Period
to 3 December 2020

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 3 December 2020 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
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 179 200
Rank change year-on-year +74 +21 -31
Contract jobs citing Electronics 19 17 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.84% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the General category 2.61% 1.09% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 19
Median daily rate £475 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% -10.53%
10th Percentile £312 £381 £400
90th Percentile £600 £650 £595
England median daily rate £525 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £51.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +20.59% +13.33%
10th Percentile £37.50 £47.88 £41.25
90th Percentile £42.50 £53.63 £43.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00

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 729 1,562 1,890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.29% 29.15% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 946 1,116
Median daily rate £425 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.59% +1.81%
10th Percentile £176 £220 £263
90th Percentile £583 £600 £580
England median daily rate £500 £495 £488
% change year-on-year +1.01% +1.54% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 96 156
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -6.17% -5.81%
10th Percentile £14.57 £12.75 £11.94
90th Percentile £56.25 £42.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate £30.43 £22.00 £21.69
% change year-on-year +38.30% +1.44% -3.61%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Electronics as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Electronics in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Electronics in the North West

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Electronics in the North West over the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Electronics in the North West

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Electronics in the North West.

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 3 December 2020. 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 +60 13 £525 +23.53% 8
Merseyside +32 2 £675 +35.00% 2
Cheshire +27 1 £575 +4.55% 5
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2020, 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 16 (84.21%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (78.95%) Telecoms
2 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 15 (78.95%) Manufacturing
2 15 (78.95%) SAP
2 15 (78.95%) Programme Management
2 15 (78.95%) Marketing
2 15 (78.95%) Digital Marketing
2 15 (78.95%) Public Sector
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) Azure
4 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
4 4 (21.05%) Node.js
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Middleware
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) Wireless
5 3 (15.79%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) Prototyping
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) User Experience
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (10.53%) WSO2
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (10.53%) Power Platform
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Fuse
6 2 (10.53%) 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 2 (10.53%) Mule
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Fuse
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Power Platform
3 1 (5.26%) npm
3 1 (5.26%) PowerApps
3 1 (5.26%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Wireless
2 2 (10.53%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.26%) Power BI
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
1 15 (78.95%) Manufacturing
1 15 (78.95%) Marketing
1 15 (78.95%) Public Sector
1 15 (78.95%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Integration Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Bluetooth Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.26%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Power BI Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Integration Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
1 4 (21.05%) Node.js
2 3 (15.79%) JSON
3 2 (10.53%) RESTful
3 2 (10.53%) SOAP
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) XSLT
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) Kafka
4 1 (5.26%) React
4 1 (5.26%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (78.95%) Digital Marketing
2 15 (78.95%) Programme Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Prototyping
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (10.53%) Service Design
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) API Design
6 1 (5.26%) Business Case
6 1 (5.26%) Data Science
6 1 (5.26%) Decision-Making
6 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Thinking
6 1 (5.26%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) XPath
4 1 (5.26%) ES6
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Scala
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) WSO2
4 1 (5.26%) Databricks
4 1 (5.26%) Sparx