Period
to 9 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 9 December 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
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 18 61
Rank change year-on-year -12 +43 +21
Contract jobs citing Electronics 117 112 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 10.88% 14.70% 2.56%
As % of the General category 42.55% 36.72% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 86 21
Essex median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +90.00%
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £450
% change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% +32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Essex median hourly rate £50.00 £40.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.31% +2.20% +14.29%
10th Percentile £47.50 £23.73 £39.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.83 £41.00
East of England median hourly rate £46.25 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.12% +5.00% +6.67%

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 Essex with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 275 305 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 25.58% 40.03% 38.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 206 200
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +38.98% -1.67%
10th Percentile £338 £307 £225
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 38 62
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £39.88 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.62% +13.12% +11.90%
10th Percentile £12.55 £19.25 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.38 £63.75 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -56.25% +21.21% +26.92%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Electronics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in Essex

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Electronics in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in Essex

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in Essex over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronics in Essex

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in Essex

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Essex region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £600 -
Chelmsford -5 2 £563 +4.65% 1
Electronics
East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 116 (99.15%) SAP
1 116 (99.15%) Business Intelligence
1 116 (99.15%) Telecoms
1 116 (99.15%) Finance
1 116 (99.15%) Manufacturing
1 116 (99.15%) Programme Management
1 116 (99.15%) Marketing
1 116 (99.15%) Digital Marketing
2 98 (83.76%) Web Services
3 85 (72.65%) SOA
3 85 (72.65%) Greenfield Project
4 81 (69.23%) TDD
5 77 (65.81%) SOAP
6 76 (64.96%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (64.10%) Middleware
8 63 (53.85%) Java
8 63 (53.85%) RESTful
9 50 (42.74%) XML
10 47 (40.17%) Mule
10 47 (40.17%) WSO2
10 47 (40.17%) Apache Camel
11 46 (39.32%) Oracle Service Bus
11 46 (39.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 46 (39.32%) Oracle
12 41 (35.04%) JSON
13 39 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
14 35 (29.91%) Scrum
15 33 (28.21%) Java 8
16 30 (25.64%) DevOps
17 29 (24.79%) Maven

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 47 (40.17%) Mule
2 46 (39.32%) Oracle Service Bus
2 46 (39.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (5.13%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 29 (24.79%) Maven
2 13 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 7 (5.98%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.13%) JIRA
5 3 (2.56%) JMeter
General
1 116 (99.15%) Finance
1 116 (99.15%) Manufacturing
1 116 (99.15%) Marketing
1 116 (99.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (41.03%) Developer
2 37 (31.62%) Integration Developer
3 35 (29.91%) Senior Developer
4 26 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 20 (17.09%) SOA Developer
6 18 (15.38%) Senior DevOps
6 18 (15.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 16 (13.68%) Tester
8 15 (12.82%) Agile Developer
8 15 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (11.97%) Senior Agile Developer
10 13 (11.11%) Automation Tester
11 12 (10.26%) Lead Developer
12 11 (9.40%) Lead Java Developer
13 8 (6.84%) Business Analyst
13 8 (6.84%) Technical Business Analyst
14 6 (5.13%) Author
14 6 (5.13%) Technical Author
14 6 (5.13%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (83.76%) Web Services
2 77 (65.81%) SOAP
3 75 (64.10%) Middleware
4 63 (53.85%) RESTful
5 50 (42.74%) XML
6 47 (40.17%) Apache Camel
7 41 (35.04%) JSON
8 28 (23.93%) Swagger
8 28 (23.93%) WireMock
8 28 (23.93%) XSLT
9 17 (14.53%) REST
10 9 (7.69%) WSDL
11 2 (1.71%) XML Schema
12 1 (0.85%) CSS
12 1 (0.85%) HTML
12 1 (0.85%) JMS
12 1 (0.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 85 (72.65%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
3 1 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (0.85%) Life Science
3 1 (0.85%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) Linux
2 13 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Windows
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (99.15%) Business Intelligence
1 116 (99.15%) Digital Marketing
1 116 (99.15%) Programme Management
2 85 (72.65%) SOA
3 81 (69.23%) TDD
4 76 (64.96%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (29.91%) Scrum
6 30 (25.64%) DevOps
7 25 (21.37%) Configuration Management
8 13 (11.11%) API Testing
8 13 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
8 13 (11.11%) Open Source
8 13 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 12 (10.26%) Technical Leadership
10 9 (7.69%) Functional Testing
11 8 (6.84%) Business Analysis
12 7 (5.98%) SDET
13 4 (3.42%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 63 (53.85%) Java
2 33 (28.21%) Java 8
3 28 (23.93%) XPath
4 13 (11.11%) Groovy
5 7 (5.98%) Java 9
6 1 (0.85%) C
6 1 (0.85%) C#
6 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Firmware
2 1 (0.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (22.22%) Ansible
2 20 (17.09%) Terraform
3 6 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 116 (99.15%) SAP
2 47 (40.17%) WSO2
3 46 (39.32%) Oracle
4 7 (5.98%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.98%) Talend
5 1 (0.85%) Altera
5 1 (0.85%) Sitecore