The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Electronics
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 98 81
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 7 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.51% 0.22% 0.92%
As % of the General category 1.53% 0.63% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 14
Median daily rate £613 £410 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.39% +29.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £402 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £412 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +22.58% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.88% -10.62%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 457 632 604
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 33.43% 35.05% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 389 334
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 3
Median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -9.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £15.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £41.00 £17.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in Manchester

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronics in Manchester

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 13 (72.22%) SAP
1 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) Telecoms
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
1 13 (72.22%) Manufacturing
1 13 (72.22%) Programme Management
1 13 (72.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 13 (72.22%) Marketing
1 13 (72.22%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
3 7 (38.89%) Open Source
3 7 (38.89%) Big Data
3 7 (38.89%) Apache Spark
4 6 (33.33%) C
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) Google
5 5 (27.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (27.78%) DevOps
5 5 (27.78%) Puppet
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Ansible
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) C++
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (38.89%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (72.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.56%) SAP HCM
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (5.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (27.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Big Data
1 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) PEAR
2 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
1 13 (72.22%) Manufacturing
1 13 (72.22%) Marketing
1 13 (72.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Data Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Lead DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Head of DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) HR Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Payroll Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) MSMQ
1 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) WPF
2 1 (5.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) Digital Marketing
1 13 (72.22%) Programme Management
2 7 (38.89%) Open Source
3 5 (27.78%) DevOps
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Build Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
6 2 (11.11%) Schematic Capture
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
7 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.56%) Security Operations
7 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) C
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) C++
6 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
6 2 (11.11%) Go
6 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.56%) C#
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
7 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) Ansible
3 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (11.11%) Mesos
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) VMware