Period
to 26 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 26 May 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 > South East
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 197 224
Rank change year-on-year -52 +27 -4
Contract jobs citing Electronics 130 163 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.77% 1.05% 0.97%
As % of the General category 2.37% 3.00% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 103 104
South East median daily rate £440 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £262 £193 £228
90th Percentile £544 £550 £538
England median daily rate £494 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +16.18% +11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 42
South East median hourly rate £42.25 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.83% -14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £36.13 £16.22 £22.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £77.50 £49.88
England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -2.60% +2.67%

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,479 5,429 6,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.54% 35.13% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,009 2,987 3,374
South East median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £226
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 222 236
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -3.85% +23.81%
10th Percentile £13.19 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.60 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +7.10% -7.41% +20.00%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Electronics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in the South East

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in the South East

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in the South East over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronics in the South East

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in the South East

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in the South East over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Electronics in the South East

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
Thames Valley -35 49 £450 +5.88% 55
Surrey -34 32 £450 +28.57% 21
Berkshire -5 30 £450 +12.50% 26
Kent +25 16 £325 -36.27% 15
Hampshire -27 16 £406 -13.56% 37
Buckinghamshire -32 14 £425 - 16
East Sussex - 7 £118 - 11
West Sussex +1 6 £475 -17.39% 10
Oxfordshire -1 5 £345 -37.27% 13
Home Counties +10 1 £275 +22.22%
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 41 (31.54%) Software Engineering
2 34 (26.15%) Marketing
3 33 (25.38%) Manufacturing
4 31 (23.85%) Finance
4 31 (23.85%) Telecoms
5 28 (21.54%) C
6 24 (18.46%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (17.69%) Java
7 23 (17.69%) Programme Management
7 23 (17.69%) Degree
8 22 (16.92%) SAP
9 21 (16.15%) Algorithms
10 20 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (15.38%) Mathematics
10 20 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
11 19 (14.62%) C++
12 18 (13.85%) XML
13 17 (13.08%) Swing
13 17 (13.08%) JUnit
14 16 (12.31%) JavaFX
14 16 (12.31%) Java 8
15 15 (11.54%) MATLAB
16 13 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 13 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (9.23%) Automotive
17 12 (9.23%) Embedded C
17 12 (9.23%) SDLC
18 11 (8.46%) Linux
18 11 (8.46%) Simulink
19 10 (7.69%) Test Automation

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (2.31%) Mule
2 2 (1.54%) SAS
3 1 (0.77%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Simulink
2 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.85%) OrCAD
4 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.54%) SPSS
6 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.77%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.77%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.77%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.77%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.62%) Bluetooth
2 4 (3.08%) Ethernet
2 4 (3.08%) Wireless
3 3 (2.31%) IGMP
3 3 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.54%) 4G
4 2 (1.54%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.77%) AMQP
5 1 (0.77%) BGP
5 1 (0.77%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.77%) FCAPS
5 1 (0.77%) HSRP
5 1 (0.77%) IPsec
5 1 (0.77%) LTE
5 1 (0.77%) MPLS
5 1 (0.77%) OSPF
5 1 (0.77%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.77%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.77%) VRRP
5 1 (0.77%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.54%) Data Mining
1 2 (1.54%) SAS EBI
2 1 (0.77%) Big Data
2 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.77%) MySQL
2 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (13.08%) JUnit
2 6 (4.62%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (3.08%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (3.08%) Subversion
3 4 (3.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.31%) JIRA
5 2 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.54%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.77%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.77%) Babel
6 1 (0.77%) GDB
6 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (26.15%) Marketing
2 33 (25.38%) Manufacturing
3 31 (23.85%) Finance
3 31 (23.85%) Telecoms
4 12 (9.23%) Automotive
5 8 (6.15%) Military
6 5 (3.85%) Advertising
7 3 (2.31%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.54%) Retail
9 1 (0.77%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 28 (21.54%) Developer
2 22 (16.92%) Systems Engineer
3 20 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 20 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 14 (10.77%) Embedded Engineer
5 13 (10.00%) Java Swing Developer
6 10 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
6 10 (7.69%) XML Developer
7 9 (6.92%) Hardware Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Design Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) Electronics Design Engineer
11 4 (3.08%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Analyst
11 4 (3.08%) Consultant
11 4 (3.08%) Core Java Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Desktop Support
11 4 (3.08%) Mechanical Engineer
11 4 (3.08%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.85%) XML
2 17 (13.08%) Swing
3 16 (12.31%) JavaFX
4 7 (5.38%) .NET
5 5 (3.85%) REST
6 4 (3.08%) CSS
6 4 (3.08%) HTML
7 3 (2.31%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.31%) Apache Camel
7 3 (2.31%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.31%) Java EE
7 3 (2.31%) OpenGL
7 3 (2.31%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (2.31%) SOAP
7 3 (2.31%) Spring
7 3 (2.31%) Spring MVC
7 3 (2.31%) Web Services
8 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.54%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.15%) Algorithms
2 13 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 8 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (3.85%) Infotainment
6 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.08%) VHDL
7 3 (2.31%) CCTV
7 3 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.31%) NHS
7 3 (2.31%) Social Media
8 2 (1.54%) Arduino
8 2 (1.54%) CPLD
8 2 (1.54%) FMCG
8 2 (1.54%) PKI
8 2 (1.54%) Raspberry Pi
8 2 (1.54%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (1.54%) RIA
8 2 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.46%) Linux
2 9 (6.92%) Windows
3 6 (4.62%) Unix
4 4 (3.08%) FreeRTOS
4 4 (3.08%) VxWorks
5 3 (2.31%) Android
6 2 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.54%) Software Engineering
2 24 (18.46%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (17.69%) Programme Management
4 20 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 20 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 13 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (9.23%) SDLC
7 10 (7.69%) Schematic Capture
7 10 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 9 (6.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (6.92%) Supplier Management
8 9 (6.92%) UML
8 9 (6.92%) V-Model
9 8 (6.15%) SysML
9 8 (6.15%) Validation
10 6 (4.62%) Embedded Software Development
10 6 (4.62%) Physics
11 5 (3.85%) MVC
12 4 (3.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.54%) C
2 23 (17.69%) Java
3 19 (14.62%) C++
4 16 (12.31%) Java 8
5 15 (11.54%) MATLAB
6 12 (9.23%) Embedded C
7 7 (5.38%) SQL
8 5 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.85%) Python
9 4 (3.08%) C#
10 3 (2.31%) Embedded C++
10 3 (2.31%) PHP
11 2 (1.54%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.54%) R
12 1 (0.77%) C++/CLI
12 1 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (17.69%) Degree
2 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.08%) Master's Degree
5 3 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.31%) HNC
5 3 (2.31%) HND
6 2 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.54%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.77%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) QA
2 4 (3.08%) DO-178B
2 4 (3.08%) SLA
3 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 3 (2.31%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.54%) PMO
5 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (6.92%) Firmware
2 1 (0.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 22 (16.92%) SAP
2 7 (5.38%) Adobe
3 5 (3.85%) HP
4 4 (3.08%) Oracle
5 3 (2.31%) IBM
5 3 (2.31%) QNX
6 2 (1.54%) Cisco
6 2 (1.54%) EMC
6 2 (1.54%) Freescale
6 2 (1.54%) Huawei
6 2 (1.54%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.54%) Renesas
7 1 (0.77%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.77%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.77%) hybris
7 1 (0.77%) Infoblox
7 1 (0.77%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.77%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.77%) Software AG
7 1 (0.77%) Xilinx