Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 348 232 416
Rank change year-on-year -116 +184 -3
Contract jobs citing Electronics 677 1,070 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.72% 1.17% 0.57%
As % of the General category 1.96% 2.94% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 676 419
England median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £295 £305 £268
90th Percentile £653 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +2.63% +18.68% +6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 115 74
England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +1.89% +6.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £16.87 £18.30
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £47.35
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +6.67%

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 34,527 36,438 35,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.91% 39.88% 36.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,980 24,452 24,083
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 794 913
England median hourly rate £23.50 £26.22 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.37% +11.57% +2.17%
10th Percentile £12.46 £12.02 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.18 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £23.25 £26.40 £23.68
% change year-on-year -11.95% +11.49% -2.27%

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 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
South West -25 178 £419 -0.30% 136
East of England -8 176 £525 - 151
London -177 136 £525 +5.00% 90
South East -87 96 £350 -26.32% 218
Midlands -6 48 £438 +25.00% 96
North of England -66 39 £425 -7.61% 98
West Midlands +11 38 £438 +62.04% 68
North West -17 23 £425 -7.61% 57
North East +13 10 £725 +75.76% 19
East Midlands -2 10 £325 -7.14% 26
Yorkshire -67 6 £425 -5.56% 22
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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.

1 496 (73.26%) Telecoms
2 495 (73.12%) Manufacturing
3 484 (71.49%) Finance
4 483 (71.34%) Marketing
5 475 (70.16%) Programme Management
5 475 (70.16%) SAP
6 472 (69.72%) Business Intelligence
6 472 (69.72%) Digital Marketing
7 215 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
8 139 (20.53%) Security Cleared
9 120 (17.73%) Web Services
10 119 (17.58%) Greenfield Project
11 115 (16.99%) TDD
12 110 (16.25%) SOAP
12 110 (16.25%) Java
13 107 (15.81%) SC Cleared
14 106 (15.66%) SOA
15 97 (14.33%) Scrum
15 97 (14.33%) RESTful
16 95 (14.03%) Microsoft
17 85 (12.56%) Middleware
18 74 (10.93%) Oracle
18 74 (10.93%) XML
19 72 (10.64%) Linux
20 69 (10.19%) Software Engineering
21 67 (9.90%) Degree
22 63 (9.31%) JSON
22 63 (9.31%) DevOps
23 59 (8.71%) C++
24 57 (8.42%) SQL

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 (8.12%) Mule
2 53 (7.83%) Oracle Service Bus
2 53 (7.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (1.92%) Confluence
4 8 (1.18%) CMS
5 5 (0.74%) Apache
5 5 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.59%) SAS
7 3 (0.44%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.30%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.30%) Drupal
8 2 (0.30%) nginx
9 1 (0.15%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.15%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (5.91%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.59%) Simulink
5 3 (0.44%) InVision
5 3 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.44%) OrCAD
5 3 (0.44%) Pixate
6 2 (0.30%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.30%) SPSS
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.15%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 23 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.15%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 54 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.33%) Office 365
4 7 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.59%) GitHub
7 4 (0.59%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.59%) IaaS
7 4 (0.59%) PaaS
8 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.30%) Route 53
9 2 (0.30%) SaaS
9 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.15%) Apigee
10 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.15%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.69%) Wireless
2 12 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (1.62%) Internet
4 10 (1.48%) Firewall
5 8 (1.18%) Ethernet
5 8 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.03%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.89%) WLAN
8 5 (0.74%) Network Security
9 4 (0.59%) DHCP
9 4 (0.59%) Intranet
10 3 (0.44%) 4G
10 3 (0.44%) DLNA
10 3 (0.44%) IPsec
10 3 (0.44%) OSPF
10 3 (0.44%) SMTP
10 3 (0.44%) SNMP
10 3 (0.44%) UPnP
10 3 (0.44%) VoIP
10 3 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.02%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (1.77%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.18%) Big Data
6 8 (1.18%) Power BI
6 8 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.03%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.74%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.74%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.44%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.44%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.44%) MySQL
10 3 (0.44%) OLAP
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.30%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.30%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 41 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.61%) Maven
3 26 (3.84%) Jenkins
4 23 (3.40%) JIRA
5 18 (2.66%) SoapUI
6 13 (1.92%) JMeter
6 13 (1.92%) Selenium
7 12 (1.77%) WebDriver
8 11 (1.62%) LabVIEW
8 11 (1.62%) Rational DOORS
8 11 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (1.33%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (0.74%) GCC
12 5 (0.74%) GitLab
12 5 (0.74%) JUnit
12 5 (0.74%) Subversion
12 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.59%) GDB
General
1 496 (73.26%) Telecoms
2 495 (73.12%) Manufacturing
3 484 (71.49%) Finance
4 483 (71.34%) Marketing
5 17 (2.51%) Law
6 16 (2.36%) Aerospace
6 16 (2.36%) Retail
7 14 (2.07%) Automotive
8 13 (1.92%) Military
9 5 (0.74%) Banking
10 4 (0.59%) Back Office
10 4 (0.59%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.59%) Legal
11 3 (0.44%) Advertising
11 3 (0.44%) Avionics
11 3 (0.44%) Publishing
12 2 (0.30%) Billing
12 2 (0.30%) Games
12 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 144 (21.27%) Developer
2 57 (8.42%) Software Engineer
3 50 (7.39%) Analyst
4 49 (7.24%) Senior Developer
5 41 (6.06%) Architect
6 39 (5.76%) Integration Developer
7 37 (5.47%) Tester
8 36 (5.32%) Embedded Engineer
9 35 (5.17%) Java Developer
10 34 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer
11 33 (4.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 27 (3.99%) Project Manager
12 27 (3.99%) SOA Developer
13 26 (3.84%) Automation Tester
13 26 (3.84%) Business Analyst
14 25 (3.69%) Electronics Engineer
15 23 (3.40%) Desktop Support
15 23 (3.40%) Support Engineer
16 22 (3.25%) Agile Developer
16 22 (3.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (17.73%) Web Services
2 110 (16.25%) SOAP
3 97 (14.33%) RESTful
4 85 (12.56%) Middleware
5 74 (10.93%) XML
6 63 (9.31%) JSON
7 56 (8.27%) Apache Camel
8 43 (6.35%) HTML
9 42 (6.20%) .NET
10 39 (5.76%) XSLT
11 36 (5.32%) REST
12 34 (5.02%) Swagger
12 34 (5.02%) WireMock
13 30 (4.43%) CSS
14 16 (2.36%) AngularJS
15 13 (1.92%) ASP.NET
15 13 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (1.77%) jQuery
17 10 (1.48%) Taurus
18 9 (1.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 119 (17.58%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 31 (4.58%) NHS
5 24 (3.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 19 (2.81%) User Experience
7 15 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (1.62%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.48%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.33%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.33%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.18%) VHDL
12 7 (1.03%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.89%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.89%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.89%) Raspberry Pi
14 5 (0.74%) ASIC
15 4 (0.59%) Device Driver
15 4 (0.59%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 72 (10.64%) Linux
2 53 (7.83%) Windows
3 21 (3.10%) Android
3 21 (3.10%) Windows 7
4 20 (2.95%) Windows 10
5 17 (2.51%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.18%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.03%) CentOS
8 7 (1.03%) Unix
8 7 (1.03%) VxWorks
9 5 (0.74%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.59%) Nucleus RTOS
11 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.15%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.15%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (70.16%) Programme Management
2 472 (69.72%) Business Intelligence
2 472 (69.72%) Digital Marketing
3 215 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (16.99%) TDD
5 106 (15.66%) SOA
6 97 (14.33%) Scrum
7 69 (10.19%) Software Engineering
8 63 (9.31%) DevOps
9 50 (7.39%) Problem-Solving
10 41 (6.06%) Configuration Management
11 40 (5.91%) Project Management
11 40 (5.91%) Test Automation
12 32 (4.73%) OO
12 32 (4.73%) Open Source
13 31 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (4.43%) Mathematics
15 29 (4.28%) CRM
16 28 (4.14%) Coaching
17 25 (3.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 110 (16.25%) Java
2 59 (8.71%) C++
3 57 (8.42%) SQL
4 52 (7.68%) C
5 50 (7.39%) JavaScript
6 45 (6.65%) Python
7 43 (6.35%) C#
8 40 (5.91%) Java 8
9 34 (5.02%) XPath
10 22 (3.25%) PowerShell
11 18 (2.66%) Embedded C
12 17 (2.51%) Groovy
13 15 (2.22%) Embedded C++
13 15 (2.22%) T-SQL
14 13 (1.92%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.77%) PHP
16 10 (1.48%) MATLAB
17 9 (1.33%) Java 9
17 9 (1.33%) TypeScript
18 7 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 139 (20.53%) Security Cleared
2 107 (15.81%) SC Cleared
3 67 (9.90%) Degree
4 26 (3.84%) DV Cleared
5 21 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.18%) HND
8 7 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.03%) HNC
8 7 (1.03%) MCDST
8 7 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.74%) BC Cleared
9 5 (0.74%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.74%) MCP
10 4 (0.59%) CCNA
10 4 (0.59%) CCNP
11 3 (0.44%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.44%) CISSP
11 3 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.30%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.62%) QA
2 8 (1.18%) DO-254
2 8 (1.18%) JSP 440
3 7 (1.03%) PMO
3 7 (1.03%) RMADS
4 5 (0.74%) MISRA
4 5 (0.74%) SLA
5 4 (0.59%) HL7
5 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.44%) GDPR
6 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.30%) DO-160
7 2 (0.30%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.30%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.30%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.30%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.30%) WCAG
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 15 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.07%) Firmware
3 7 (1.03%) Docker
4 4 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.59%) XenApp
5 3 (0.44%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.30%) etcd
6 2 (0.30%) flannel
6 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.30%) Postfix
6 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.15%) Ceph
7 1 (0.15%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.15%) SkyDNS
7 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 37 (5.47%) Ansible
2 28 (4.14%) Terraform
3 12 (1.77%) Puppet
4 8 (1.18%) SCCM
5 5 (0.74%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.44%) Kibana
7 3 (0.44%) WSUS
8 2 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.30%) Forum Sentry
8 2 (0.30%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.30%) rkt
9 1 (0.15%) Consul
9 1 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.15%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.15%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.15%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 475 (70.16%) SAP
2 95 (14.03%) Microsoft
3 74 (10.93%) Oracle
4 54 (7.98%) WSO2
5 11 (1.62%) Cisco
5 11 (1.62%) EMC
6 10 (1.48%) Google
7 8 (1.18%) IBM
7 8 (1.18%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.03%) Adobe
8 7 (1.03%) Talend
9 6 (0.89%) Tableau
9 6 (0.89%) VMware
10 5 (0.74%) Apple
10 5 (0.74%) Remedy
11 4 (0.59%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.59%) Black Duck
11 4 (0.59%) Citrix
12 3 (0.44%) Palo Alto
12 3 (0.44%) Snow