Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 360 286 354
Rank change year-on-year -74 +68 +32
Contract jobs citing Electronics 633 763 648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.89% 0.66%
As % of the General category 1.80% 2.33% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 595 474
England median daily rate £500 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £238
90th Percentile £636 £575 £555
UK median daily rate £488 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +14.71% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 72 90
England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £21.08 £16.38 £25.43
90th Percentile £48.75 £57.50 £50.30
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +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 35,117 32,741 37,663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.89% 38.12% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,128 21,649 24,819
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £290 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 795 820 922
England median hourly rate £26.22 £25.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.86% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.33 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.90 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +1.96% -7.27% +22.22%

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018. 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 -96 165 £525 +10.53% 75
East of England +38 127 £525 +16.67% 125
South East -53 126 £450 +12.50% 181
South West -26 116 £375 - 121
North of England -29 59 £550 +15.79% 75
North West -10 43 £550 +3.77% 44
Midlands -12 34 £350 -9.68% 67
East Midlands +13 18 £350 -33.33% 24
West Midlands -14 16 £348 +1.09% 43
Yorkshire -41 12 £375 -11.76% 21
North East +30 3 £444 +10.94% 10
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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.

1 431 (68.09%) Telecoms
2 424 (66.98%) Marketing
3 420 (66.35%) Manufacturing
4 419 (66.19%) Finance
5 405 (63.98%) Programme Management
6 404 (63.82%) SAP
7 403 (63.67%) Business Intelligence
8 401 (63.35%) Digital Marketing
9 209 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
10 126 (19.91%) Security Cleared
11 108 (17.06%) TDD
12 107 (16.90%) Java
13 96 (15.17%) SC Cleared
14 85 (13.43%) SOAP
14 85 (13.43%) Greenfield Project
15 81 (12.80%) XML
16 78 (12.32%) Software Engineering
17 75 (11.85%) Scrum
17 75 (11.85%) Python
17 75 (11.85%) SOA
18 74 (11.69%) Web Services
19 71 (11.22%) Oracle
19 71 (11.22%) Linux
20 70 (11.06%) RESTful
21 66 (10.43%) DevOps
21 66 (10.43%) JSON
22 62 (9.79%) Degree
23 61 (9.64%) Middleware
24 57 (9.00%) C++
24 57 (9.00%) Maven

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 56 (8.85%) Mule
2 46 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 45 (7.11%) Oracle Service Bus
4 11 (1.74%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.11%) nginx
6 6 (0.95%) SAS
6 6 (0.95%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.79%) Apache
7 5 (0.79%) Mule ESB
8 4 (0.63%) CMS
8 4 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.63%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.47%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.32%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.32%) Confluence
10 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.37%) Simulink
3 12 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.95%) SPSS
6 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.63%) OrCAD
8 2 (0.32%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.16%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.16%) EPLAN
9 1 (0.16%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.16%) HipChat
9 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.16%) Stata
9 1 (0.16%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.47%) Radian6
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.16%) Social Studio
4 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 56 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.90%) Office 365
4 10 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.11%) PaaS
5 7 (1.11%) SaaS
6 5 (0.79%) GitHub
7 3 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.47%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.47%) MailChimp
7 3 (0.47%) Serverless
8 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.32%) IaaS
8 2 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.48%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.00%) DNS
3 15 (2.37%) Internet
4 14 (2.21%) Firewall
5 10 (1.58%) Ethernet
5 10 (1.58%) Wireless
6 8 (1.26%) Bluetooth
7 7 (1.11%) Skype
7 7 (1.11%) SSL
8 6 (0.95%) 3G
8 6 (0.95%) 4G
8 6 (0.95%) DHCP
8 6 (0.95%) HTTP
9 5 (0.79%) LTE
10 4 (0.63%) DAB
10 4 (0.63%) VPN
10 4 (0.63%) ZigBee
11 3 (0.47%) FTP
11 3 (0.47%) LAN
11 3 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.16%) Big Data
2 16 (2.53%) Hadoop
2 16 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (1.90%) MySQL
5 10 (1.58%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.42%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.26%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.79%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.63%) HBase
9 4 (0.63%) Power BI
10 3 (0.47%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.47%) OLAP
10 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.32%) Informix
11 2 (0.32%) MS Access
11 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 57 (9.00%) Maven
2 36 (5.69%) Git (software)
3 28 (4.42%) Jenkins
4 27 (4.27%) JIRA
5 16 (2.53%) JUnit
6 14 (2.21%) Visual Studio
7 12 (1.90%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.74%) GitLab
8 11 (1.74%) SoapUI
9 9 (1.42%) Artifactory
9 9 (1.42%) PyCharm
10 8 (1.26%) Selenium
11 7 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
11 7 (1.11%) Subversion
12 6 (0.95%) Rational Rhapsody
12 6 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (0.79%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.63%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.47%) LabVIEW
15 3 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 431 (68.09%) Telecoms
2 424 (66.98%) Marketing
3 420 (66.35%) Manufacturing
4 419 (66.19%) Finance
5 33 (5.21%) Automotive
6 18 (2.84%) Retail
7 16 (2.53%) Military
8 12 (1.90%) Advertising
8 12 (1.90%) Law
9 6 (0.95%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.63%) Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
11 2 (0.32%) Local Government
12 1 (0.16%) Avionics
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.16%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (23.54%) Developer
2 53 (8.37%) Integration Developer
3 51 (8.06%) Software Engineer
4 45 (7.11%) Senior Developer
5 40 (6.32%) Analyst
6 38 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 35 (5.53%) Architect
8 28 (4.42%) Java Developer
9 27 (4.27%) Embedded Engineer
10 26 (4.11%) Business Analyst
10 26 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
11 24 (3.79%) SOA Developer
12 22 (3.48%) Electronics Engineer
13 18 (2.84%) .NET Developer
13 18 (2.84%) Consultant
13 18 (2.84%) Project Manager
14 17 (2.69%) Agile Developer
14 17 (2.69%) Design Engineer
14 17 (2.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 17 (2.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (13.43%) SOAP
2 81 (12.80%) XML
3 74 (11.69%) Web Services
4 70 (11.06%) RESTful
5 66 (10.43%) JSON
6 61 (9.64%) Middleware
7 50 (7.90%) Apache Camel
8 43 (6.79%) XSLT
9 38 (6.00%) Swagger
9 38 (6.00%) WireMock
10 34 (5.37%) .NET
11 32 (5.06%) HTML
12 30 (4.74%) CSS
13 26 (4.11%) REST
14 19 (3.00%) AngularJS
15 16 (2.53%) Elastic Stack
15 16 (2.53%) JavaFX
15 16 (2.53%) Swing
16 15 (2.37%) ASP.NET
16 15 (2.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 85 (13.43%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.42%) Algorithms
4 25 (3.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 19 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.00%) User Experience
6 18 (2.84%) NHS
7 17 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
8 16 (2.53%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.74%) FMCG
10 8 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.26%) VHDL
11 6 (0.95%) Infotainment
12 5 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (0.79%) PKI
12 5 (0.79%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.79%) Social Media
13 4 (0.63%) CAN bus
13 4 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
14 3 (0.47%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 71 (11.22%) Linux
2 37 (5.85%) Windows
3 25 (3.95%) Unix
4 13 (2.05%) Android
5 9 (1.42%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.95%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.79%) VxWorks
8 4 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.63%) FreeRTOS
8 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.47%) Solaris
10 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.16%) Debian
11 1 (0.16%) Fedora
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (63.98%) Programme Management
2 403 (63.67%) Business Intelligence
3 401 (63.35%) Digital Marketing
4 209 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (17.06%) TDD
6 78 (12.32%) Software Engineering
7 75 (11.85%) Scrum
7 75 (11.85%) SOA
8 66 (10.43%) DevOps
9 52 (8.21%) Test Automation
10 45 (7.11%) Problem-Solving
11 35 (5.53%) Mathematics
12 30 (4.74%) Project Management
12 30 (4.74%) SDLC
13 29 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (4.27%) Machine Learning
15 25 (3.95%) MVC
16 24 (3.79%) Open Source
16 24 (3.79%) UML
17 22 (3.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 107 (16.90%) Java
2 75 (11.85%) Python
3 57 (9.00%) C++
4 53 (8.37%) C
5 43 (6.79%) XPath
6 41 (6.48%) C#
7 38 (6.00%) SQL
8 34 (5.37%) JavaScript
9 28 (4.42%) Embedded C
10 25 (3.95%) MATLAB
11 22 (3.48%) Java 8
12 14 (2.21%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.74%) Ruby
14 9 (1.42%) Go
14 9 (1.42%) Groovy
15 8 (1.26%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.95%) PHP
16 6 (0.95%) R
17 5 (0.79%) Perl
17 5 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (19.91%) Security Cleared
2 96 (15.17%) SC Cleared
3 62 (9.79%) Degree
4 26 (4.11%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.26%) CTC Cleared
7 7 (1.11%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (1.11%) CISSP
8 6 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.95%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.63%) CREST Certified
9 4 (0.63%) HND
9 4 (0.63%) MCSE
9 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.47%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.47%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.47%) CCSP
10 3 (0.47%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.48%) QA
2 13 (2.05%) PMO
3 10 (1.58%) GDPR
3 10 (1.58%) JSP 440
4 8 (1.26%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.11%) GCP
5 7 (1.11%) RMADS
6 5 (0.79%) MISRA
6 5 (0.79%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.63%) DO-178B
7 4 (0.63%) SLA
8 3 (0.47%) ISO 26262
8 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.32%) IEC 62304
9 2 (0.32%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.16%) DO-254
10 1 (0.16%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.16%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 32 (5.06%) Docker
2 23 (3.63%) Firmware
3 13 (2.05%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.47%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.32%) etcd
5 2 (0.32%) flannel
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (5.06%) Kubernetes
2 31 (4.90%) Ansible
3 28 (4.42%) Puppet
4 17 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.11%) SCCM
5 7 (1.11%) Terraform
6 6 (0.95%) logstash
7 5 (0.79%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.63%) Kibana
9 3 (0.47%) Grafana
9 3 (0.47%) Nessus
10 2 (0.32%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Flashback
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.32%) rkt
11 1 (0.16%) Consul
11 1 (0.16%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 404 (63.82%) SAP
2 71 (11.22%) Oracle
3 46 (7.27%) WSO2
4 34 (5.37%) Microsoft
5 18 (2.84%) Google
6 13 (2.05%) Atlassian
7 11 (1.74%) EMC
8 10 (1.58%) Adobe
9 7 (1.11%) HP
9 7 (1.11%) IBM
10 6 (0.95%) Xilinx
11 5 (0.79%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.79%) VMware
12 4 (0.63%) AlienVault
12 4 (0.63%) Cisco
12 4 (0.63%) LogRhythm
13 3 (0.47%) Brandwatch
13 3 (0.47%) Crimson Hexagon
13 3 (0.47%) NetBase