Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 180 201
Rank change year-on-year +23 +21 -12
Contract jobs citing Electronics 39 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.72% 0.51% 0.39%
As % of the General category 2.43% 1.68% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 27
North West median daily rate £550 £525 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +59.09% +11.86%
10th Percentile £113 £409 £221
90th Percentile £625 £600 £475
England median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
North West median hourly rate £25.61 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.84% -8.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £11.12 £12.75 £35.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £57.50 £45.00
England median hourly rate £41.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.33% -8.75% +14.29%

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 1,604 1,785 2,839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.81% 30.13% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,005 1,105 1,784
North West median daily rate £401 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.25% -3.03% +9.27%
10th Percentile £257 £244 £256
90th Percentile £610 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 93 128
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £22.90 £26.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.24% -13.31% +27.30%
10th Percentile £12.34 £11.33 £12.35
90th Percentile £55.33 £50.00 £49.65
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +15.69%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +19 36 £550 +4.76% 28
Cheshire - 2 - - 6
Merseyside +12 1 £465 +13.41% 2
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 32 (82.05%) Telecoms
2 30 (76.92%) Manufacturing
3 29 (74.36%) SAP
4 28 (71.79%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (71.79%) Finance
4 28 (71.79%) Programme Management
4 28 (71.79%) Marketing
4 28 (71.79%) Digital Marketing
5 22 (56.41%) Big Data
6 20 (51.28%) Python
7 16 (41.03%) Test Automation
8 15 (38.46%) Apache Spark
9 14 (35.90%) Machine Learning
9 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (33.33%) Linux
11 12 (30.77%) Ansible
12 11 (28.21%) DevOps
13 10 (25.64%) Docker
13 10 (25.64%) Kubernetes
13 10 (25.64%) TeamCity
13 10 (25.64%) JIRA
14 9 (23.08%) Hadoop
14 9 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (23.08%) Java
14 9 (23.08%) Google
15 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (20.51%) Open Source
15 8 (20.51%) Data Science
16 7 (17.95%) Puppet

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 (38.46%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) Big Data
2 9 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 4 (10.26%) OLAP
4 1 (2.56%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (2.56%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) JIRA
1 10 (25.64%) TeamCity
2 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) GitLab
2 5 (12.82%) PyCharm
3 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.69%) LabVIEW
5 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.13%) Selenium
General
1 32 (82.05%) Telecoms
2 30 (76.92%) Manufacturing
3 28 (71.79%) Finance
3 28 (71.79%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Electronics Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Scala Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Build Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Data Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) IT Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) PC Build Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) PC Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Hadoop Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) PySpark
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) Akka
3 1 (2.56%) Ajax
3 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.13%) Home Automation
3 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Smart Home
4 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.56%) Fintech
4 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Business Intelligence
1 28 (71.79%) Digital Marketing
1 28 (71.79%) Programme Management
2 16 (41.03%) Test Automation
3 14 (35.90%) Machine Learning
4 13 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (28.21%) DevOps
6 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.51%) Data Science
6 8 (20.51%) Open Source
7 6 (15.38%) BDD
7 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 6 (15.38%) TDD
8 5 (12.82%) ETL
9 4 (10.26%) Break/Fix
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.26%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Scrum
10 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Python
2 9 (23.08%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) C
3 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.26%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.13%) C#
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) AAT
1 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 4 (10.26%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) Ansible
2 10 (25.64%) Kubernetes
3 7 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (17.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) SAP
2 9 (23.08%) Google
3 5 (12.82%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Minitab