Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 393 387
Rank change year-on-year +159 -6 -124
Contract jobs citing Electronics 1028 594 609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.09% 0.60% 0.58%
As % of the General category 2.74% 1.66% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 444 397
England median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% +2.39%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £245
90th Percentile £600 £544 £511
UK median daily rate £475 £411 £380
% change year-on-year +15.50% +8.22% +8.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 64 103
England median hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +2.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £17.00 £16.33 £28.95
90th Percentile £50.05 £47.35 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.80% +5.33% +4.17%

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 37541 35882 41575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.72% 36.46% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25161 24152 27134
England median daily rate £475 £450 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.17% +1.65%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £634
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 818 880 1123
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.44 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.56% +0.87% +12.70%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.78 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +16.28%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +147 340 £513 +13.89% 31
South West +48 197 £415 +11.41% 24
East of England +72 191 £513 +46.43% 32
South East +21 181 £475 +18.75% 25
North of England +65 71 £460 +12.20% 19
Midlands +36 45 £350 -12.61% 8
Yorkshire +50 38 £450 +20.00% 7
North West +14 32 £475 +17.28% 10
East Midlands +14 25 £350 -17.65% 4
West Midlands +11 12 £300 +7.14% 4
North East +60 1 £413 -13.16% 2
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 789 (76.75%) Telecoms
2 773 (75.19%) Marketing
3 765 (74.42%) Manufacturing
4 753 (73.25%) Digital Marketing
5 745 (72.47%) Finance
6 740 (71.98%) Programme Management
6 740 (71.98%) SAP
7 739 (71.89%) Business Intelligence
8 427 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
9 230 (22.37%) Security Cleared
10 197 (19.16%) TDD
11 175 (17.02%) SC Cleared
12 167 (16.25%) Scrum
13 166 (16.15%) Java
13 166 (16.15%) JSON
14 146 (14.20%) Linux
14 146 (14.20%) Python
15 135 (13.13%) Greenfield Project
16 133 (12.94%) XML
17 126 (12.26%) SOA
18 124 (12.06%) DevOps
19 119 (11.58%) Middleware
20 116 (11.28%) Oracle
21 110 (10.70%) Maven
22 100 (9.73%) XSLT
23 99 (9.63%) Degree
24 97 (9.44%) XPath
24 97 (9.44%) Swagger
24 97 (9.44%) WireMock
25 93 (9.05%) 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 (8.56%) Mule
2 73 (7.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 72 (7.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 45 (4.38%) Apache Spark
5 21 (2.04%) Apache
6 20 (1.95%) SharePoint
7 18 (1.75%) Confluence
8 14 (1.36%) nginx
9 13 (1.26%) CMS
10 12 (1.17%) Mule ESB
11 11 (1.07%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.97%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.68%) Ethereum
13 7 (0.68%) Hyperledger
13 7 (0.68%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.39%) IIS
16 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.68%) AutoCAD
4 7 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.39%) FrameMaker
6 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.29%) Doxygen
7 3 (0.29%) OrCAD
8 2 (0.19%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.19%) Simulink
8 2 (0.19%) SPSS
8 2 (0.19%) Stata
9 1 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.097%) Maya
9 1 (0.097%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.097%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.097%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.07%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.68%) Adobe Campaign
3 7 (0.68%) R3 Corda
3 7 (0.68%) SAP CO
3 7 (0.68%) SAP FI
3 7 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (0.68%) Teamcenter
4 5 (0.49%) SAP FI-AP
4 5 (0.49%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.29%) Lawson
5 3 (0.29%) Unica
6 2 (0.19%) Magento
6 2 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.19%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.097%) LabWindows
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.097%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.097%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 68 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.56%) Office 365
4 14 (1.36%) G Suite
4 14 (1.36%) GitHub
5 10 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (0.78%) IaaS
7 7 (0.68%) npm
8 6 (0.58%) Force.com
8 6 (0.58%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 6 (0.58%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 4 (0.39%) AdWords
10 3 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.19%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.19%) Route 53
11 2 (0.19%) Trello
11 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.67%) Wireless
2 37 (3.60%) TCP/IP
3 32 (3.11%) Bluetooth
3 32 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
4 25 (2.43%) Firewall
5 22 (2.14%) VPN
6 19 (1.85%) WAN
7 18 (1.75%) DNS
8 17 (1.65%) LAN
9 13 (1.26%) SSL
10 12 (1.17%) 3G
10 12 (1.17%) HTTP
10 12 (1.17%) LTE
11 10 (0.97%) GPRS
11 10 (0.97%) GSM
11 10 (0.97%) Kerberos
12 9 (0.88%) SAN
12 9 (0.88%) SGSN
13 8 (0.78%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.68%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (6.52%) Big Data
2 62 (6.03%) Hadoop
3 59 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 35 (3.40%) SQL Server
6 29 (2.82%) MySQL
7 25 (2.43%) Oracle Database
7 25 (2.43%) Relational Database
8 23 (2.24%) HBase
9 18 (1.75%) NoSQL
10 14 (1.36%) Apache Hive
11 13 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (1.26%) RDBMS
12 12 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.68%) Blockchain
13 7 (0.68%) Power BI
14 6 (0.58%) GIS
14 6 (0.58%) Impala
14 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.39%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 110 (10.70%) Maven
2 84 (8.17%) Git (software)
3 58 (5.64%) Jenkins
4 52 (5.06%) JIRA
5 40 (3.89%) Cucumber
6 24 (2.33%) SoapUI
7 21 (2.04%) Visual Studio
8 17 (1.65%) Eclipse
8 17 (1.65%) TeamCity
9 16 (1.56%) Artifactory
10 14 (1.36%) Selenium
10 14 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (1.17%) GitLab
12 11 (1.07%) IntelliJ
13 10 (0.97%) WebDriver
14 8 (0.78%) LabVIEW
14 8 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (0.68%) Ant
16 6 (0.58%) SpecFlow
16 6 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 789 (76.75%) Telecoms
2 773 (75.19%) Marketing
3 765 (74.42%) Manufacturing
4 745 (72.47%) Finance
5 23 (2.24%) Retail
6 20 (1.95%) Automotive
7 19 (1.85%) Aerospace
8 12 (1.17%) Military
9 7 (0.68%) Games
10 6 (0.58%) Back Office
11 5 (0.49%) Law
12 4 (0.39%) Legal
12 4 (0.39%) Local Government
13 3 (0.29%) Advertising
13 3 (0.29%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.29%) French Language
13 3 (0.29%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.29%) German Language
13 3 (0.29%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.29%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 273 (26.56%) Developer
2 80 (7.78%) Analyst
3 75 (7.30%) Senior Developer
4 71 (6.91%) Agile Developer
5 70 (6.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 64 (6.23%) Integration Developer
7 55 (5.35%) SOA Developer
8 53 (5.16%) Software Engineer
9 51 (4.96%) Consultant
10 48 (4.67%) Embedded Engineer
11 46 (4.47%) Java Developer
12 43 (4.18%) Architect
13 40 (3.89%) Business Analyst
14 35 (3.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 35 (3.40%) Software Developer
15 30 (2.92%) C# Developer
16 29 (2.82%) Project Manager
17 28 (2.72%) .NET Developer
17 28 (2.72%) Senior Agile Developer
18 27 (2.63%) XML Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (16.15%) JSON
2 133 (12.94%) XML
3 119 (11.58%) Middleware
4 100 (9.73%) XSLT
5 97 (9.44%) Swagger
5 97 (9.44%) WireMock
6 89 (8.66%) Apache Camel
7 85 (8.27%) SOAP
8 69 (6.71%) Web Services
9 65 (6.32%) .NET
10 64 (6.23%) HTML
11 59 (5.74%) RESTful
12 54 (5.25%) REST
13 51 (4.96%) CSS
14 46 (4.47%) AngularJS
15 38 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
16 37 (3.60%) ASP.NET
17 33 (3.21%) JSON Schema
17 33 (3.21%) Node.js
18 32 (3.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 135 (13.13%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 45 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (2.92%) User Experience
5 28 (2.72%) NHS
6 26 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 23 (2.24%) Embedded Systems
8 20 (1.95%) Algorithms
9 19 (1.85%) Fintech
10 15 (1.46%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.46%) Device Driver
11 12 (1.17%) PKI
12 9 (0.88%) Smartphone
13 8 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
13 8 (0.78%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.78%) Public Cloud
13 8 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 7 (0.68%) Social Media
15 6 (0.58%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 146 (14.20%) Linux
2 70 (6.81%) Windows
3 40 (3.89%) Unix
4 25 (2.43%) Android
5 22 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
7 17 (1.65%) Windows Server
8 16 (1.56%) Mac OS X
9 14 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.07%) Windows 10
11 10 (0.97%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.88%) Windows Phone
13 8 (0.78%) AIX
14 7 (0.68%) Solaris
14 7 (0.68%) VxWorks
15 5 (0.49%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.29%) Nucleus RTOS
17 2 (0.19%) CentOS
17 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 753 (73.25%) Digital Marketing
2 740 (71.98%) Programme Management
3 739 (71.89%) Business Intelligence
4 427 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
5 197 (19.16%) TDD
6 167 (16.25%) Scrum
7 126 (12.26%) SOA
8 124 (12.06%) DevOps
9 80 (7.78%) Project Management
10 78 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
11 75 (7.30%) Software Engineering
12 69 (6.71%) Configuration Management
13 61 (5.93%) BDD
14 54 (5.25%) MVC
15 49 (4.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 48 (4.67%) Open Source
17 46 (4.47%) Test Automation
18 45 (4.38%) Microservices
19 43 (4.18%) Analytics
20 38 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 166 (16.15%) Java
2 146 (14.20%) Python
3 97 (9.44%) XPath
4 93 (9.05%) SQL
5 89 (8.66%) C
6 81 (7.88%) C++
7 79 (7.68%) JavaScript
8 70 (6.81%) C#
9 34 (3.31%) Embedded C
10 24 (2.33%) Shell Script
11 21 (2.04%) Ruby
12 18 (1.75%) PHP
12 18 (1.75%) R
13 17 (1.65%) PowerShell
13 17 (1.65%) T-SQL
14 14 (1.36%) Embedded C++
15 13 (1.26%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.17%) Go
17 11 (1.07%) VB
18 10 (0.97%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 230 (22.37%) Security Cleared
2 175 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 99 (9.63%) Degree
4 58 (5.64%) DV Cleared
5 18 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (1.46%) HND
6 15 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.97%) CISM
9 8 (0.78%) CLAS
9 8 (0.78%) MCSE
9 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
10 7 (0.68%) NVQ Level 4
11 6 (0.58%) CISSP
11 6 (0.58%) IISP
12 5 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.49%) CCIE
13 4 (0.39%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 17 (1.65%) QA
3 13 (1.26%) JSP 440
4 11 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.88%) PMO
6 7 (0.68%) MISRA
7 6 (0.58%) SLA
8 5 (0.49%) GDPR
9 3 (0.29%) IEC 62304
10 2 (0.19%) EMIR
10 2 (0.19%) GCP
10 2 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.19%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.19%) MiFID
10 2 (0.19%) MISRA C
10 2 (0.19%) RMADS
11 1 (0.097%) HL7
11 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.097%) WAI
11 1 (0.097%) WCAG
System Software
1 67 (6.52%) Docker
2 26 (2.53%) Firmware
3 21 (2.04%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 10 (0.97%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
5 10 (0.97%) HDFS
6 7 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.39%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.39%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.39%) vSphere
8 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.097%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.097%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.097%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.097%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 72 (7.00%) Puppet
2 63 (6.13%) Ansible
3 49 (4.77%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (3.99%) Kubernetes
5 18 (1.75%) Terraform
6 17 (1.65%) logstash
7 16 (1.56%) Kibana
8 10 (0.97%) HAProxy
9 9 (0.88%) AirWatch
10 8 (0.78%) Grafana
10 8 (0.78%) Salt
11 7 (0.68%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.39%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 4 (0.39%) Oozie
12 4 (0.39%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.29%) Nessus
13 3 (0.29%) SCCM
14 2 (0.19%) Data Guard
14 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 740 (71.98%) SAP
2 116 (11.28%) Oracle
3 72 (7.00%) WSO2
4 56 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 27 (2.63%) VMware
6 24 (2.33%) Google
7 17 (1.65%) Adobe
8 15 (1.46%) IBM
9 13 (1.26%) ServiceNow
10 12 (1.17%) Cisco
10 12 (1.17%) HP
10 12 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (0.88%) MobileIron
11 9 (0.88%) Red Hat
11 9 (0.88%) Tableau
12 8 (0.78%) Splunk
13 7 (0.68%) Siemens
14 6 (0.58%) MicroStrategy
14 6 (0.58%) Workday
15 5 (0.49%) AppDynamics