Period
to

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 June 2022 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 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 316 271 288
Rank change year-on-year -45 +17 +43
Contract jobs citing Electronics 576 523 308
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.81% 1.03% 0.83%
As % of the General category 1.41% 1.93% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 345 219
10th Percentile £307 £325 £325
25th Percentile £438 £413 £424
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +0.96%
75th Percentile £644 £638 £600
90th Percentile £725 £738 £652
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 37 26
10th Percentile - £29.90 £34.38
25th Percentile £42.50 £35.75 £40.88
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% - -
75th Percentile £58.00 £50.00 £48.75
90th Percentile £59.75 £52.50 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £51.68 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +14.83% - -

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 40,770 27,134 19,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 57.58% 53.33% 51.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,642 18,296 12,723
10th Percentile £325 £306 £263
25th Percentile £440 £405 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £485
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +2.11%
75th Percentile £656 £619 £600
90th Percentile £770 £703 £700
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,277 1,029 735
10th Percentile £12.86 £11.52 £12.18
25th Percentile £15.25 £14.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate £23.23 £21.05 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +10.36% +5.25% -
75th Percentile £47.50 £42.25 £40.00
90th Percentile £60.55 £55.87 £53.45
UK median hourly rate £24.03 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.13% +5.25% +2.56%

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 June 2022.

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 June 2022.

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 June 2022. 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
Jobs
London -70 172 £545 -0.91% 65
South West +11 144 £525 +2.44% 84
South East -34 83 £400 -20.00% 120
East of England -13 44 £500 - 134
North of England -65 27 £538 -6.52% 60
Midlands -30 26 £550 +33.33% 75
North West -56 22 £550 -22.81% 34
West Midlands -21 20 £550 -24.14% 46
East Midlands -19 6 £550 +40.58% 29
Yorkshire -40 5 £378 -5.63% 18
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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.

1 462 (80.21%) Manufacturing
2 459 (79.69%) SAP
3 456 (79.17%) Telecoms
4 449 (77.95%) Finance
4 449 (77.95%) Public Sector
5 448 (77.78%) Marketing
6 446 (77.43%) Programme Management
7 444 (77.08%) Business Intelligence
7 444 (77.08%) Digital Marketing
8 118 (20.49%) Agile
9 117 (20.31%) Azure
10 105 (18.23%) Security Cleared
11 87 (15.10%) SC Cleared
12 70 (12.15%) Windows
13 68 (11.81%) Microsoft
14 66 (11.46%) Software Engineering
15 65 (11.28%) Social Skills
16 59 (10.24%) NHS
17 56 (9.72%) Scrum
17 56 (9.72%) Degree
17 56 (9.72%) DevOps
18 48 (8.33%) C
19 44 (7.64%) SQL
20 43 (7.47%) Project Management
20 43 (7.47%) Service Management
21 41 (7.12%) AWS
22 40 (6.94%) Linux
22 40 (6.94%) Analytics
22 40 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
23 37 (6.42%) ITIL

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 19 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.87%) Confluence
3 3 (0.52%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.35%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.35%) IIS
4 2 (0.35%) SAS
5 1 (0.17%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (2.26%) OrCAD
2 11 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.04%) Simulink
5 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.52%) Maya
6 3 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.35%) Sketch
7 2 (0.35%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.17%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.17%) CATIA
8 1 (0.17%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.17%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.17%) Solid Edge
8 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.35%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.17%) PRMS
3 1 (0.17%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 117 (20.31%) Azure
2 41 (7.12%) AWS
3 26 (4.51%) PaaS
4 25 (4.34%) SaaS
5 24 (4.17%) GCP
5 24 (4.17%) Power Platform
6 22 (3.82%) Microsoft 365
7 15 (2.60%) IaaS
8 11 (1.91%) GitHub
9 10 (1.74%) GitHub Actions
10 9 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (1.56%) Azure Data Factory
11 8 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (1.04%) Azure Logic Apps
12 6 (1.04%) PowerApps
13 4 (0.69%) Cohesity
13 4 (0.69%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.69%) Power Automate
14 3 (0.52%) Azure Monitor
14 3 (0.52%) Cloud Functions
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.60%) Ethernet
1 15 (2.60%) RS-422
2 14 (2.43%) RS-485
3 12 (2.08%) LAN
4 11 (1.91%) RS-232
4 11 (1.91%) SAN
5 10 (1.74%) Firewall
6 9 (1.56%) VPN
7 8 (1.39%) HTTP
7 8 (1.39%) WAN
8 7 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.04%) MQTT
9 6 (1.04%) Wireless
10 5 (0.87%) Network Security
11 4 (0.69%) DNS
11 4 (0.69%) Internet
12 3 (0.52%) DHCP
12 3 (0.52%) Skype
12 3 (0.52%) VoIP
12 3 (0.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.82%) Metadata
1 22 (3.82%) Power BI
1 22 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (2.43%) Electronic Patient Records
4 10 (1.74%) Metadata Repository
5 9 (1.56%) Data Lake
5 9 (1.56%) Qlik Sense
5 9 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.39%) Big Data
6 8 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.39%) Pentaho
6 8 (1.39%) QlikView
7 6 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (1.04%) InfluxDB
7 6 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.04%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (0.69%) BigQuery
9 4 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (1.74%) CircleCI
1 10 (1.74%) Git (software)
1 10 (1.74%) Jenkins
1 10 (1.74%) JIRA
2 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (0.69%) JUnit
3 4 (0.69%) Subversion
4 3 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.35%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.35%) Maven
5 2 (0.35%) Mockito
5 2 (0.35%) Selenium
5 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.35%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.17%) GitLab
6 1 (0.17%) Postman
6 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.17%) Xcode
General
1 462 (80.21%) Manufacturing
2 456 (79.17%) Telecoms
3 449 (77.95%) Finance
3 449 (77.95%) Public Sector
4 448 (77.78%) Marketing
5 65 (11.28%) Social Skills
6 24 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.78%) Aerospace
8 13 (2.26%) Legal
9 11 (1.91%) Presentation Skills
10 9 (1.56%) Documentation Skills
11 7 (1.22%) Automotive
12 6 (1.04%) Banking
12 6 (1.04%) Games
13 5 (0.87%) German Language
13 5 (0.87%) Retail
14 4 (0.69%) French Language
14 4 (0.69%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.69%) Military
14 4 (0.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (15.28%) Architect
2 80 (13.89%) Developer
3 58 (10.07%) Project Manager
4 39 (6.77%) Analyst
5 35 (6.08%) Software Engineer
6 29 (5.03%) Embedded Engineer
7 28 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
8 26 (4.51%) Design Engineer
9 24 (4.17%) Electronics Engineer
10 23 (3.99%) Electronics Design Engineer
11 21 (3.65%) Data Architect
11 21 (3.65%) IT Support
12 20 (3.47%) IT Support Technician
12 20 (3.47%) IT Technician
12 20 (3.47%) Support Technician
13 19 (3.30%) IT Manager
14 18 (3.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 17 (2.95%) Data Modeller
15 17 (2.95%) IT Project Manager
16 16 (2.78%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.25%) .NET
2 24 (4.17%) HTML
3 22 (3.82%) AngularJS
4 18 (3.13%) CSS
4 18 (3.13%) REST
5 13 (2.26%) Node.js
6 12 (2.08%) Kafka
7 11 (1.91%) Spring
8 10 (1.74%) Spring Boot
9 9 (1.56%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.56%) Middleware
9 9 (1.56%) React
9 9 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (1.39%) gRPC
11 7 (1.22%) XML
12 6 (1.04%) OAuth
12 6 (1.04%) OAuth2
12 6 (1.04%) Spring Cloud
12 6 (1.04%) Spring Integration
13 5 (0.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.24%) NHS
2 23 (3.99%) User Experience
3 16 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (2.60%) IoT
5 14 (2.43%) FPGA
6 12 (2.08%) ASIC
6 12 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.74%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.39%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.39%) Reference Data
10 7 (1.22%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.22%) SystemC
11 6 (1.04%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.87%) Cloud Native
12 5 (0.87%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.69%) Analogue Electronics
13 4 (0.69%) Cyberattack
13 4 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.15%) Windows
2 40 (6.94%) Linux
3 28 (4.86%) Windows 10
4 11 (1.91%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.74%) Unix
6 6 (1.04%) Android
7 5 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.35%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.35%) RTLinux
9 2 (0.35%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (77.43%) Programme Management
2 444 (77.08%) Business Intelligence
2 444 (77.08%) Digital Marketing
3 118 (20.49%) Agile
4 66 (11.46%) Software Engineering
5 56 (9.72%) DevOps
5 56 (9.72%) Scrum
6 43 (7.47%) Project Management
6 43 (7.47%) Service Management
7 40 (6.94%) Analytics
7 40 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
8 37 (6.42%) ITIL
9 34 (5.90%) Migration
9 34 (5.90%) Test Automation
9 34 (5.90%) Validation
10 31 (5.38%) Data Modelling
10 31 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (4.86%) Microservices
11 28 (4.86%) PRINCE2
12 26 (4.51%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (8.33%) C
2 44 (7.64%) SQL
3 36 (6.25%) Python
4 30 (5.21%) C#
4 30 (5.21%) C++
5 28 (4.86%) Java
6 23 (3.99%) JavaScript
6 23 (3.99%) TypeScript
7 15 (2.60%) PowerShell
8 14 (2.43%) Embedded C
9 12 (2.08%) Go
10 10 (1.74%) Bash
11 9 (1.56%) Ruby
11 9 (1.56%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.39%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.22%) Kotlin
13 7 (1.22%) PHP
14 6 (1.04%) Ada
15 4 (0.69%) Perl
16 3 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 105 (18.23%) Security Cleared
2 87 (15.10%) SC Cleared
3 56 (9.72%) Degree
4 28 (4.86%) DV Cleared
5 21 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (2.78%) CISSP
7 13 (2.26%) Chartered Engineer
8 12 (2.08%) CESG Certified Professional
8 12 (2.08%) HND
9 9 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (1.22%) MCSE
11 5 (0.87%) CCNP
11 5 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (0.87%) TOGAF Certification
12 4 (0.69%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.52%) CCIE
13 3 (0.52%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.91%) NIST
2 11 (1.91%) SLA
3 10 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.56%) JSP 440
5 7 (1.22%) Accessibility
5 7 (1.22%) IEC 61508
6 6 (1.04%) Def Stans
6 6 (1.04%) MISRA
6 6 (1.04%) MISRA C
6 6 (1.04%) RMADS
7 5 (0.87%) NCSC
7 5 (0.87%) PMO
7 5 (0.87%) QA
8 4 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.52%) COBIT
9 3 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.35%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.17%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 21 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.60%) Docker
3 6 (1.04%) Firmware
3 6 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.17%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (3.82%) Terraform
2 19 (3.30%) Kubernetes
3 12 (2.08%) Ansible
4 7 (1.22%) Puppet
5 6 (1.04%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.87%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.52%) Grafana
8 3 (0.52%) Kibana
8 3 (0.52%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.52%) SCCM
8 3 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.35%) Consul
9 2 (0.35%) Fluentd
9 2 (0.35%) Istio
9 2 (0.35%) logstash
9 2 (0.35%) Rancher
9 2 (0.35%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 459 (79.69%) SAP
2 68 (11.81%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.69%) Cisco
4 18 (3.13%) EMC
5 17 (2.95%) Oracle
6 15 (2.60%) Google
6 15 (2.60%) ServiceNow
7 12 (2.08%) ANSYS
8 10 (1.74%) Remedy
9 9 (1.56%) VMware
10 8 (1.39%) Informatica
11 7 (1.22%) Juniper
12 6 (1.04%) Aruba
12 6 (1.04%) Databricks
12 6 (1.04%) Fortinet
12 6 (1.04%) HP
13 5 (0.87%) BiZZdesign
13 5 (0.87%) Brocade
13 5 (0.87%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.87%) Veritas