Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 396 406
Rank change year-on-year +170 +10 -136
Contract jobs citing Electronics 1074 568 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.17% 0.58% 0.54%
As % of the General category 2.92% 1.60% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 418 361
England median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £268 £245
90th Percentile £600 £557 £500
UK median daily rate £475 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +18.60% +6.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 75 92
England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £16.50 £18.90 £30.05
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.30 £44.98
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +2.54%

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 36720 35419 41300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.85% 36.27% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24659 23888 26991
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £663 £638 £634
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 798 903 1109
England median hourly rate £26.22 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.00% - +6.98%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.25 £11.35
90th Percentile £48.08 £46.31 £47.86
UK median hourly rate £26.40 £23.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +12.34% -2.08% +11.63%

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 23 October 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 6 months to 23 October 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 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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 +150 340 £500 +12.68% 35
South West +55 215 £420 +12.75% 30
East of England +86 200 £525 +50.00% 34
South East +30 192 £475 +18.75% 30
North of England +90 83 £460 +15.00% 22
Yorkshire +62 53 £450 +33.23% 11
Midlands +22 37 £350 -17.65% 11
North West +18 29 £460 +15.00% 10
East Midlands -1 18 £350 -17.65% 4
West Midlands +17 11 £270 -28.95% 7
North East +68 1 £413 -13.16% 1
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 830 (77.28%) Telecoms
2 811 (75.51%) Marketing
3 806 (75.05%) Manufacturing
4 793 (73.84%) Digital Marketing
5 786 (73.18%) Finance
6 780 (72.63%) SAP
6 780 (72.63%) Business Intelligence
7 779 (72.53%) Programme Management
8 454 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
9 264 (24.58%) Security Cleared
10 212 (19.74%) SC Cleared
11 210 (19.55%) TDD
12 169 (15.74%) JSON
13 168 (15.64%) Scrum
14 164 (15.27%) Java
15 147 (13.69%) Linux
15 147 (13.69%) Python
16 145 (13.50%) Greenfield Project
17 141 (13.13%) DevOps
18 133 (12.38%) XML
18 133 (12.38%) SOA
19 124 (11.55%) Middleware
20 121 (11.27%) Oracle
21 117 (10.89%) Maven
22 107 (9.96%) XSLT
23 106 (9.87%) Degree
24 104 (9.68%) XPath
24 104 (9.68%) Swagger
25 103 (9.59%) WireMock
26 99 (9.22%) 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 88 (8.19%) Mule
2 77 (7.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 76 (7.08%) Oracle Service Bus
4 42 (3.91%) Apache Spark
5 23 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 20 (1.86%) Apache
6 20 (1.86%) Confluence
7 17 (1.58%) CMS
8 13 (1.21%) MS Exchange
8 13 (1.21%) nginx
9 12 (1.12%) OpenStack
10 10 (0.93%) Apache Solr
10 10 (0.93%) Mule ESB
11 7 (0.65%) Drupal
11 7 (0.65%) Ethereum
11 7 (0.65%) Hyperledger
11 7 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.47%) IIS
12 5 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.74%) AutoCAD
5 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.37%) FrameMaker
7 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.37%) OrCAD
7 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.28%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.19%) SPSS
9 2 (0.19%) Stata
10 1 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.093%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.093%) Maya
10 1 (0.093%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.093%) Simulink
10 1 (0.093%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 24 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.02%) NetSuite
3 8 (0.74%) SAP CO
3 8 (0.74%) SAP FI
3 8 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.65%) Adobe Campaign
4 7 (0.65%) R3 Corda
4 7 (0.65%) Teamcenter
5 6 (0.56%) SAP FI-AP
5 6 (0.56%) SAP SRM
6 4 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.28%) Lawson
7 3 (0.28%) Magento
7 3 (0.28%) Unica
7 3 (0.28%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.093%) LabWindows
8 1 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.093%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.093%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 58 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.40%) Office 365
4 14 (1.30%) G Suite
5 13 (1.21%) GitHub
6 11 (1.02%) IaaS
7 10 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.65%) npm
9 6 (0.56%) Force.com
9 6 (0.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 6 (0.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 5 (0.47%) AdWords
10 5 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.47%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 3 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.28%) PaaS
12 2 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.19%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.21%) Wireless
2 35 (3.26%) TCP/IP
3 32 (2.98%) Bluetooth
3 32 (2.98%) Wi-Fi
4 28 (2.61%) Firewall
5 23 (2.14%) VPN
6 22 (2.05%) WAN
7 21 (1.96%) LAN
8 18 (1.68%) HTTP
9 14 (1.30%) DNS
10 13 (1.21%) 3G
10 13 (1.21%) GPRS
10 13 (1.21%) GSM
10 13 (1.21%) LTE
10 13 (1.21%) SSL
11 12 (1.12%) SGSN
12 10 (0.93%) Kerberos
12 10 (0.93%) SAN
13 8 (0.74%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.65%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
2 61 (5.68%) Big Data
3 56 (5.21%) Hadoop
4 39 (3.63%) MongoDB
5 38 (3.54%) SQL Server
6 34 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 33 (3.07%) MySQL
8 25 (2.33%) Oracle Database
9 23 (2.14%) NoSQL
10 21 (1.96%) HBase
11 18 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (1.58%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (1.30%) Apache Hive
15 13 (1.21%) Power BI
16 9 (0.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
17 7 (0.65%) Blockchain
18 6 (0.56%) GIS
18 6 (0.56%) Impala
Development Applications
1 117 (10.89%) Maven
2 90 (8.38%) Git (software)
3 59 (5.49%) Jenkins
4 50 (4.66%) JIRA
5 40 (3.72%) Cucumber
6 21 (1.96%) Eclipse
6 21 (1.96%) SoapUI
7 18 (1.68%) Visual Studio
8 15 (1.40%) Artifactory
8 15 (1.40%) TeamCity
9 14 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (1.12%) Selenium
11 11 (1.02%) GitLab
11 11 (1.02%) IntelliJ
12 9 (0.84%) WebDriver
13 8 (0.74%) Ant
13 8 (0.74%) LabVIEW
13 8 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.65%) Subversion
15 5 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 830 (77.28%) Telecoms
2 811 (75.51%) Marketing
3 806 (75.05%) Manufacturing
4 786 (73.18%) Finance
5 23 (2.14%) Automotive
5 23 (2.14%) Retail
6 20 (1.86%) Aerospace
7 15 (1.40%) Military
8 8 (0.74%) Back Office
8 8 (0.74%) Law
9 6 (0.56%) Games
9 6 (0.56%) Legal
10 5 (0.47%) Local Government
11 4 (0.37%) Advertising
12 3 (0.28%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.28%) French Language
12 3 (0.28%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.28%) German Language
12 3 (0.28%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.28%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 282 (26.26%) Developer
2 82 (7.64%) Analyst
3 78 (7.26%) Agile Developer
4 70 (6.52%) Senior Developer
5 69 (6.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 64 (5.96%) Integration Developer
7 59 (5.49%) SOA Developer
7 59 (5.49%) Software Engineer
8 54 (5.03%) Consultant
8 54 (5.03%) Embedded Engineer
9 51 (4.75%) Java Developer
10 45 (4.19%) Architect
11 40 (3.72%) Business Analyst
12 38 (3.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 35 (3.26%) Software Developer
14 34 (3.17%) C# Developer
15 31 (2.89%) Project Manager
16 30 (2.79%) Test Engineer
17 29 (2.70%) XML Specialist
18 28 (2.61%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (15.74%) JSON
2 133 (12.38%) XML
3 124 (11.55%) Middleware
4 107 (9.96%) XSLT
5 104 (9.68%) Swagger
6 103 (9.59%) WireMock
7 91 (8.47%) Apache Camel
8 74 (6.89%) SOAP
9 67 (6.24%) HTML
10 66 (6.15%) .NET
11 63 (5.87%) Web Services
12 56 (5.21%) REST
13 55 (5.12%) RESTful
14 54 (5.03%) CSS
15 47 (4.38%) AngularJS
16 39 (3.63%) Node.js
17 38 (3.54%) ASP.NET
18 37 (3.45%) JSON Schema
19 35 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
20 30 (2.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 145 (13.50%) Greenfield Project
2 58 (5.40%) Computer Science
3 48 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (3.17%) User Experience
5 29 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 26 (2.42%) NHS
7 23 (2.14%) Embedded Systems
8 20 (1.86%) Algorithms
9 19 (1.77%) Fintech
10 15 (1.40%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.40%) Device Driver
11 12 (1.12%) PKI
12 10 (0.93%) Private Cloud
12 10 (0.93%) Smartphone
13 8 (0.74%) 3D Graphics
13 8 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 8 (0.74%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.74%) PMI
13 8 (0.74%) Public Cloud
13 8 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 147 (13.69%) Linux
2 78 (7.26%) Windows
3 48 (4.47%) Unix
4 31 (2.89%) Android
5 27 (2.51%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.42%) Mac OS X
7 18 (1.68%) Embedded Linux
8 17 (1.58%) Windows Server
9 16 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (1.12%) Windows Phone
11 10 (0.93%) Windows 10
12 9 (0.84%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.74%) AIX
13 8 (0.74%) Solaris
13 8 (0.74%) VxWorks
14 5 (0.47%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.37%) Nucleus RTOS
16 2 (0.19%) CentOS
16 2 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.093%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 793 (73.84%) Digital Marketing
2 780 (72.63%) Business Intelligence
3 779 (72.53%) Programme Management
4 454 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
5 210 (19.55%) TDD
6 168 (15.64%) Scrum
7 141 (13.13%) DevOps
8 133 (12.38%) SOA
9 97 (9.03%) Project Management
10 90 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
11 81 (7.54%) Software Engineering
12 78 (7.26%) Configuration Management
13 67 (6.24%) BDD
14 54 (5.03%) MVC
15 53 (4.93%) Test Automation
16 51 (4.75%) Continuous Delivery
16 51 (4.75%) Stakeholder Management
17 49 (4.56%) Microservices
17 49 (4.56%) Open Source
18 48 (4.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 164 (15.27%) Java
2 147 (13.69%) Python
3 104 (9.68%) XPath
4 99 (9.22%) SQL
5 91 (8.47%) C
6 86 (8.01%) C++
7 82 (7.64%) JavaScript
8 68 (6.33%) C#
9 36 (3.35%) Embedded C
10 28 (2.61%) Ruby
11 22 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 21 (1.96%) PHP
12 21 (1.96%) T-SQL
13 19 (1.77%) PowerShell
14 18 (1.68%) R
15 15 (1.40%) Embedded C++
15 15 (1.40%) VB
16 14 (1.30%) Tcl
17 13 (1.21%) Bash Shell
18 12 (1.12%) Go
Qualifications
1 264 (24.58%) Security Cleared
2 212 (19.74%) SC Cleared
3 106 (9.87%) Degree
4 56 (5.21%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (1.49%) HND
7 15 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
9 11 (1.02%) CISM
10 10 (0.93%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.84%) CLAS
12 8 (0.74%) CISSP
13 7 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.65%) NVQ Level 4
14 6 (0.56%) IISP
14 6 (0.56%) MCSE
14 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (0.47%) APMP
16 4 (0.37%) BC Cleared
16 4 (0.37%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.58%) QA
2 14 (1.30%) Data Quality
2 14 (1.30%) JSP 440
3 11 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.93%) PMO
5 9 (0.84%) MISRA
6 6 (0.56%) GDPR
6 6 (0.56%) SLA
7 3 (0.28%) IEC 62304
7 3 (0.28%) WCAG
8 2 (0.19%) EMIR
8 2 (0.19%) GCP
8 2 (0.19%) HL7
8 2 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.19%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.19%) MiFID
8 2 (0.19%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.19%) RMADS
9 1 (0.093%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.093%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 69 (6.42%) Docker
2 27 (2.51%) Firmware
3 21 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.93%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
4 10 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (0.93%) HDFS
5 9 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.47%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.37%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.37%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.37%) vSphere
8 3 (0.28%) XenApp
9 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.093%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 75 (6.98%) Puppet
2 62 (5.77%) Ansible
3 52 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (4.19%) Kubernetes
5 19 (1.77%) Terraform
6 15 (1.40%) Kibana
7 13 (1.21%) logstash
8 12 (1.12%) AirWatch
9 9 (0.84%) HAProxy
9 9 (0.84%) Salt
10 8 (0.74%) Grafana
11 6 (0.56%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 4 (0.37%) Oozie
12 4 (0.37%) SCCM
12 4 (0.37%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.28%) SCOM
14 2 (0.19%) SCOrch
14 2 (0.19%) SCSM
14 2 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 780 (72.63%) SAP
2 121 (11.27%) Oracle
3 76 (7.08%) WSO2
4 70 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 28 (2.61%) VMware
6 25 (2.33%) Google
7 17 (1.58%) IBM
8 16 (1.49%) Adobe
9 14 (1.30%) ServiceNow
10 13 (1.21%) Cisco
11 12 (1.12%) MobileIron
12 11 (1.02%) HP
13 10 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.84%) Tableau
15 8 (0.74%) Red Hat
16 7 (0.65%) Siemens
16 7 (0.65%) Workday
17 6 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
18 5 (0.47%) Citrix
18 5 (0.47%) Splunk