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 3 months to 26 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
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 141 130
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 10 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the General category 1.04% 1.94% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 19
Median daily rate £650 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £446 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +22.58% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -  
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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 957 1236 1308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.46% 32.95% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 791 737
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 40 38
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.31% +28.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.73 £47.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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
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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +16 7 £613 +49.39% 14
Merseyside -7 1 £625 +61.29% 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 17 (65.38%) SAP
1 17 (65.38%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) Telecoms
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
1 17 (65.38%) Manufacturing
1 17 (65.38%) Programme Management
1 17 (65.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 17 (65.38%) Marketing
1 17 (65.38%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Open Source
3 8 (30.77%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) C
4 7 (26.92%) Python
4 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
4 7 (26.92%) Big Data
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (26.92%) Apache Spark
5 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 5 (19.23%) Puppet
6 5 (19.23%) Google
6 5 (19.23%) Windows
6 5 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (19.23%) DevOps
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (15.38%) WSDL

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 7 (26.92%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (65.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.85%) SAP HCM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (3.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Big Data
1 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.54%) Firebird
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) PEAR
3 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
1 17 (65.38%) Manufacturing
1 17 (65.38%) Marketing
1 17 (65.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Data Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Developer
1 4 (15.38%) Lead DevOps
2 3 (11.54%) Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps Architect
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Head of DevOps
3 2 (7.69%) HR Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Payroll Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) WSDL
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Camel
2 3 (11.54%) SOAP
2 3 (11.54%) Spring
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) MSMQ
3 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) Digital Marketing
1 17 (65.38%) Programme Management
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Open Source
4 5 (19.23%) DevOps
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) SDLC
6 3 (11.54%) Software Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) UML
7 2 (7.69%) Build Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (7.69%) Machine Learning
7 2 (7.69%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) C
2 7 (26.92%) Python
3 4 (15.38%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) C++
4 3 (11.54%) Embedded C
5 2 (7.69%) Go
5 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (3.85%) CISM
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) GDPR
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
2 1 (3.85%) Veritas File System
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Ansible
3 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.69%) Mesos
5 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) SAP
2 5 (19.23%) Google
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) EMC
4 3 (11.54%) Perforce
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) Altera
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Veritas
6 1 (3.85%) VMware