Period
to 15 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 88 91
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 -1
Contract jobs citing Electronics 11 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.70% 0.31% 0.40%
As % of the General category 2.17% 0.89% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Reading median daily rate £145 £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.38% -22.62% -6.67%
10th Percentile £140 £179 £258
90th Percentile £515 £383 £528
Berkshire median daily rate £148 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -68.95% +18.75% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.20 £14.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -8.97% -67.78% +20.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 508 451 579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.42% 35.15% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 240 248
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £142 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 14
Reading median hourly rate £47.50 £12.50 £21.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +280.00% -40.97% -21.57%
10th Percentile £23.45 £10.65 £13.83
90th Percentile £67.35 £17.40 £35.30
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +47.22% -2.70% -7.50%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Electronics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in Reading

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Electronics in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in Reading

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in Reading over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronics in Reading

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (72.73%) Manufacturing
2 8 (72.73%) Programme Management
2 8 (72.73%) SAP
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Marketing
2 8 (72.73%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (54.55%) Line Management
3 6 (54.55%) Service Management
4 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
4 5 (45.45%) MCDST
4 5 (45.45%) NHS
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Software Asset Management
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
6 2 (18.18%) Subversion
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) Release Management
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
7 1 (9.09%) FMEA
7 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (9.09%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) GPRS
1 1 (9.09%) GSM
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) NFC
1 1 (9.09%) RFID
1 1 (9.09%) RS-232
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
1 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) LabVIEW
2 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Manufacturing
2 8 (72.73%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (72.73%) Programme Management
2 6 (54.55%) Line Management
2 6 (54.55%) Service Management
3 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
3 5 (45.45%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Statistics
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Assembly Language
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCDST
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 26262
1 1 (9.09%) MISRA
1 1 (9.09%) MISRA C
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) SAP
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) BMC
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy