) Java Developer
8 29 (4.68%) Software Engineer
9 23 (3.71%) Data Modeller
10 21 (3.39%) Support Engineer
11 19 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (2.90%) Tester
13 17 (2.74%) Data Analyst
13 17 (2.74%) Lead Architect
13 17 (2.74%) Node.js Developer
14 14 (2.26%) AWS Developer
14 14 (2.26%) Desktop Engineer
14 14 (2.26%) Desktop Support
15 13 (2.10%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.48%) HTML
2 28 (4.52%) Node.js
3 25 (4.03%) CSS
4 24 (3.87%) .NET
5 18 (2.90%) Spring
6 15 (2.42%) RESTful
7 14 (2.26%) AngularJS
8 13 (2.10%) Kafka
8 13 (2.10%) React
9 12 (1.94%) ASP.NET
9 12 (1.94%) Web Services
10 10 (1.61%) XML
11 9 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
11 9 (1.45%) GraphQL
12 7 (1.13%) .NET Core
12 7 (1.13%) REST
12 7 (1.13%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (0.81%) Middleware
13 5 (0.81%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.61%) NHS
2 39 (6.29%) Management Information System
3 18 (2.90%) Public Cloud
3 18 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (2.10%) User Experience
5 10 (1.61%) Algorithms
6 9 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.45%) Reference Data
7 8 (1.29%) Legacy Systems
8 7 (1.13%) CESG
8 7 (1.13%) Raspberry Pi
9 6 (0.97%) CAN bus
9 6 (0.97%) Social Media
9 6 (0.97%) SystemC
10 5 (0.81%) Analogue Electronics
10 5 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.65%) Cloud Native
11 4 (0.65%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 61 (9.84%) Linux
2 49 (7.90%) Windows
3 18 (2.90%) Android
3 18 (2.90%) Windows 10
4 11 (1.77%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (1.29%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.29%) Unix
5 8 (1.29%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.13%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (0.97%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.32%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (73.87%) Business Intelligence
1 458 (73.87%) Digital Marketing
2 455 (73.39%) Programme Management
3 143 (23.06%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (11.77%) Software Engineering
5 69 (11.13%) DevOps
6 56 (9.03%) Data Architecture
7 51 (8.23%) Test Automation
8 49 (7.90%) Analytics
9 48 (7.74%) Data Modelling
10 43 (6.94%) User Stories
11 41 (6.61%) Scrum
12 40 (6.45%) Information Security
12 40 (6.45%) Strategic Thinking
13 38 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 37 (5.97%) Data Analysis
14 37 (5.97%) Microservices
15 35 (5.65%) Configuration Management
16 34 (5.48%) Data Governance
16 34 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 79 (12.74%) SQL
2 61 (9.84%) Python
3 56 (9.03%) Java
4 47 (7.58%) JavaScript
5 46 (7.42%) C
6 32 (5.16%) C++
7 31 (5.00%) C#
8 26 (4.19%) Bash Shell
9 17 (2.74%) TypeScript
10 16 (2.58%) Perl
11 15 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 14 (2.26%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.94%) Ada
13 12 (1.94%) Embedded C
13 12 (1.94%) Ruby
14 9 (1.45%) Java 8
15 8 (1.29%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.13%) ANSI SQL
16 7 (1.13%) Embedded C++
16 7 (1.13%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 94 (15.16%) Security Cleared
2 76 (12.26%) SC Cleared
3 48 (7.74%) Degree
4 21 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 17 (2.74%) CISSP
6 10 (1.61%) CESG Certified Professional
7 8 (1.29%) TOGAF Certification
8 7 (1.13%) CISM
9 6 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.65%) CISA
10 4 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (0.48%) CCNA
11 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.32%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.90%) QA
2 17 (2.74%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.10%) Accessibility
3 13 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.77%) JSP 440
5 10 (1.61%) GDPR
6 9 (1.45%) IEC 61508
7 6 (0.97%) NIST
7 6 (0.97%) PMO
7 6 (0.97%) RMADS
8 5 (0.81%) HAZOP
8 5 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (0.81%) MISRA
9 4 (0.65%) COBIT
9 4 (0.65%) Def Stans
9 4 (0.65%) MISRA C
10 3 (0.48%) GRC
10 3 (0.48%) HL7
10 3 (0.48%) NCSC
11 2 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (6.13%) Docker
2 31 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.26%) Firmware
4 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.48%) vSphere
6 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (6.45%) Kubernetes
2 29 (4.68%) Terraform
3 22 (3.55%) Ansible
4 16 (2.58%) Rancher
5 11 (1.77%) Prometheus
6 10 (1.61%) Grafana
6 10 (1.61%) Istio
6 10 (1.61%) Kibana
6 10 (1.61%) SCCM
7 9 (1.45%) Consul
7 9 (1.45%) Fluentd
7 9 (1.45%) logstash
8 7 (1.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.48%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.48%) Puppet
11 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.32%) MOM
11 2 (0.32%) Packer
Vendors
1 457 (73.71%) SAP
2 76 (12.26%) Microsoft
3 37 (5.97%) Sparx
4 33 (5.32%) Oracle
5 28 (4.52%) Remedy
6 14 (2.26%) Google
7 13 (2.10%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.77%) Informatica
9 10 (1.61%) Splunk
9 10 (1.61%) VMware
10 9 (1.45%) Adobe
10 9 (1.45%) AppDynamics
10 9 (1.45%) Cisco
10 9 (1.45%) EMC
10 9 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.45%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.97%) Samsung
12 5 (0.81%) TOWER Software
13 4 (0.65%) Cadence
13 4 (0.65%) New Relic