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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 48 59
Rank change year-on-year +28 +11  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 54 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 12.65% 1.04% 0.63%
As % of the General category 36.24% 2.56% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 0 1
Median daily rate £538 - £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +24.18% +2.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  

Electronics is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 149 195 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 34.89% 40.63% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 68 155
Median daily rate £538 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £239 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £505 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 66 26
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £40.00 £45.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Electronics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +7 2 £538 -
Electronics
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 65 (97.01%) Finance
2 64 (95.52%) Manufacturing
2 64 (95.52%) Programme Management
2 64 (95.52%) Telecoms
2 64 (95.52%) SAP
2 64 (95.52%) Business Intelligence
2 64 (95.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 64 (95.52%) Marketing
2 64 (95.52%) Digital Marketing
3 60 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (88.06%) TDD
5 57 (85.07%) SOA
6 52 (77.61%) Middleware
7 41 (61.19%) JSON
8 39 (58.21%) Greenfield Project
9 38 (56.72%) XML
10 37 (55.22%) XSLT
10 37 (55.22%) XPath
10 37 (55.22%) Swagger
11 36 (53.73%) Oracle
12 35 (52.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 35 (52.24%) WSO2
13 34 (50.75%) Oracle Service Bus
13 34 (50.75%) Apache Camel
13 34 (50.75%) Mule
13 34 (50.75%) Maven
13 34 (50.75%) WireMock
14 25 (37.31%) DevOps
15 24 (35.82%) Scrum
16 14 (20.90%) Opscode Chef

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 35 (52.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 34 (50.75%) Mule
2 34 (50.75%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 64 (95.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.49%) IaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Bluetooth
1 2 (2.99%) HTTP
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
1 2 (2.99%) SSL
1 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (50.75%) Maven
2 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.97%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.48%) Subversion
5 1 (1.49%) JMeter
General
1 65 (97.01%) Finance
2 64 (95.52%) Manufacturing
2 64 (95.52%) Marketing
2 64 (95.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Local Government
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Developer
2 32 (47.76%) Agile Developer
2 32 (47.76%) SOA Developer
3 30 (44.78%) Integration Developer
4 12 (17.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Lead Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (8.96%) Middleware Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Scrum Master
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Agile Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Middleware Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) SOA Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (77.61%) Middleware
2 41 (61.19%) JSON
3 38 (56.72%) XML
4 37 (55.22%) Swagger
4 37 (55.22%) XSLT
5 34 (50.75%) Apache Camel
5 34 (50.75%) WireMock
6 10 (14.93%) SOAP
7 9 (13.43%) Web Services
8 8 (11.94%) RESTful
9 4 (5.97%) WSDL
9 4 (5.97%) XSD
10 3 (4.48%) JSON Schema
10 3 (4.48%) Play Framework
10 3 (4.48%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (1.49%) JDBC
11 1 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (58.21%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.99%) CentOS
3 2 (2.99%) Fedora
3 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Unix
4 1 (1.49%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (95.52%) Business Intelligence
1 64 (95.52%) Digital Marketing
1 64 (95.52%) Programme Management
2 60 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (88.06%) TDD
4 57 (85.07%) SOA
5 25 (37.31%) DevOps
6 24 (35.82%) Scrum
7 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (19.40%) Configuration Management
9 8 (11.94%) Coaching
10 6 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (8.96%) Kanban
11 5 (7.46%) Open Source
11 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
13 3 (4.48%) API Design
13 3 (4.48%) Test Strategy
13 3 (4.48%) Validation
14 2 (2.99%) Fault Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (55.22%) XPath
2 11 (16.42%) Java
3 4 (5.97%) Groovy
4 3 (4.48%) Ruby
5 2 (2.99%) Perl
5 2 (2.99%) Python
5 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 14 (20.90%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (19.40%) Puppet
3 3 (4.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 64 (95.52%) SAP
2 36 (53.73%) Oracle
3 35 (52.24%) WSO2
4 2 (2.99%) EMC
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
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