Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 368 224 387
Rank change year-on-year -144 +163 +29
Contract jobs citing Electronics 616 1,079 620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 1.21% 0.62%
As % of the General category 1.76% 3.05% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 716 463
England median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £263
90th Percentile £649 £609 £573
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 90 86
England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £21.51 £17.38 £22.50
90th Percentile £53.55 £59.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +5.26% +1.33%

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 35,035 35,332 36,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.24% 39.74% 36.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,169 23,428 24,941
England median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 790 773 876
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +7.53% +3.88%
10th Percentile £12.61 £11.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% +4.03%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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
East of England -11 157 £525 - 141
London -187 135 £550 +7.32% 85
South West -50 123 £375 -11.76% 134
South East -91 109 £400 -15.79% 144
North of England -64 48 £540 +20.00% 75
Midlands -1 36 £450 +28.57% 86
West Midlands -5 25 £456 +52.08% 68
North West -11 25 £600 +30.43% 43
Yorkshire -55 12 £400 -11.11% 24
North East 0 11 £725 +81.25% 8
East Midlands -2 11 £331 -5.36% 18
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 437 (70.94%) Telecoms
1 437 (70.94%) Manufacturing
2 428 (69.48%) Finance
3 427 (69.32%) Marketing
4 417 (67.69%) SAP
5 416 (67.53%) Programme Management
6 412 (66.88%) Business Intelligence
6 412 (66.88%) Digital Marketing
7 224 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 114 (18.51%) Security Cleared
9 111 (18.02%) TDD
10 109 (17.69%) Java
10 109 (17.69%) Greenfield Project
11 106 (17.21%) Web Services
12 99 (16.07%) SOAP
12 99 (16.07%) SOA
13 93 (15.10%) Scrum
14 92 (14.94%) SC Cleared
15 83 (13.47%) RESTful
16 82 (13.31%) Oracle
16 82 (13.31%) Middleware
17 78 (12.66%) XML
18 77 (12.50%) Software Engineering
19 71 (11.53%) Linux
19 71 (11.53%) Microsoft
20 69 (11.20%) DevOps
21 68 (11.04%) JSON
22 59 (9.58%) Amazon AWS
23 57 (9.25%) Apache Camel
24 56 (9.09%) Mule

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 (9.09%) Mule
2 54 (8.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 53 (8.60%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (1.14%) Apache
5 5 (0.81%) CMS
5 5 (0.81%) SAS
6 4 (0.65%) Confluence
6 4 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.49%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.49%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.49%) nginx
8 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.32%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.16%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.16%) WildFly
9 1 (0.16%) WinCC
Applications
1 29 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.97%) OrCAD
4 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.81%) Simulink
5 4 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.49%) SPSS
7 2 (0.32%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.16%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 15 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 59 (9.58%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (1.62%) Office 365
4 9 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (0.81%) PaaS
6 4 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.65%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.49%) SaaS
7 3 (0.49%) Serverless
8 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.32%) GitHub
8 2 (0.32%) IaaS
8 2 (0.32%) MailChimp
8 2 (0.32%) Route 53
8 2 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.16%) NuGet
9 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.25%) Wireless
2 17 (2.76%) Internet
3 16 (2.60%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.27%) Firewall
5 11 (1.79%) DNS
6 10 (1.62%) Bluetooth
6 10 (1.62%) Ethernet
7 9 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.97%) SSL
9 5 (0.81%) ZigBee
10 4 (0.65%) 4G
10 4 (0.65%) SMTP
11 3 (0.49%) DHCP
11 3 (0.49%) FTP
11 3 (0.49%) HTTP
11 3 (0.49%) IPv6
11 3 (0.49%) LAN
11 3 (0.49%) VPN
11 3 (0.49%) WAN
11 3 (0.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.08%) Big Data
3 13 (2.11%) Oracle Database
3 13 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (1.46%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.30%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.30%) MySQL
6 7 (1.14%) Power BI
6 7 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.49%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.49%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.32%) DataStage
9 2 (0.32%) DB2
9 2 (0.32%) Informix
9 2 (0.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 45 (7.31%) Maven
2 35 (5.68%) Git (software)
3 26 (4.22%) Jenkins
4 17 (2.76%) JIRA
5 12 (1.95%) JUnit
5 12 (1.95%) Rational DOORS
5 12 (1.95%) SoapUI
6 9 (1.46%) LabVIEW
7 8 (1.30%) GitLab
8 7 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (1.14%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.97%) Artifactory
9 6 (0.97%) Subversion
10 5 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.65%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.65%) PyCharm
11 4 (0.65%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.49%) AdminStudio
12 3 (0.49%) MSI
General
1 437 (70.94%) Manufacturing
1 437 (70.94%) Telecoms
2 428 (69.48%) Finance
3 427 (69.32%) Marketing
4 28 (4.55%) Automotive
5 17 (2.76%) Law
6 16 (2.60%) Retail
7 14 (2.27%) Aerospace
8 12 (1.95%) Military
9 4 (0.65%) Advertising
9 4 (0.65%) Back Office
10 3 (0.49%) Avionics
10 3 (0.49%) Banking
10 3 (0.49%) Legal
10 3 (0.49%) Publishing
11 2 (0.32%) Billing
11 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Local Government
11 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 152 (24.68%) Developer
2 52 (8.44%) Software Engineer
3 51 (8.28%) Senior Developer
4 48 (7.79%) Analyst
5 42 (6.82%) Integration Developer
6 39 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 37 (6.01%) Java Developer
8 33 (5.36%) Architect
9 32 (5.19%) Embedded Engineer
10 28 (4.55%) Electronics Engineer
11 27 (4.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 25 (4.06%) SOA Developer
13 23 (3.73%) Business Analyst
14 20 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
15 18 (2.92%) .NET Developer
15 18 (2.92%) Project Manager
15 18 (2.92%) Tester
16 17 (2.76%) Desktop Support
16 17 (2.76%) Lead Developer
16 17 (2.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (17.21%) Web Services
2 99 (16.07%) SOAP
3 83 (13.47%) RESTful
4 82 (13.31%) Middleware
5 78 (12.66%) XML
6 68 (11.04%) JSON
7 57 (9.25%) Apache Camel
8 45 (7.31%) .NET
8 45 (7.31%) HTML
9 43 (6.98%) XSLT
10 34 (5.52%) Swagger
10 34 (5.52%) WireMock
11 31 (5.03%) CSS
11 31 (5.03%) REST
12 21 (3.41%) AngularJS
13 18 (2.92%) ASP.NET
14 16 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (2.11%) jQuery
16 11 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 109 (17.69%) Greenfield Project
2 41 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.06%) Computer Science
4 24 (3.90%) NHS
5 18 (2.92%) Algorithms
6 16 (2.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 15 (2.44%) User Experience
8 12 (1.95%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (1.79%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (1.14%) Infotainment
12 7 (1.14%) Raspberry Pi
13 6 (0.97%) VHDL
14 5 (0.81%) Arduino
14 5 (0.81%) Data Centre
15 4 (0.65%) Digital TV
16 3 (0.49%) Device Driver
16 3 (0.49%) PKI
16 3 (0.49%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 71 (11.53%) Linux
2 48 (7.79%) Windows
3 15 (2.44%) Unix
4 13 (2.11%) Android
5 12 (1.95%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.79%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.30%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.14%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.81%) CentOS
9 5 (0.81%) VxWorks
9 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.65%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.65%) Solaris
10 4 (0.65%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.32%) FreeRTOS
11 2 (0.32%) Nucleus RTOS
11 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (67.53%) Programme Management
2 412 (66.88%) Business Intelligence
2 412 (66.88%) Digital Marketing
3 224 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (18.02%) TDD
5 99 (16.07%) SOA
6 93 (15.10%) Scrum
7 77 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 69 (11.20%) DevOps
9 45 (7.31%) Test Automation
10 42 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
11 38 (6.17%) Configuration Management
12 35 (5.68%) Open Source
13 31 (5.03%) SDLC
14 30 (4.87%) Project Management
15 28 (4.55%) Coaching
15 28 (4.55%) Mathematics
16 26 (4.22%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (4.06%) OO
18 23 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 109 (17.69%) Java
2 56 (9.09%) C++
3 54 (8.77%) C
4 53 (8.60%) Python
5 50 (8.12%) C#
6 49 (7.95%) SQL
7 44 (7.14%) Java 8
8 43 (6.98%) JavaScript
9 38 (6.17%) XPath
10 20 (3.25%) Embedded C
11 16 (2.60%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.44%) PowerShell
13 13 (2.11%) Embedded C++
13 13 (2.11%) T-SQL
14 12 (1.95%) PHP
15 11 (1.79%) Groovy
15 11 (1.79%) MATLAB
16 9 (1.46%) Java 9
17 8 (1.30%) Go
17 8 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 114 (18.51%) Security Cleared
2 92 (14.94%) SC Cleared
3 56 (9.09%) Degree
4 15 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.14%) BC Cleared
8 6 (0.97%) HND
8 6 (0.97%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.81%) HNC
9 5 (0.81%) MCDST
10 4 (0.65%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.65%) MCP
10 4 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.49%) ISEB
12 2 (0.32%) CCNA
12 2 (0.32%) CCNP
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.27%) QA
2 8 (1.30%) DO-254
2 8 (1.30%) GDPR
3 6 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.97%) JSP 440
3 6 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.81%) GCP
4 5 (0.81%) HL7
4 5 (0.81%) MISRA
5 4 (0.65%) SLA
6 3 (0.49%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.49%) IEC 62304
6 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.49%) PMO
7 2 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.32%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.32%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.32%) MISRA C
System Software
1 18 (2.92%) Docker
2 15 (2.44%) Firmware
3 12 (1.95%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.81%) XenApp
5 4 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.65%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.49%) etcd
6 3 (0.49%) flannel
6 3 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.32%) Postfix
8 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (5.84%) Ansible
2 27 (4.38%) Terraform
3 23 (3.73%) Puppet
4 19 (3.08%) Kubernetes
5 11 (1.79%) SCCM
6 8 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.65%) Kibana
9 3 (0.49%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.49%) rkt
9 3 (0.49%) WSUS
10 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.32%) Forum Sentry
11 1 (0.16%) Consul
11 1 (0.16%) logstash
11 1 (0.16%) Salt
11 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 417 (67.69%) SAP
2 82 (13.31%) Oracle
3 71 (11.53%) Microsoft
4 55 (8.93%) WSO2
5 13 (2.11%) Google
6 12 (1.95%) EMC
7 9 (1.46%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.30%) IBM
8 8 (1.30%) Talend
9 7 (1.14%) Tableau
10 6 (0.97%) Cisco
11 5 (0.81%) Citrix
11 5 (0.81%) HP
11 5 (0.81%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.81%) Teradata
12 4 (0.65%) Black Duck
12 4 (0.65%) LogRhythm
12 4 (0.65%) VMware
13 3 (0.49%) Apple
13 3 (0.49%) Ivanti