Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 17 56
Rank change year-on-year -17 +39 +19
Contract jobs citing Electronics 73 86 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.58% 13.33% 3.31%
As % of the General category 34.43% 34.68% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 78 27
Essex median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +154.01%
10th Percentile £448 £506 £398
90th Percentile £600 £606 £575
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £450
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Essex median hourly rate £50.00 £40.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.31% - -
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.10% +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 212 248 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 24.91% 38.45% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 174 198
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +46.43% -5.08%
10th Percentile £355 £323 £218
90th Percentile £600 £646 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £405
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 41
Essex median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +11.11% +37.80%
10th Percentile £12.55 £19.36 £16.00
90th Percentile £57.85 £63.75 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £35.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year -45.00% +30.23% +2.87%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 -14 3 £600 +140.00%
Chelmsford -2 2 £563 -
Electronics
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 71 (97.26%) SAP
1 71 (97.26%) Business Intelligence
1 71 (97.26%) Telecoms
1 71 (97.26%) Finance
1 71 (97.26%) Manufacturing
1 71 (97.26%) Programme Management
1 71 (97.26%) Marketing
1 71 (97.26%) Digital Marketing
2 57 (78.08%) Web Services
3 55 (75.34%) TDD
4 54 (73.97%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (71.23%) SOA
5 52 (71.23%) SOAP
6 51 (69.86%) Greenfield Project
7 49 (67.12%) Middleware
8 46 (63.01%) Java
8 46 (63.01%) RESTful
9 38 (52.05%) XML
9 38 (52.05%) Mule
9 38 (52.05%) WSO2
9 38 (52.05%) Apache Camel
10 36 (49.32%) Oracle Service Bus
10 36 (49.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 36 (49.32%) Oracle
11 33 (45.21%) JSON
12 27 (36.99%) Maven
13 26 (35.62%) XSLT
13 26 (35.62%) XPath
13 26 (35.62%) Swagger
13 26 (35.62%) WireMock

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 38 (52.05%) Mule
2 36 (49.32%) Oracle Service Bus
2 36 (49.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (6.85%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) DHCP
1 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.37%) UPnP
1 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 27 (36.99%) Maven
2 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.85%) JIRA
3 5 (6.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
General
1 71 (97.26%) Finance
1 71 (97.26%) Manufacturing
1 71 (97.26%) Marketing
1 71 (97.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (54.79%) Developer
2 29 (39.73%) Integration Developer
3 27 (36.99%) Senior Developer
4 23 (31.51%) Java Developer
5 16 (21.92%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (20.55%) SOA Developer
7 12 (16.44%) Lead Developer
8 9 (12.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (10.96%) Agile Developer
10 7 (9.59%) Lead Java Developer
10 7 (9.59%) Senior Agile Developer
10 7 (9.59%) Senior DevOps
10 7 (9.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (6.85%) Author
11 5 (6.85%) Automation Tester
11 5 (6.85%) Technical Author
11 5 (6.85%) Technical Writer
11 5 (6.85%) Tester
12 4 (5.48%) Product Owner
12 4 (5.48%) Technical Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (78.08%) Web Services
2 52 (71.23%) SOAP
3 49 (67.12%) Middleware
4 46 (63.01%) RESTful
5 38 (52.05%) Apache Camel
5 38 (52.05%) XML
6 33 (45.21%) JSON
7 26 (35.62%) Swagger
7 26 (35.62%) WireMock
7 26 (35.62%) XSLT
8 9 (12.33%) REST
9 2 (2.74%) JMS
9 2 (2.74%) Lambda Expressions
9 2 (2.74%) WSDL
10 1 (1.37%) CSS
10 1 (1.37%) HTML
10 1 (1.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 51 (69.86%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.37%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.37%) Life Science
3 1 (1.37%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (97.26%) Business Intelligence
1 71 (97.26%) Digital Marketing
1 71 (97.26%) Programme Management
2 55 (75.34%) TDD
3 54 (73.97%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (71.23%) SOA
5 19 (26.03%) Scrum
6 13 (17.81%) DevOps
7 11 (15.07%) Technical Leadership
8 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.22%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (6.85%) API Testing
10 5 (6.85%) Functional Testing
10 5 (6.85%) Open Source
10 5 (6.85%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.48%) Business Analysis
12 3 (4.11%) Coaching
12 3 (4.11%) Kanban
12 3 (4.11%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 46 (63.01%) Java
2 26 (35.62%) Java 8
2 26 (35.62%) XPath
3 5 (6.85%) Groovy
4 2 (2.74%) C
4 2 (2.74%) Java 9
5 1 (1.37%) C#
5 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Firmware
2 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Ansible
2 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.85%) Puppet
3 4 (5.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 71 (97.26%) SAP
2 38 (52.05%) WSO2
3 36 (49.32%) Oracle
4 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.22%) Talend
5 1 (1.37%) Altera
5 1 (1.37%) Sitecore