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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronics
Rank 47 51 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 13 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.16% 0.66% 0.66%
As % of the General category 9.92% 1.56% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £364
% change year-on-year +10.34% -0.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -18.75% +12.67%  

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 131 192 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 31.87% 42.29% 36.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 100 100
Median daily rate £400 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £210 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 16
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.81% +7.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.70 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronics in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in Essex

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 29 (93.55%) SAP
1 29 (93.55%) Business Intelligence
1 29 (93.55%) Telecoms
1 29 (93.55%) Finance
1 29 (93.55%) Manufacturing
1 29 (93.55%) Programme Management
1 29 (93.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 29 (93.55%) Marketing
1 29 (93.55%) Digital Marketing
2 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (80.65%) SOA
3 22 (70.97%) TDD
4 21 (67.74%) Scrum
5 18 (58.06%) Java
6 14 (45.16%) SOAP
7 13 (41.94%) Web Services
7 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (38.71%) DevOps
8 12 (38.71%) Middleware
9 11 (35.48%) JSON
9 11 (35.48%) RESTful
10 9 (29.03%) XPath
10 9 (29.03%) Swagger
10 9 (29.03%) Oracle
10 9 (29.03%) XSLT
11 8 (25.81%) SoapUI
11 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
11 8 (25.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (25.81%) Open Source
12 7 (22.58%) Test Automation

Electronics
Top Related 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 8 (25.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (19.35%) Mule
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 29 (93.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Bluetooth
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
1 2 (6.45%) SSL
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) SoapUI
2 6 (19.35%) Maven
3 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) JMeter
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 29 (93.55%) Finance
1 29 (93.55%) Manufacturing
1 29 (93.55%) Marketing
1 29 (93.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Test Automation Specialist
2 7 (22.58%) Test Specialist
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Integration Developer
3 6 (19.35%) SOA Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) SOA Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) SOA Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) SOAP
2 13 (41.94%) Web Services
3 12 (38.71%) Middleware
4 11 (35.48%) JSON
4 11 (35.48%) RESTful
5 9 (29.03%) Swagger
5 9 (29.03%) XSLT
6 6 (19.35%) Apache Camel
6 6 (19.35%) Play Framework
6 6 (19.35%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (12.90%) XML
8 3 (9.68%) J2EE
8 3 (9.68%) WireMock
9 2 (6.45%) JSON Schema
9 2 (6.45%) XSD
10 1 (3.23%) JDBC
10 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (3.23%) REST
10 1 (3.23%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) CentOS
2 2 (6.45%) Fedora
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Business Intelligence
1 29 (93.55%) Digital Marketing
1 29 (93.55%) Programme Management
2 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (80.65%) SOA
3 22 (70.97%) TDD
4 21 (67.74%) Scrum
5 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (38.71%) DevOps
7 8 (25.81%) Open Source
7 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
8 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
9 6 (19.35%) API Design
9 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
10 3 (9.68%) API Integration
10 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
10 3 (9.68%) Coaching
10 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
11 2 (6.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) XPath
3 6 (19.35%) Ruby
4 2 (6.45%) Groovy
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) SAP
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 7 (22.58%) WSO2
4 2 (6.45%) EMC
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) webMethods
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