Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 178 206
Rank change year-on-year +2 +28 -15
Contract jobs citing Electronics 44 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.76% 0.53% 0.47%
As % of the General category 2.57% 1.63% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 35
North West median daily rate £550 £550 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +59.42% +6.15%
10th Percentile £314 £375 £199
90th Percentile £630 £653 £470
England median daily rate £488 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +14.71% +11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
North West median hourly rate £34.50 £48.75 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.23% +18.18% -
10th Percentile £15.55 £12.75 £36.88
90th Percentile £48.93 £57.50 £46.63
England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +13.33% -4.46% +4.67%

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 1,709 1,777 2,545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.36% 32.65% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,034 1,036 1,576
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £256 £225 £255
90th Percentile £579 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 107 97
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £26.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.73% -2.44% -
10th Percentile £12.31 £11.33 £13.25
90th Percentile £43.20 £52.70 £47.66
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year +7.10% -6.99% +19.46%

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 24 May 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
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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 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
Manchester -6 37 £550 - 30
Merseyside +17 4 £500 -3.38% 2
Cumbria - 2 - -
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 37 (84.09%) Telecoms
2 36 (81.82%) Manufacturing
3 35 (79.55%) Programme Management
3 35 (79.55%) Finance
4 34 (77.27%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (77.27%) SAP
4 34 (77.27%) Marketing
4 34 (77.27%) Digital Marketing
5 23 (52.27%) Big Data
6 22 (50.00%) Machine Learning
6 22 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (50.00%) Python
7 20 (45.45%) Test Automation
8 18 (40.91%) Kubernetes
9 17 (38.64%) Linux
10 15 (34.09%) Ansible
11 14 (31.82%) DevOps
12 12 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (25.00%) Puppet
13 11 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
14 10 (22.73%) JIRA
14 10 (22.73%) Docker
14 10 (22.73%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (22.73%) TeamCity
15 9 (20.45%) Atlassian
15 9 (20.45%) GitLab
15 9 (20.45%) Go
15 9 (20.45%) QA
15 9 (20.45%) Google

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 8 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) WinCC
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) DAB
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (52.27%) Big Data
2 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.27%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (2.27%) HDInsight
3 1 (2.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) JIRA
1 10 (22.73%) TeamCity
2 9 (20.45%) GitLab
2 9 (20.45%) PyCharm
3 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.55%) LabVIEW
4 2 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 37 (84.09%) Telecoms
2 36 (81.82%) Manufacturing
3 35 (79.55%) Finance
4 34 (77.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Software Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) AWS Software Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Build Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Electronics Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) IT Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) PC Build Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) PC Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
9 2 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) CSS
1 6 (13.64%) HTML
2 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 4 (9.09%) React
3 3 (6.82%) JSON
4 1 (2.27%) .NET
4 1 (2.27%) PySpark
4 1 (2.27%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.45%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.82%) Raspberry Pi
3 3 (6.82%) User Experience
4 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.27%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (79.55%) Programme Management
2 34 (77.27%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (77.27%) Digital Marketing
3 22 (50.00%) Machine Learning
4 20 (45.45%) Test Automation
5 14 (31.82%) DevOps
6 12 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (20.45%) Data Science
9 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (18.18%) Open Source
9 8 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (11.36%) BDD
10 5 (11.36%) Front End Development
10 5 (11.36%) TDD
11 4 (9.09%) SDLC
12 3 (6.82%) Analytics
12 3 (6.82%) Break/Fix
12 3 (6.82%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (20.45%) Go
3 7 (15.91%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) PHP
5 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.55%) C
5 2 (4.55%) C#
5 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) QA
2 8 (18.18%) GCP
3 1 (2.27%) GDPR
3 1 (2.27%) IEC 61131
3 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (40.91%) Kubernetes
2 15 (34.09%) Ansible
3 11 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (77.27%) SAP
2 9 (20.45%) Atlassian
2 9 (20.45%) Google
3 1 (2.27%) Rockwell
3 1 (2.27%) Siemens