Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 171 191
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20 +26
Contract jobs citing Electronics 21 31 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.54% 0.58%
As % of the General category 1.35% 1.62% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 37
North West median daily rate £425 £468 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +16.88% +28.00%
10th Percentile £366 £375 £285
90th Percentile £548 £604 £555
England median daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year - +18.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +6.38% +113.64%
10th Percentile £41.25 £20.48 £33.73
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.75 £36.98
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -

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 1,552 1,916 2,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 26.09% 33.54% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1,215 1,358
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -3.90%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £259
90th Percentile £575 £606 £550
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 89 80
North West median hourly rate £23.25 £22.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -15.38% -20.61%
10th Percentile £12.51 £11.95 £12.46
90th Percentile £42.50 £47.51 £53.72
England median hourly rate £24.31 £25.50 £24.41
% change year-on-year -4.69% +4.47% -1.77%

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 13 November 2018.

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 6 months to 13 November 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
Cheshire +4 9 £425 - 11
Manchester -34 7 £413 -11.76% 33
Merseyside - 3 £395 - 3
Lancashire -22 1 £488 - 1
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 18 (85.71%) SAP
1 18 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) Telecoms
1 18 (85.71%) Finance
1 18 (85.71%) Manufacturing
1 18 (85.71%) Programme Management
1 18 (85.71%) Marketing
1 18 (85.71%) Digital Marketing
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) RESTful
4 8 (38.10%) WebDriver
4 8 (38.10%) Taurus
4 8 (38.10%) JMeter
4 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Integration Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Selenium
4 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
4 8 (38.10%) OOP
4 8 (38.10%) OO
4 8 (38.10%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Validation
5 7 (33.33%) SDET
5 7 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) HTML
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (14.29%) Analytics
8 2 (9.52%) Service Design

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 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) JMeter
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
1 8 (38.10%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (85.71%) Finance
1 18 (85.71%) Manufacturing
1 18 (85.71%) Marketing
1 18 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Tester
2 6 (28.57%) Automation Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Author
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SCCM Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Security Tester
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) RESTful
2 8 (38.10%) Taurus
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 1 (4.76%) .NET
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) Lucene
5 1 (4.76%) React
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) BYOD
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.76%) Raspberry Pi
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Kali Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) Digital Marketing
1 18 (85.71%) Programme Management
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Integration Testing
3 8 (38.10%) OO
3 8 (38.10%) OOP
3 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Scrum
3 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
4 7 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 7 (33.33%) SDET
4 7 (33.33%) Validation
5 3 (14.29%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
6 2 (9.52%) Service Design
7 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) SAP
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft