Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 193 282 316
Rank change year-on-year +89 +34 -17
Contract jobs citing Electronics 464 613 756
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.37% 0.92% 0.83%
As % of the General category 3.36% 2.48% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 527 631
Median daily rate £525 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £281 £211 £300
90th Percentile £750 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 65 56
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £33.75 £15.55 £13.50
90th Percentile £51.98 £52.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.11% - +11.11%

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 13,818 24,695 36,355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.94% 36.99% 39.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,442 16,572 24,583
Median daily rate £500 £488 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% - +2.63%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £300
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 751 916
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £20.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.50% -1.83% -4.13%
10th Percentile £12.51 £12.36 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.20 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.04
% change year-on-year +25.00% -0.19% -4.58%

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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 2021. 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 +125 151 £525 +16.67% 61
South West +10 85 £570 +9.25% 56
South East +115 83 £390 +6.85% 86
North of England +124 34 £525 +17.98% 53
East of England +39 28 £270 -10.00% 80
North West +82 24 £575 +29.21% 32
Midlands +54 20 £638 +35.64% 38
West Midlands +37 13 £725 +31.82% 17
Yorkshire +51 9 £350 -36.36% 13
East Midlands +45 7 £550 +83.33% 21
North East +36 1 £475 +804.76% 8
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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.

1 382 (82.33%) Manufacturing
2 379 (81.68%) Telecoms
3 377 (81.25%) Finance
4 375 (80.82%) Marketing
5 373 (80.39%) Digital Marketing
5 373 (80.39%) Programme Management
5 373 (80.39%) SAP
5 373 (80.39%) Business Intelligence
6 372 (80.17%) Public Sector
7 110 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
8 91 (19.61%) Security Cleared
9 65 (14.01%) Azure
10 64 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 59 (12.72%) SC Cleared
12 53 (11.42%) Windows
12 53 (11.42%) Java
13 52 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
14 50 (10.78%) Data Modelling
15 48 (10.34%) Python
16 46 (9.91%) Analytics
17 43 (9.27%) C
17 43 (9.27%) AWS
17 43 (9.27%) Software Engineering
18 42 (9.05%) Linux
19 41 (8.84%) Web Services
20 39 (8.41%) Data Architecture
21 38 (8.19%) NHS
21 38 (8.19%) DevOps
22 37 (7.97%) Project Management
23 35 (7.54%) Oracle

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 20 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.66%) Mule
2 17 (3.66%) Red Hat Fuse
3 13 (2.80%) Oracle Service Bus
3 13 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.51%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.08%) Apache
5 5 (1.08%) Confluence
5 5 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.65%) IIS
6 3 (0.65%) nginx
7 1 (0.22%) CMS
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.22%) WildFly
Applications
1 20 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.65%) Simulink
5 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (7.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.86%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 65 (14.01%) Azure
2 43 (9.27%) AWS
3 35 (7.54%) Office 365
4 22 (4.74%) Power Platform
5 18 (3.88%) Amazon EKS
6 13 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.51%) SaaS
8 5 (1.08%) PowerApps
9 4 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.86%) GCP
9 4 (0.86%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.86%) Power Automate
9 4 (0.86%) Yammer
10 3 (0.65%) Amazon Neptune
10 3 (0.65%) GitHub
10 3 (0.65%) Logic Apps
10 3 (0.65%) PaaS
10 3 (0.65%) WhatsApp
11 2 (0.43%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.45%) HTTP
2 13 (2.80%) Firewall
3 10 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (1.51%) DHCP
4 7 (1.51%) Internet
4 7 (1.51%) RS-485
4 7 (1.51%) VoIP
4 7 (1.51%) Wireless
5 6 (1.29%) DNS
5 6 (1.29%) Ethernet
5 6 (1.29%) Modbus
5 6 (1.29%) VSAN
6 5 (1.08%) Bluetooth
6 5 (1.08%) RS-422
6 5 (1.08%) VPN
7 4 (0.86%) ADSL
7 4 (0.86%) BGP
7 4 (0.86%) DMVPN
7 4 (0.86%) OSPF
7 4 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (2.80%) Power BI
3 13 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.72%) Qlik Sense
5 7 (1.51%) Pentaho
5 7 (1.51%) QlikView
5 7 (1.51%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.29%) Big Data
7 4 (0.86%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.86%) MySQL
7 4 (0.86%) Tableau
8 3 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.65%) Electronic Patient Records
8 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.43%) MS Access
9 2 (0.43%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 31 (6.68%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.31%) Jenkins
3 17 (3.66%) Artifactory
3 17 (3.66%) GitLab
4 7 (1.51%) JIRA
5 6 (1.29%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.65%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.65%) GCC
7 3 (0.65%) GDB
7 3 (0.65%) GoogleTest
7 3 (0.65%) JUnit
7 3 (0.65%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.65%) Mockito
7 3 (0.65%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (0.43%) Gradle
8 2 (0.43%) Maven
8 2 (0.43%) RStudio
8 2 (0.43%) VectorCAST
General
1 382 (82.33%) Manufacturing
2 379 (81.68%) Telecoms
3 377 (81.25%) Finance
4 375 (80.82%) Marketing
5 372 (80.17%) Public Sector
6 16 (3.45%) Law
7 13 (2.80%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.72%) Automotive
9 7 (1.51%) French Language
10 6 (1.29%) German Language
11 5 (1.08%) Military
11 5 (1.08%) Publishing
12 3 (0.65%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.65%) Legal
12 3 (0.65%) Local Government
12 3 (0.65%) Retail
12 3 (0.65%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.22%) Advertising
14 1 (0.22%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 77 (16.59%) Developer
2 76 (16.38%) Architect
3 44 (9.48%) Java Developer
4 41 (8.84%) Data Architect
5 31 (6.68%) Consultant
5 31 (6.68%) Data Modeller
6 29 (6.25%) Analyst
6 29 (6.25%) Integration Developer
7 26 (5.60%) Software Engineer
8 25 (5.39%) Project Manager
9 20 (4.31%) Senior Developer
9 20 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
10 19 (4.09%) Senior Integration Developer
11 18 (3.88%) Embedded Engineer
11 18 (3.88%) Windows Engineer
12 15 (3.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 15 (3.23%) Senior DevOps
13 14 (3.02%) Cloud Architect
13 14 (3.02%) DevOps Engineer
14 13 (2.80%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.84%) Web Services
2 32 (6.90%) JSON
3 31 (6.68%) RESTful
3 31 (6.68%) SOAP
4 29 (6.25%) Middleware
5 28 (6.03%) XML
6 26 (5.60%) XSLT
7 24 (5.17%) Kafka
8 18 (3.88%) Elastic Stack
9 15 (3.23%) Apache Camel
10 13 (2.80%) Node.js
11 12 (2.59%) HTML
12 11 (2.37%) CSS
13 10 (2.16%) .NET
14 7 (1.51%) .NET Core
15 6 (1.29%) Qt
16 5 (1.08%) .NET Framework
16 5 (1.08%) jQuery
16 5 (1.08%) ModSecurity
16 5 (1.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.19%) NHS
3 12 (2.59%) Data Centre
3 12 (2.59%) User Experience
4 11 (2.37%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.51%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.29%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (1.08%) PKI
8 5 (1.08%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.08%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.86%) CAN bus
9 4 (0.86%) Social Media
9 4 (0.86%) W3C
10 3 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.65%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.42%) Windows
2 42 (9.05%) Linux
3 26 (5.60%) Windows 10
4 14 (3.02%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.16%) Android
6 6 (1.29%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.29%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.43%) FreeRTOS
8 2 (0.43%) Unix
8 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.22%) AIX
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (80.39%) Business Intelligence
1 373 (80.39%) Digital Marketing
1 373 (80.39%) Programme Management
2 110 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (10.78%) Data Modelling
4 46 (9.91%) Analytics
5 43 (9.27%) Software Engineering
6 39 (8.41%) Data Architecture
7 38 (8.19%) DevOps
8 37 (7.97%) Project Management
9 35 (7.54%) Data Analysis
9 35 (7.54%) TDD
10 32 (6.90%) Data Governance
10 32 (6.90%) Metadata Management
10 32 (6.90%) Reverse Engineering
11 31 (6.68%) Actionable Insight
11 31 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (6.25%) Digital Analytics
12 29 (6.25%) SOA
12 29 (6.25%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 53 (11.42%) Java
2 48 (10.34%) Python
3 43 (9.27%) C
4 33 (7.11%) SQL
5 26 (5.60%) XPath
6 25 (5.39%) C++
7 24 (5.17%) JavaScript
8 23 (4.96%) Perl
9 20 (4.31%) Bash Shell
10 18 (3.88%) Embedded C
11 14 (3.02%) C#
12 9 (1.94%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.51%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.29%) Apex Code
15 5 (1.08%) Ruby
15 5 (1.08%) Scala
16 4 (0.86%) Embedded C++
16 4 (0.86%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.86%) R
17 3 (0.65%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 91 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 59 (12.72%) SC Cleared
3 34 (7.33%) DV Cleared
4 20 (4.31%) Degree
5 6 (1.29%) CCNP
5 6 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.08%) CISSP
7 4 (0.86%) APMP
7 4 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (0.65%) MCSA
8 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.65%) PhD
8 3 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.43%) CCDA
9 2 (0.43%) CCIE
9 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.43%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.80%) SLA
2 8 (1.72%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.51%) JSP 440
3 7 (1.51%) NCSC
4 6 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (1.29%) RMADS
5 5 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (1.08%) NIST
6 4 (0.86%) QA
7 3 (0.65%) Dublin Core
7 3 (0.65%) MISRA
8 2 (0.43%) IEC 62304
8 2 (0.43%) PMO
9 1 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.22%) GDPR
9 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (6.03%) Docker
2 25 (5.39%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.29%) Firmware
4 6 (1.29%) Terminal Server
4 6 (1.29%) VMware NSX
5 3 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.65%) vSphere
6 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (5.39%) Ansible
2 22 (4.74%) Terraform
3 21 (4.53%) Kubernetes
3 21 (4.53%) Prometheus
4 19 (4.09%) Consul
5 18 (3.88%) Grafana
5 18 (3.88%) Istio
5 18 (3.88%) Kibana
5 18 (3.88%) logstash
5 18 (3.88%) Rancher
6 16 (3.45%) Fluentd
7 13 (2.80%) Microsoft Intune
8 10 (2.16%) SCCM
9 8 (1.72%) AirWatch
10 6 (1.29%) vCenter Server
11 5 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.86%) Puppet
13 3 (0.65%) Nagios
14 2 (0.43%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 373 (80.39%) SAP
2 64 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.54%) Oracle
3 35 (7.54%) Sparx
4 30 (6.47%) Remedy
5 17 (3.66%) AppDynamics
5 17 (3.66%) Splunk
5 17 (3.66%) VMware
6 13 (2.80%) WSO2
7 10 (2.16%) Cisco
8 9 (1.94%) Google
8 9 (1.94%) Informatica
9 8 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.29%) Databricks
10 6 (1.29%) EMC
10 6 (1.29%) Xilinx
11 5 (1.08%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.08%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.86%) Nokia
12 4 (0.86%) Siemens