Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 61 48
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 +15
Contract jobs citing Electronics 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.81% 0.20% 0.40%
As % of the General category 4.65% 0.57% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Kent median daily rate £300 - £120
10th Percentile £268 - £120
90th Percentile £333 - £121
South East median daily rate £350 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -26.32% +18.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Kent median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.15 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.85% +0.38% +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 172 175 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 39.00% 34.25% 39.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 146 157
Kent median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £272 £235 £186
90th Percentile £675 £656 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 2
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £77.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -41.56% +366.67%
10th Percentile £12.13 £42.75 £57.15
90th Percentile £42.50 £47.25 £94.85
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year +62.50% -6.22% -0.80%

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

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Rochester - 4 - - 3
Electronics
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 5 (62.50%) Manufacturing
2 4 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) CAD
4 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (25.00%) LabVIEW
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (12.50%) Law
5 1 (12.50%) Simulink
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Finite Element Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Mechatronics
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer

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 (12.50%) PTC Creo
1 1 (12.50%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (62.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (12.50%) Avionics
3 1 (12.50%) Law
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Author
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Content Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Hardware Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Author
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Smart Home
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) CAD
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Mechatronics
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP