Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 257 206 287
Rank change year-on-year -51 +81 +32
Contract jobs citing Electronics 750 457 595
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.07% 1.35% 0.91%
As % of the General category 1.98% 2.57% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 331 474
10th Percentile £350 £313 £160
25th Percentile £431 £400 £358
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
75th Percentile £650 £625 £575
90th Percentile £738 £738 £662
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £459
% change year-on-year - +14.44% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 61
10th Percentile £33.42 £33.75 £16.00
25th Percentile £46.25 £41.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate £52.50 £44.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.32% -2.22% -
75th Percentile £58.75 £48.75 £50.00
90th Percentile £63.68 £52.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +17.98% -1.11% -

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 37,961 17,751 32,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 54.38% 52.37% 50.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,363 12,091 21,521
10th Percentile £310 £275 £250
25th Percentile £420 £375 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% -2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,224 723 1,263
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.08 £11.63
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.94 £14.13
Median hourly rate £19.52 £23.25 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -16.04% +24.33% +1.08%
75th Percentile £43.75 £43.75 £36.50
90th Percentile £57.00 £53.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £18.72
% change year-on-year -13.04% +22.86% +1.19%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -85 262 £588 +6.82% 73
South West +5 174 £450 -21.74% 85
South East -86 72 £210 -56.92% 130
North of England -47 41 £656 +25.00% 68
North West -36 34 £725 +36.47% 38
Midlands -50 34 £525 +0.96% 72
West Midlands -37 30 £525 +5.00% 46
East of England -47 26 £500 +74.52% 95
Yorkshire -42 7 £425 +21.43% 20
East Midlands -37 4 £383 -30.45% 26
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 613 (81.73%) Telecoms
2 611 (81.47%) Finance
3 608 (81.07%) Manufacturing
4 605 (80.67%) Marketing
5 602 (80.27%) Digital Marketing
5 602 (80.27%) Business Intelligence
6 601 (80.13%) Programme Management
6 601 (80.13%) Public Sector
7 599 (79.87%) SAP
8 162 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
9 161 (21.47%) Azure
10 131 (17.47%) Social Skills
11 119 (15.87%) Microsoft
12 114 (15.20%) Security Cleared
13 102 (13.60%) SC Cleared
14 97 (12.93%) Software Engineering
15 89 (11.87%) NHS
16 86 (11.47%) SQL
17 76 (10.13%) Windows
18 68 (9.07%) Data Architecture
19 67 (8.93%) AWS
19 67 (8.93%) Test Automation
19 67 (8.93%) DevOps
20 65 (8.67%) Data Modelling
20 65 (8.67%) Java
20 65 (8.67%) Metadata
21 62 (8.27%) Analytics
22 61 (8.13%) Data Analysis
23 59 (7.87%) Degree
23 59 (7.87%) Linux

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 38 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.40%) Confluence
3 2 (0.27%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (0.27%) nginx
3 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.13%) Apache
4 1 (0.13%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.13%) IIS
4 1 (0.13%) Luigi
Applications
1 12 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.53%) Simulink
5 4 (0.53%) Sketch
6 2 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.27%) Stateflow
7 1 (0.13%) InVision
7 1 (0.13%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 4 (0.53%) iTrent
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.27%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.27%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) HFM
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 161 (21.47%) Azure
2 67 (8.93%) AWS
3 47 (6.27%) Microsoft 365
4 42 (5.60%) IaaS
5 36 (4.80%) Power Platform
6 32 (4.27%) PaaS
7 29 (3.87%) SaaS
8 27 (3.60%) GCP
9 25 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 17 (2.27%) GitHub
11 11 (1.47%) Serverless
12 10 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
13 7 (0.93%) Azure Logic Apps
13 7 (0.93%) OneDrive
13 7 (0.93%) PowerApps
13 7 (0.93%) Yammer
14 6 (0.80%) Amazon EKS
14 6 (0.80%) Azure Functions
14 6 (0.80%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.53%) HTTP
2 13 (1.73%) Firewall
3 12 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (1.33%) 5G
4 10 (1.33%) Ethernet
5 8 (1.07%) DNS
5 8 (1.07%) Unified Communications
5 8 (1.07%) Wireless
6 7 (0.93%) PABX
7 6 (0.80%) MQTT
7 6 (0.80%) Network Security
8 4 (0.53%) 4G
8 4 (0.53%) Internet
8 4 (0.53%) LAN
9 3 (0.40%) Broadband
9 3 (0.40%) DOCSIS
9 3 (0.40%) RS-232
9 3 (0.40%) SAN
9 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (8.67%) Metadata
2 50 (6.67%) Metadata Repository
3 39 (5.20%) SQL Server
4 35 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (4.53%) Power BI
6 19 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.87%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.87%) Pentaho
9 12 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (1.60%) Electronic Patient Records
9 12 (1.60%) QlikView
10 11 (1.47%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.47%) Qlik Sense
11 10 (1.33%) Data Lake
11 10 (1.33%) Redis
12 9 (1.20%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (3.87%) Git (software)
2 25 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.73%) JIRA
4 10 (1.33%) Postman
4 10 (1.33%) Subversion
4 10 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
6 7 (0.93%) Cypress.io
6 7 (0.93%) GitLab
6 7 (0.93%) JUnit
7 5 (0.67%) CircleCI
7 5 (0.67%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.67%) Selenium
8 4 (0.53%) Gatling
8 4 (0.53%) Tricentis qTest
8 4 (0.53%) Zephyr
9 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.27%) GoogleTest
10 2 (0.27%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 613 (81.73%) Telecoms
2 611 (81.47%) Finance
3 608 (81.07%) Manufacturing
4 605 (80.67%) Marketing
5 601 (80.13%) Public Sector
6 131 (17.47%) Social Skills
7 53 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (1.33%) Retail
9 9 (1.20%) Documentation Skills
9 9 (1.20%) Legal
10 7 (0.93%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (0.80%) Automotive
11 6 (0.80%) Front Office
11 6 (0.80%) Organisational Skills
12 4 (0.53%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.53%) Law
12 4 (0.53%) Publishing
13 3 (0.40%) Banking
13 3 (0.40%) Military
14 2 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 142 (18.93%) Architect
2 127 (16.93%) Developer
3 71 (9.47%) Data Architect
4 59 (7.87%) Analyst
5 52 (6.93%) Software Engineer
6 42 (5.60%) Project Manager
7 37 (4.93%) Data Modeller
7 37 (4.93%) IT Support
8 34 (4.53%) IT Support Technician
8 34 (4.53%) IT Technician
8 34 (4.53%) Support Technician
9 31 (4.13%) Java Developer
10 27 (3.60%) Lead Architect
11 26 (3.47%) Senior Developer
12 24 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
13 23 (3.07%) Consultant
14 22 (2.93%) Azure Engineer
14 22 (2.93%) Node.js Developer
15 21 (2.80%) Data Analyst
16 19 (2.53%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (5.87%) .NET
2 40 (5.33%) HTML
3 39 (5.20%) AngularJS
4 32 (4.27%) Node.js
5 28 (3.73%) CSS
6 25 (3.33%) Middleware
7 24 (3.20%) XML
8 22 (2.93%) Web Services
9 20 (2.67%) ASP.NET
9 20 (2.67%) JSON
10 19 (2.53%) Kafka
10 19 (2.53%) REST
10 19 (2.53%) RESTful
11 16 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
11 16 (2.13%) Spring
12 14 (1.87%) SOAP
12 14 (1.87%) Spring Boot
13 12 (1.60%) Apache Camel
13 12 (1.60%) XSLT
14 11 (1.47%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 89 (11.87%) NHS
2 36 (4.80%) Management Information System
3 21 (2.80%) User Experience
4 14 (1.87%) Public Cloud
5 11 (1.47%) Algorithms
5 11 (1.47%) Reference Data
5 11 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.07%) FPGA
7 6 (0.80%) Cloud Native
8 5 (0.67%) CESG
8 5 (0.67%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.53%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.53%) Raspberry Pi
9 4 (0.53%) SystemC
10 3 (0.40%) CAN bus
10 3 (0.40%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (0.40%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.40%) iPad
10 3 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (10.13%) Windows
2 59 (7.87%) Linux
3 50 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 14 (1.87%) Embedded Linux
4 14 (1.87%) Unix
5 11 (1.47%) Mac OS X
6 7 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.67%) Android
8 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.13%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) VMS
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 602 (80.27%) Business Intelligence
1 602 (80.27%) Digital Marketing
2 601 (80.13%) Programme Management
3 162 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (12.93%) Software Engineering
5 68 (9.07%) Data Architecture
6 67 (8.93%) DevOps
6 67 (8.93%) Test Automation
7 65 (8.67%) Data Modelling
8 62 (8.27%) Analytics
9 61 (8.13%) Data Analysis
10 53 (7.07%) Strategic Thinking
11 51 (6.80%) Data Governance
12 50 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
13 48 (6.40%) Problem-Solving
14 46 (6.13%) Information Security
15 45 (6.00%) Microservices
16 44 (5.87%) CI/CD
17 42 (5.60%) User Stories
18 41 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (11.47%) SQL
2 65 (8.67%) Java
3 56 (7.47%) JavaScript
4 51 (6.80%) Python
5 46 (6.13%) C#
6 37 (4.93%) C++
7 34 (4.53%) C
8 28 (3.73%) Ada
9 26 (3.47%) TypeScript
10 22 (2.93%) T-SQL
11 19 (2.53%) Ruby
12 12 (1.60%) Embedded C
12 12 (1.60%) XPath
13 7 (0.93%) Bash
13 7 (0.93%) MATLAB
13 7 (0.93%) Perl
13 7 (0.93%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.80%) Go
14 6 (0.80%) Kotlin
15 4 (0.53%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 114 (15.20%) Security Cleared
2 102 (13.60%) SC Cleared
3 59 (7.87%) Degree
4 19 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.00%) CISSP
6 13 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.47%) CESG Certified Professional
7 11 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.33%) TOGAF Certification
9 8 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.07%) CISM
9 8 (1.07%) MCSE
10 6 (0.80%) CISA
10 6 (0.80%) PhD
11 5 (0.67%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 3 (0.40%) CCNP
13 3 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.80%) Accessibility
2 17 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 16 (2.13%) SLA
4 15 (2.00%) IEC 61508
5 14 (1.87%) NCSC
6 13 (1.73%) Def Stans
6 13 (1.73%) MISRA
6 13 (1.73%) MISRA C
7 11 (1.47%) JSP 440
8 8 (1.07%) QA
9 7 (0.93%) COBIT
9 7 (0.93%) RMADS
10 6 (0.80%) NIST
11 5 (0.67%) GRC
12 4 (0.53%) GDPR
12 4 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (0.53%) PMO
13 2 (0.27%) ISO 26262
13 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (4.40%) Docker
2 29 (3.87%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.87%) Firmware
4 8 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.27%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (4.80%) Kubernetes
2 25 (3.33%) Terraform
3 9 (1.20%) SCCM
4 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (0.93%) Grafana
5 7 (0.93%) Istio
5 7 (0.93%) Prometheus
6 6 (0.80%) Ansible
6 6 (0.80%) Kibana
6 6 (0.80%) Rancher
7 5 (0.67%) Consul
7 5 (0.67%) Fluentd
7 5 (0.67%) logstash
8 4 (0.53%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.40%) Puppet
10 2 (0.27%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.27%) MOM
10 2 (0.27%) Packer
10 2 (0.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 599 (79.87%) SAP
2 119 (15.87%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.20%) Sparx
4 36 (4.80%) Remedy
5 31 (4.13%) Oracle
6 24 (3.20%) Google
7 22 (2.93%) Cisco
8 17 (2.27%) ServiceNow
9 13 (1.73%) Informatica
10 10 (1.33%) Databricks
11 8 (1.07%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.93%) Adobe
12 7 (0.93%) EMC
13 6 (0.80%) Fortinet
13 6 (0.80%) HP
13 6 (0.80%) Splunk
14 5 (0.67%) AppDynamics
14 5 (0.67%) VMware
15 4 (0.53%) Cadence
15 4 (0.53%) CheckPoint