Period
to 29 February 2020

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 29 February 2020 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
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 301 317 344
Rank change year-on-year +16 +27 -32
Contract jobs citing Electronics 485 740 673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.82% 0.72%
As % of the General category 2.19% 2.06% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 551 444
England median daily rate £472 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.60% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £209 £305 £305
90th Percentile £650 £663 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 68 112
England median hourly rate £45.00 £44.25 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +6.63% +14.48%
10th Percentile £26.13 £14.55 £18.50
90th Percentile £53.88 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +15.86%

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 22,196 35,906 38,782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.63% 39.71% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,258 23,938 25,930
England median daily rate £490 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £280 £305 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £480 £475
% change year-on-year -1.04% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 766 981 1,017
England median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +6.89%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £11.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.82 £48.10
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.27% - +6.34%

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 29 February 2020.

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 29 February 2020.

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 29 February 2020. 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 +1 198 £520 +9.47% 92
London +108 113 £500 -11.50% 62
South East +34 79 £375 -16.67% 145
East of England -34 43 £388 -26.19% 144
Midlands +43 26 £470 +17.13% 101
West Midlands +46 20 £535 +28.92% 65
North of England +44 18 £474 +11.53% 76
North West +19 12 £462 +8.71% 44
East Midlands +35 6 £350 -6.67% 36
Yorkshire +40 4 £388 -8.82% 21
North East +25 2 £650 +57.58% 11
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 29 February 2020, 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.

1 367 (75.67%) Manufacturing
2 362 (74.64%) Telecoms
3 360 (74.23%) Marketing
4 358 (73.81%) Finance
4 358 (73.81%) Business Intelligence
5 357 (73.61%) SAP
5 357 (73.61%) Digital Marketing
6 356 (73.40%) Programme Management
7 354 (72.99%) Public Sector
8 155 (31.96%) Security Cleared
9 115 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
10 105 (21.65%) SC Cleared
11 76 (15.67%) Windows
12 58 (11.96%) DV Cleared
13 57 (11.75%) Windows 10
14 56 (11.55%) Microsoft
15 50 (10.31%) Software Engineering
16 47 (9.69%) Python
16 47 (9.69%) C
17 45 (9.28%) Java
18 44 (9.07%) Linux
19 43 (8.87%) JavaScript
20 38 (7.84%) Degree
21 37 (7.63%) C++
22 36 (7.42%) HTML
23 32 (6.60%) Test Automation
24 31 (6.39%) Windows 7
24 31 (6.39%) Scrum
25 30 (6.19%) Project Management
25 30 (6.19%) Azure

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 10 (2.06%) Red Hat Fuse
2 9 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (1.65%) Mule
3 8 (1.65%) Oracle Service Bus
3 8 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.24%) CMS
4 6 (1.24%) Confluence
4 6 (1.24%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.62%) Apache
5 3 (0.62%) SAS
5 3 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.41%) JBoss
6 2 (0.41%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.41%) nginx
6 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.21%) Gunicorn
7 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.24%) Sketch
4 5 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.03%) Simulink
5 3 (0.62%) InVision
5 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.62%) OrCAD
5 3 (0.62%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.41%) Figma
6 2 (0.41%) Marvel
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.21%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.21%) InDesign
7 1 (0.21%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.21%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 8 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.21%) assyst
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.19%) Azure
2 23 (4.74%) AWS
3 20 (4.12%) Office 365
4 11 (2.27%) SaaS
5 10 (2.06%) GitHub
5 10 (2.06%) Power Platform
6 9 (1.86%) PaaS
7 7 (1.44%) IaaS
8 6 (1.24%) Google Analytics
9 5 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.82%) Serverless
11 3 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.41%) GCP
12 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Flow
12 2 (0.41%) PowerApps
12 2 (0.41%) Yammer
13 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.09%) DNS
2 13 (2.68%) Firewall
3 9 (1.86%) Wireless
4 8 (1.65%) Bluetooth
4 8 (1.65%) WAN
5 7 (1.44%) SSH
6 6 (1.24%) LAN
7 4 (0.82%) DHCP
7 4 (0.82%) Network Security
7 4 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.62%) DVB
8 3 (0.62%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.62%) OSPF
8 3 (0.62%) RS-232
8 3 (0.62%) SpaceWire
8 3 (0.62%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.41%) BGP
9 2 (0.41%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.41%) VoIP
9 2 (0.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.86%) Power BI
3 8 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.24%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.62%) Event Store
8 3 (0.62%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (0.62%) SAS EBI
8 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.41%) MySQL
9 2 (0.41%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 23 (4.74%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.09%) JIRA
3 12 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.06%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.44%) Maven
6 6 (1.24%) git-flow
6 6 (1.24%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.82%) JMeter
7 4 (0.82%) JUnit
7 4 (0.82%) LabVIEW
7 4 (0.82%) Moq
7 4 (0.82%) MSTest
8 3 (0.62%) GitLab
8 3 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.62%) Selenium
8 3 (0.62%) Subversion
8 3 (0.62%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 367 (75.67%) Manufacturing
2 362 (74.64%) Telecoms
3 360 (74.23%) Marketing
4 358 (73.81%) Finance
5 354 (72.99%) Public Sector
6 18 (3.71%) Military
7 11 (2.27%) Law
8 7 (1.44%) Banking
9 6 (1.24%) Automotive
9 6 (1.24%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.03%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.62%) Fire and Rescue
11 3 (0.62%) Games
12 2 (0.41%) German Language
12 2 (0.41%) Police
13 1 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.21%) Legal
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
13 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (14.64%) Developer
2 41 (8.45%) Windows Engineer
3 40 (8.25%) Architect
4 32 (6.60%) Coordinator
5 31 (6.39%) Support Engineer
6 29 (5.98%) Security Assurance Coordinator
7 28 (5.77%) Software Engineer
8 27 (5.57%) Windows Support Engineer
9 25 (5.15%) Desktop Support
10 23 (4.74%) Analyst
11 21 (4.33%) Deployment Engineer
11 21 (4.33%) Java Developer
11 21 (4.33%) Test Engineer
12 20 (4.12%) Desktop Engineer
12 20 (4.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 19 (3.92%) Windows Deployment Engineer
14 18 (3.71%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (3.51%) Consultant
15 17 (3.51%) Senior Developer
16 15 (3.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.42%) HTML
2 28 (5.77%) CSS
3 27 (5.57%) Web Services
4 26 (5.36%) RESTful
5 18 (3.71%) .NET
6 17 (3.51%) Middleware
7 15 (3.09%) XML
8 13 (2.68%) CSS3
8 13 (2.68%) SOAP
9 12 (2.47%) Spring
10 11 (2.27%) Apache Camel
10 11 (2.27%) ASP.NET
10 11 (2.27%) JSON
11 9 (1.86%) HTML5
11 9 (1.86%) XSLT
12 8 (1.65%) OAuth
12 8 (1.65%) OAuth2
13 6 (1.24%) AngularJS
13 6 (1.24%) Swagger
13 6 (1.24%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.33%) NHS
2 19 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.09%) User Experience
6 12 (2.47%) Algorithms
6 12 (2.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 10 (2.06%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (1.86%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.86%) Social Media
9 8 (1.65%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.44%) VHDL
11 6 (1.24%) Analogue Electronics
12 5 (1.03%) Cyber Defence
12 5 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.03%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.03%) W3C
13 4 (0.82%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 76 (15.67%) Windows
2 57 (11.75%) Windows 10
3 44 (9.07%) Linux
4 31 (6.39%) Windows 7
5 13 (2.68%) Android
6 10 (2.06%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.65%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.24%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (1.03%) Unix
10 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.62%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.41%) VMS
13 1 (0.21%) CentOS
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (73.81%) Business Intelligence
2 357 (73.61%) Digital Marketing
3 356 (73.40%) Programme Management
4 115 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (10.31%) Software Engineering
6 32 (6.60%) Test Automation
7 31 (6.39%) Scrum
8 30 (6.19%) Project Management
9 29 (5.98%) DevOps
9 29 (5.98%) Migration
10 28 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (5.57%) TDD
12 25 (5.15%) ITIL
13 20 (4.12%) Analytics
14 19 (3.92%) Computer Science
14 19 (3.92%) Service Design
15 18 (3.71%) Collaborative Working
15 18 (3.71%) Information Security
16 17 (3.51%) Service Management
17 16 (3.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (9.69%) C
1 47 (9.69%) Python
2 45 (9.28%) Java
3 43 (8.87%) JavaScript
4 37 (7.63%) C++
5 26 (5.36%) SQL
6 22 (4.54%) C#
7 20 (4.12%) Embedded C
8 18 (3.71%) MATLAB
9 15 (3.09%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.27%) PHP
11 8 (1.65%) Java 8
11 8 (1.65%) Kotlin
12 7 (1.44%) Embedded C++
12 7 (1.44%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.44%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.24%) PHP 7
13 6 (1.24%) R
13 6 (1.24%) Ruby
13 6 (1.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 155 (31.96%) Security Cleared
2 105 (21.65%) SC Cleared
3 58 (11.96%) DV Cleared
4 38 (7.84%) Degree
5 8 (1.65%) CISSP
6 7 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.24%) CISM
8 5 (1.03%) PhD
9 3 (0.62%) APMP
9 3 (0.62%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.62%) CCDA
9 3 (0.62%) CCIE
9 3 (0.62%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 3 (0.62%) CCNA
9 3 (0.62%) CCNP
9 3 (0.62%) CISA
9 3 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.62%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.62%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.77%) JSP 440
2 25 (5.15%) RMADS
3 17 (3.51%) QA
4 12 (2.47%) GDPR
5 8 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.65%) NIST
6 7 (1.44%) NCSC
7 5 (1.03%) ECSS
7 5 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (1.03%) PMO
7 5 (1.03%) WCAG
8 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.41%) DO-254
9 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.41%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.21%) MISRA
10 1 (0.21%) MISRA C
System Software
1 16 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.68%) Docker
3 11 (2.27%) Firmware
4 4 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.41%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.41%) XenApp
5 2 (0.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.21%) BusyBox
6 1 (0.21%) HDFS
6 1 (0.21%) Snort
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.86%) Ansible
1 9 (1.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (1.44%) SCCM
2 7 (1.44%) Terraform
3 4 (0.82%) Puppet
4 3 (0.62%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.21%) Consul
6 1 (0.21%) Grafana
6 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.21%) Kibana
6 1 (0.21%) logstash
6 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.21%) OSSEC
6 1 (0.21%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.21%) SCOM
6 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 357 (73.61%) SAP
2 56 (11.55%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.57%) Oracle
4 11 (2.27%) Adobe
4 11 (2.27%) EMC
5 8 (1.65%) Cisco
5 8 (1.65%) Google
5 8 (1.65%) VMware
5 8 (1.65%) WSO2
6 6 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.03%) Tableau
8 4 (0.82%) Talend
8 4 (0.82%) Tealium
9 3 (0.62%) Apple
9 3 (0.62%) Juniper
9 3 (0.62%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.62%) Xilinx
10 2 (0.41%) Dell
10 2 (0.41%) IBM
10 2 (0.41%) Sybase