Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 296 313 369
Rank change year-on-year +17 +56 -105
Contract jobs citing Electronics 325 688 620
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.84% 0.67%
As % of the General category 2.10% 2.10% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 497 419
Median daily rate £525 £520 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +6.67% +14.71%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £284
90th Percentile £672 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £488
% change year-on-year +2.44% +5.13% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 79 89
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £32.50 £19.18 £27.80
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +7.59%

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 15,448 32,722 37,749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.20% 39.84% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,878 21,439 24,884
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £310 £288
90th Percentile £703 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 870 993
Median hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £22.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.04% +1.91% +4.98%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.60 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.66 £22.92 £21.90
% change year-on-year +16.35% +4.63% -0.45%

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 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 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 -7 106 £525 +0.96% 28
London +131 92 £525 - 32
South East +49 56 £400 -20.00% 58
East of England -19 26 £525 - 55
North of England +86 19 £423 -11.05% 20
Midlands +64 19 £600 +42.86% 30
West Midlands +53 16 £600 +33.33% 19
North West +55 12 £400 -17.95% 8
Yorkshire +66 6 £535 +25.88% 9
East Midlands +35 3 £260 -37.35% 10
North East +36 1 £575 +21.05% 3
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 251 (77.23%) Marketing
2 249 (76.62%) Telecoms
3 241 (74.15%) Digital Marketing
4 240 (73.85%) Business Intelligence
5 238 (73.23%) SAP
5 238 (73.23%) Finance
5 238 (73.23%) Manufacturing
6 237 (72.92%) Programme Management
7 236 (72.62%) Public Sector
8 89 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (25.85%) Security Cleared
10 52 (16.00%) SC Cleared
11 51 (15.69%) Microsoft
11 51 (15.69%) TDD
12 49 (15.08%) Java
13 47 (14.46%) Azure
14 46 (14.15%) Oracle
14 46 (14.15%) SOA
15 45 (13.85%) Windows
16 44 (13.54%) Web Services
17 43 (13.23%) SOAP
17 43 (13.23%) Middleware
18 40 (12.31%) RESTful
19 37 (11.38%) XML
19 37 (11.38%) Linux
20 36 (11.08%) Migration
20 36 (11.08%) JSON
21 34 (10.46%) Windows 10
22 33 (10.15%) Apache Camel
22 33 (10.15%) Python

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 31 (9.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 28 (8.62%) Mule
2 28 (8.62%) Oracle Service Bus
2 28 (8.62%) Red Hat Fuse
3 13 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.54%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.92%) CMS
5 3 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.92%) nginx
5 3 (0.92%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.62%) Apache
6 2 (0.62%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.62%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.62%) SAS
7 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.31%) Confluence
7 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.23%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.31%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.31%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.31%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.31%) Simulink
6 1 (0.31%) Sketch
6 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (14.46%) Azure
2 28 (8.62%) AWS
3 27 (8.31%) SaaS
4 24 (7.38%) Office 365
4 24 (7.38%) PaaS
5 20 (6.15%) IaaS
6 9 (2.77%) Power Platform
7 4 (1.23%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.23%) Serverless
8 3 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.92%) Amazon EKS
8 3 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.92%) Datadog
8 3 (0.92%) Power Automate
9 2 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.62%) GCP
9 2 (0.62%) Logic Apps
9 2 (0.62%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.08%) Firewall
2 19 (5.85%) DNS
3 8 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (1.85%) Bluetooth
4 6 (1.85%) Wireless
5 5 (1.54%) Skype
5 5 (1.54%) WAN
6 4 (1.23%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.23%) HTTP
6 4 (1.23%) Internet
6 4 (1.23%) LAN
7 3 (0.92%) BGP
7 3 (0.92%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.92%) DVB
7 3 (0.92%) EIGRP
7 3 (0.92%) OSPF
7 3 (0.92%) VoIP
7 3 (0.92%) VPN
7 3 (0.92%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.77%) Big Data
3 8 (2.46%) Power BI
4 5 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.23%) MySQL
5 4 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.92%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.92%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.62%) Spark SQL
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.31%) Event Store
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.31%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.31%) Redis
8 1 (0.31%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.31%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 27 (8.31%) Maven
2 15 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.69%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.54%) JIRA
5 4 (1.23%) GitLab
5 4 (1.23%) Selenium
5 4 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.62%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.62%) Mockito
6 2 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.62%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.62%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.62%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.31%) GCC
7 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.31%) JMeter
7 1 (0.31%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 251 (77.23%) Marketing
2 249 (76.62%) Telecoms
3 238 (73.23%) Finance
3 238 (73.23%) Manufacturing
4 236 (72.62%) Public Sector
5 9 (2.77%) Military
6 7 (2.15%) Law
7 5 (1.54%) Automotive
8 4 (1.23%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.23%) Legal
9 3 (0.92%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.62%) French Language
10 2 (0.62%) Games
10 2 (0.62%) German Language
10 2 (0.62%) Retail
10 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.31%) Avionics
11 1 (0.31%) Billing
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (19.08%) Developer
2 40 (12.31%) Java Developer
3 26 (8.00%) Architect
3 26 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 24 (7.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (6.77%) Windows Engineer
6 18 (5.54%) Integration Developer
6 18 (5.54%) Office 365 Engineer
7 17 (5.23%) Analyst
8 14 (4.31%) Support Engineer
9 13 (4.00%) Business Analyst
10 12 (3.69%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.38%) Software Engineer
12 10 (3.08%) Embedded Engineer
12 10 (3.08%) Lead Developer
12 10 (3.08%) Lead Java Developer
12 10 (3.08%) Project Manager
13 9 (2.77%) Designer
13 9 (2.77%) Senior DevOps
13 9 (2.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.54%) Web Services
2 43 (13.23%) Middleware
2 43 (13.23%) SOAP
3 40 (12.31%) RESTful
4 37 (11.38%) XML
5 36 (11.08%) JSON
6 33 (10.15%) Apache Camel
7 28 (8.62%) Swagger
7 28 (8.62%) XSLT
8 27 (8.31%) WireMock
9 15 (4.62%) Velocity
10 11 (3.38%) REST
11 8 (2.46%) Spring
12 7 (2.15%) .NET
12 7 (2.15%) Elastic Stack
13 6 (1.85%) AngularJS
14 5 (1.54%) HTML
14 5 (1.54%) LAMP
14 5 (1.54%) React
15 4 (1.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.08%) Management Information System
2 20 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.54%) Social Media
4 16 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 13 (4.00%) NHS
6 12 (3.69%) User Experience
7 8 (2.46%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (2.15%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.54%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.23%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.23%) Digital TV
11 4 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (1.23%) Robotics
11 4 (1.23%) VHDL
12 3 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.92%) Freedom of Information Act
12 3 (0.92%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.85%) Windows
2 37 (11.38%) Linux
3 34 (10.46%) Windows 10
4 11 (3.38%) Android
4 11 (3.38%) Unix
4 11 (3.38%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.15%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.23%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.23%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.92%) Tizen
10 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.31%) VME
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (74.15%) Digital Marketing
2 240 (73.85%) Business Intelligence
3 237 (72.92%) Programme Management
4 89 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (15.69%) TDD
6 46 (14.15%) SOA
7 36 (11.08%) Migration
8 30 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (8.62%) DevOps
10 24 (7.38%) Software Engineering
11 21 (6.46%) Project Management
12 19 (5.85%) Mobile Device Management
13 18 (5.54%) Scrum
14 16 (4.92%) Test Automation
15 15 (4.62%) Information Security
15 15 (4.62%) Remediation Plan
15 15 (4.62%) Risk Management
15 15 (4.62%) Validation
16 14 (4.31%) Analytics
16 14 (4.31%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 49 (15.08%) Java
2 33 (10.15%) Python
3 28 (8.62%) XPath
4 23 (7.08%) C
4 23 (7.08%) C++
5 21 (6.46%) SQL
6 14 (4.31%) JavaScript
7 12 (3.69%) C#
8 11 (3.38%) Java 8
8 11 (3.38%) MATLAB
9 8 (2.46%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.15%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.85%) Embedded C
11 6 (1.85%) Ruby
12 4 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.92%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.92%) R
14 2 (0.62%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.62%) Groovy
14 2 (0.62%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 84 (25.85%) Security Cleared
2 52 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 30 (9.23%) DV Cleared
4 21 (6.46%) Degree
5 6 (1.85%) CISSP
6 5 (1.54%) CCNP
6 5 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.23%) CCIE
7 4 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.92%) CCDA
8 3 (0.92%) CCIE Collaboration
8 3 (0.92%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 3 (0.92%) CISM
8 3 (0.92%) PhD
9 2 (0.62%) APMP
9 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.31%) CCDP
10 1 (0.31%) CCNA
10 1 (0.31%) CEH
10 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.85%) GDPR
2 10 (3.08%) QA
3 7 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.15%) PMO
4 4 (1.23%) NIST
5 3 (0.92%) ECSS
5 3 (0.92%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.92%) NIST 800
6 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.62%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.62%) RMADS
7 1 (0.31%) COBIT
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.46%) Docker
3 5 (1.54%) Firmware
4 3 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (6.46%) Microsoft Intune
2 17 (5.23%) Terraform
3 14 (4.31%) Ansible
4 8 (2.46%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.23%) Puppet
5 4 (1.23%) SCCM
6 3 (0.92%) Nagios
6 3 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.92%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.92%) Rancher
6 3 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.62%) WSUS
8 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.31%) Consul
8 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.31%) Kibana
8 1 (0.31%) logstash
8 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 238 (73.23%) SAP
2 51 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 46 (14.15%) Oracle
4 28 (8.62%) WSO2
5 24 (7.38%) Talend
6 7 (2.15%) Cisco
7 6 (1.85%) Adobe
7 6 (1.85%) Splunk
8 5 (1.54%) CA
8 5 (1.54%) EMC
8 5 (1.54%) Tableau
8 5 (1.54%) VMware
9 4 (1.23%) BiZZdesign
9 4 (1.23%) Dell
9 4 (1.23%) Juniper
10 3 (0.92%) CyberArk
10 3 (0.92%) Google
10 3 (0.92%) NEC
10 3 (0.92%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.92%) Thycotic