Period
to 15 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 15 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 62 52
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10 +4
Contract jobs citing Electronics 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.77% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the General category 2.04% 1.03% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Kent median daily rate £275 - £120
10th Percentile £263 - £120
90th Percentile £288 - £121
South East median daily rate £375 £450 £401
% change year-on-year -16.67% +12.36% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Kent median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +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 Kent with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 147 195 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 37.69% 35.91% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 159 152
Kent median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £184
90th Percentile £675 £640 £574
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 0
Kent median hourly rate £38.75 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.89% - -
South East median hourly rate £26.83 £20.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year +33.29% -19.50% +11.11%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in Kent

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in Kent

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in Kent

For the 6 months to 15 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 Kent region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) Simulink
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Smart Home
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) CAD

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Author
1 1 (33.33%) Content Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Author
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
1 1 (33.33%) Smart Home
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CAD
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware