Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 24 24
Rank change year-on-year -11 0 +45
Contract jobs citing Electronics 57 116 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.33% 11.61% 13.81%
As % of the General category 24.15% 30.69% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 110 93
Essex median daily rate £525 £525 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £524 £525 £465
90th Percentile £600 £600 £619
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Essex median hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.87% +18.46% -10.34%
10th Percentile £47.50 £36.75 £31.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £40.25 £33.75
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -3.03%

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 236 378 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 30.33% 37.84% 49.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 259 309
Essex median daily rate £475 £525 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +6.28% +31.73%
10th Percentile £215 £298 £300
90th Percentile £588 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £450 £459 £435
% change year-on-year -1.91% +5.46% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 30
Essex median hourly rate £26.25 £33.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% -2.94% +36.00%
10th Percentile £14.25 £16.05 £16.24
90th Percentile £46.90 £66.00 £61.28
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.71 £31.50
% change year-on-year -1.19% -43.78% +8.62%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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
Chelmsford +2 1 £525 +7.69% 4
Basildon -5 1 - - 1
Electronics
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 54 (94.74%) SAP
1 54 (94.74%) Business Intelligence
1 54 (94.74%) Telecoms
1 54 (94.74%) Finance
1 54 (94.74%) Manufacturing
1 54 (94.74%) Programme Management
1 54 (94.74%) Marketing
1 54 (94.74%) Digital Marketing
1 54 (94.74%) Public Sector
2 52 (91.23%) TDD
3 51 (89.47%) SOA
3 51 (89.47%) SOAP
3 51 (89.47%) Web Services
3 51 (89.47%) RESTful
4 49 (85.96%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (84.21%) Java
6 47 (82.46%) Oracle
6 47 (82.46%) Middleware
6 47 (82.46%) Mule
6 47 (82.46%) Oracle Service Bus
6 47 (82.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 47 (82.46%) Apache Camel
6 47 (82.46%) WSO2
7 41 (71.93%) Greenfield Project
8 37 (64.91%) Java 8
9 29 (50.88%) Talend
10 17 (29.82%) XML
11 13 (22.81%) XSLT
11 13 (22.81%) Maven
11 13 (22.81%) XPath

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 (82.46%) Mule
1 47 (82.46%) Oracle Service Bus
1 47 (82.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) BrowserStack
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) DHCP
1 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.75%) 4G
2 1 (1.75%) 5G
2 1 (1.75%) 802.11
2 1 (1.75%) Broadband
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) DSL
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) FTP
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) IPv4
2 1 (1.75%) IPv6
2 1 (1.75%) Telnet
2 1 (1.75%) UPnP
2 1 (1.75%) WAN
2 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Maven
2 1 (1.75%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Selenium
2 1 (1.75%) Trac
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (94.74%) Finance
1 54 (94.74%) Manufacturing
1 54 (94.74%) Marketing
1 54 (94.74%) Public Sector
1 54 (94.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (85.96%) Developer
2 47 (82.46%) Java Developer
3 44 (77.19%) Senior Developer
3 44 (77.19%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Integration Developer
5 5 (8.77%) SOA Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Product Business Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Product Owner
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Business Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Product Owner
7 3 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Embedded Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) CRM Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Embedded Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Lead Software Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (89.47%) RESTful
1 51 (89.47%) SOAP
1 51 (89.47%) Web Services
2 47 (82.46%) Apache Camel
2 47 (82.46%) Middleware
3 17 (29.82%) XML
4 13 (22.81%) JSON
4 13 (22.81%) Swagger
4 13 (22.81%) WireMock
4 13 (22.81%) XSLT
5 8 (14.04%) Lambda Expressions
6 4 (7.02%) REST
7 3 (5.26%) Spring
7 3 (5.26%) Spring Integration
8 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
8 1 (1.75%) CGI
8 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (71.93%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.75%) Analogue Electronics
2 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (94.74%) Business Intelligence
1 54 (94.74%) Digital Marketing
1 54 (94.74%) Programme Management
2 52 (91.23%) TDD
3 51 (89.47%) SOA
4 49 (85.96%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.53%) Scrum
6 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.02%) Product Roadmap
7 4 (7.02%) Sequence Diagram
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Leadership
9 2 (3.51%) DevOps
9 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.75%) Coaching
10 1 (1.75%) CRM
10 1 (1.75%) Defect Tracking
10 1 (1.75%) Kanban
10 1 (1.75%) Project Management
10 1 (1.75%) Target Operating Model
10 1 (1.75%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 48 (84.21%) Java
2 37 (64.91%) Java 8
3 13 (22.81%) XPath
4 3 (5.26%) C
5 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) C#
6 1 (1.75%) C++
6 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.75%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) MISRA
Vendors
1 54 (94.74%) SAP
2 47 (82.46%) Oracle
2 47 (82.46%) WSO2
3 29 (50.88%) Talend