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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronics
England / North West
Rank 115 135 131
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 16 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.60% 0.59%
As % of the General category 1.88% 1.81% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 20
Median daily rate £525 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.09% +1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £209 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +10.34% -0.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -18.75% +12.67%  

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 850 1271 1292
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.68% 33.12% 36.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 782 674
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 53 65
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.09% +25.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.85 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 +11 11 £550 +66.66% 13
Lancashire - 4 £480 - 2
Merseyside +2 1 £410 +35.53% 1
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 26 (74.29%) SAP
1 26 (74.29%) Business Intelligence
1 26 (74.29%) Telecoms
1 26 (74.29%) Finance
1 26 (74.29%) Manufacturing
1 26 (74.29%) Programme Management
1 26 (74.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 26 (74.29%) Marketing
1 26 (74.29%) Digital Marketing
2 13 (37.14%) Java
3 12 (34.29%) Open Source
3 12 (34.29%) Hadoop
3 12 (34.29%) Apache Spark
4 11 (31.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (31.43%) Python
5 10 (28.57%) C
5 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (28.57%) Big Data
6 9 (25.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (25.71%) Google
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (25.71%) SQL
7 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
7 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
8 6 (17.14%) BDD
9 5 (14.29%) TDD
9 5 (14.29%) C#
9 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
10 4 (11.43%) DevOps

Electronics
Top Related 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 12 (34.29%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (74.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (11.43%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (2.86%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (25.71%) Google Cloud Platform
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) Hadoop
2 10 (28.57%) Big Data
3 3 (8.57%) Firebird
4 2 (5.71%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (5.71%) HDInsight
4 2 (5.71%) Spark SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.86%) Impala
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) PEAR
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (74.29%) Finance
1 26 (74.29%) Manufacturing
1 26 (74.29%) Marketing
1 26 (74.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Big Data Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Hadoop Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) Report Writer
5 2 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Big Data Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Data Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support
5 2 (5.71%) Java Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Operational Security Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Payroll Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Perl Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 3 (8.57%) Apache Camel
2 3 (8.57%) SOAP
2 3 (8.57%) Spring
2 3 (8.57%) WSDL
2 3 (8.57%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.71%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Business Intelligence
1 26 (74.29%) Digital Marketing
1 26 (74.29%) Programme Management
2 12 (34.29%) Open Source
3 11 (31.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.14%) BDD
6 5 (14.29%) TDD
7 4 (11.43%) DevOps
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (8.57%) Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (8.57%) SDLC
8 3 (8.57%) Security Operations
8 3 (8.57%) Software Architecture
8 3 (8.57%) Time Management
8 3 (8.57%) UML
8 3 (8.57%) Workflow
9 2 (5.71%) ITIL
9 2 (5.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) Python
3 10 (28.57%) C
4 9 (25.71%) SQL
5 5 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) F#
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) GDPR
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Veritas File System
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) SAP
2 9 (25.71%) Google
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) Perforce
5 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.86%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) Snow
6 1 (2.86%) Veritas
6 1 (2.86%) VMware
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