Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 23 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 186 210
Rank change year-on-year +11 +24 -23
Contract jobs citing Electronics 31 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.54% 0.61% 0.42%
As % of the General category 1.62% 2.01% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 27
North West median daily rate £468 £410 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.02% +30.16% +0.80%
10th Percentile £375 £286 £274
90th Percentile £604 £559 £480
England median daily rate £475 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +18.60% +6.80% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £35.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +113.64% -45.00%
10th Percentile £20.48 £33.73 £15.75
90th Percentile £38.75 £36.98 £39.45
England median hourly rate £40.75 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.84% +2.67% +4.17%

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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1908 2087 3130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.46% 30.53% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1209 1347 1851
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.76% +12.00%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £613 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 77 122
North West median hourly rate £22.67 £25.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.31% -18.09% +60.63%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.05 £12.35
90th Percentile £54.80 £54.39 £54.00
England median hourly rate £25.50 £24.50 £24.93
% change year-on-year +4.08% -1.71% +13.30%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Electronics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in the North West

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in the North West

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronics in the North West

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in the North West

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Electronics in the North West

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Manchester +26 28 £468 -1.58% 14
Cheshire - 2 - - 5
Lancashire +8 1 - -
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 25 (80.65%) SAP
1 25 (80.65%) Telecoms
1 25 (80.65%) Manufacturing
2 24 (77.42%) Finance
2 24 (77.42%) Programme Management
2 24 (77.42%) Marketing
2 24 (77.42%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (77.42%) Digital Marketing
3 20 (64.52%) Big Data
4 18 (58.06%) Python
4 18 (58.06%) Java
5 16 (51.61%) TDD
5 16 (51.61%) BDD
5 16 (51.61%) Open Source
5 16 (51.61%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (48.39%) Docker
6 15 (48.39%) Apache Spark
6 15 (48.39%) Hadoop
6 15 (48.39%) JIRA
6 15 (48.39%) TeamCity
6 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
6 15 (48.39%) Shell Script
6 15 (48.39%) Linux
7 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (41.94%) Scrum
8 13 (41.94%) Akka
8 13 (41.94%) Cucumber
9 10 (32.26%) Clojure
9 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 15 (48.39%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.90%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) Big Data
2 15 (48.39%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.68%) OLAP
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
1 15 (48.39%) JIRA
1 15 (48.39%) TeamCity
2 13 (41.94%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) LabVIEW
General
1 25 (80.65%) Manufacturing
1 25 (80.65%) Telecoms
2 24 (77.42%) Finance
2 24 (77.42%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) Scala Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Software Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Apache Spark Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Hadoop Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Java Scala Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Linux Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Data Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Electronics Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
9 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
9 1 (3.23%) C Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Electronics Technician
9 1 (3.23%) Embedded C Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Akka
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) PySpark
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.23%) MSMQ
3 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Home Automation
2 2 (6.45%) Smart Home
3 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.23%) Fintech
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) PMI
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Business Intelligence
1 24 (77.42%) Digital Marketing
1 24 (77.42%) Programme Management
2 16 (51.61%) BDD
2 16 (51.61%) Continuous Delivery
2 16 (51.61%) Open Source
2 16 (51.61%) TDD
3 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (41.94%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.68%) ETL
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.23%) IT Governance
8 1 (3.23%) Machine Learning
8 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Java
1 18 (58.06%) Python
2 15 (48.39%) Shell Script
3 10 (32.26%) Clojure
4 4 (12.90%) C
4 4 (12.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.23%) Go
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) AAT
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) GCP
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Mesos
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) SAP
2 4 (12.90%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Curam
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Minitab