Period
to 18 June 2019

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 18 June 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 38 61
Rank change year-on-year -9 +23 +10
Contract jobs citing Electronics 10 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.97% 3.73% 0.18%
As % of the General category 6.58% 9.88% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Kent median daily rate - £325 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -36.27% +53.85%
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 0
Kent median hourly rate £42.75 £40.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.21% - -
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.02% +38.33% -14.29%

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 152 172 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 29.92% 37.72% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 120 147
Kent median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £248 £313 £279
90th Percentile £645 £675 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 1
Kent median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.88% +83.70% -87.19%
10th Percentile £38.88 £36.25 £20.59
90th Percentile £47.08 £43.75 £22.96
South East median hourly rate £37.00 £32.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.74% +45.87% -10.00%

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 18 June 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
Rochester 0 8 - - 3
Electronics
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 10 (100.00%) Simulink
2 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (80.00%) Military
3 8 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (70.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 7 (70.00%) C
4 7 (70.00%) UML
5 6 (60.00%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (50.00%) DO-178B
7 3 (30.00%) MATLAB
7 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) Law
8 2 (20.00%) Ada
8 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
8 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
8 2 (20.00%) Firmware
8 2 (20.00%) C++
8 2 (20.00%) VectorCAST
8 2 (20.00%) RS-232
8 2 (20.00%) RS-485
8 2 (20.00%) Ada 95
9 1 (10.00%) SysML

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 10 (100.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) RS-232
1 2 (20.00%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 8 (80.00%) Military
2 2 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (70.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (20.00%) Ada
3 2 (20.00%) Ada 95
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware