Period
to 24 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 24 January 2021 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 - 40
Rank change year-on-year - +40 +26
Contract jobs citing Electronics 2 0 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.53% - 1.70%
As % of the General category 3.39% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £334 - £475
10th Percentile £160 - £438
90th Percentile £500 - £603
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.11% - +11.11%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 59 125 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 45.04% 38.94% 50.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 89 103
Median daily rate £430 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +3.36% -8.94%
10th Percentile £226 £162 £274
90th Percentile £484 £578 £460
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 23
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.67 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.42% +4.47% -6.25%
10th Percentile £10.00 £13.06 £9.34
90th Percentile £19.48 £20.38 £41.90
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.04
% change year-on-year +25.00% -0.19% -3.52%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in Northern Ireland

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Electronics in Northern Ireland.

Daily rate trend for Electronics in Northern Ireland

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Electronics in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Electronics in Northern Ireland

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Electronics in Northern Ireland.

Hourly rate trend for Electronics in Northern Ireland

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 24 January 2021. 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
County Antrim - 2 £334 - 4
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP