Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Electronics
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 226 246
Rank change year-on-year +24 +20 -25
Contract jobs citing Electronics 180 158 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.07% 0.95% 0.80%
As % of the General category 3.04% 2.87% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 98 97
South East median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £243 £279 £235
90th Percentile £544 £508 £507
England median daily rate £475 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +15.85% +9.33% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 30
South East median hourly rate £40.65 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £12.25 £16.25 £12.79
90th Percentile £77.50 £53.75 £46.38
England median hourly rate £41.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.80% +5.33% +4.17%

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 5925 5500 6855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.21% 33.04% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3248 3102 3834
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £220 £230
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 237 213
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +32.35%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.65 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.88 £48.65
England median hourly rate £25.50 £24.50 £24.93
% change year-on-year +4.08% -1.71% +13.30%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -26 71 £469 +17.04% 19
Surrey +25 49 £450 +55.17% 11
Buckinghamshire -8 36 £455 +6.43% 7
Berkshire -26 31 £475 +26.67% 4
Hampshire +11 24 £425 -2.86% 10
Oxfordshire +10 4 - - 8
East Sussex 0 3 £245 -38.75% 1
Middlesex +4 2 - - 1
Kent -7 2 - - 2
West Sussex -9 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 107 (59.44%) Marketing
2 104 (57.78%) Telecoms
3 99 (55.00%) Digital Marketing
4 96 (53.33%) Manufacturing
5 93 (51.67%) Finance
6 90 (50.00%) Programme Management
7 89 (49.44%) SAP
7 89 (49.44%) Business Intelligence
8 47 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (14.44%) XML
9 26 (14.44%) Maven
10 25 (13.89%) XSLT
10 25 (13.89%) XPath
10 25 (13.89%) JSON
10 25 (13.89%) API Design
10 25 (13.89%) Swagger
10 25 (13.89%) JSON Schema
10 25 (13.89%) WireMock
10 25 (13.89%) Greenfield Project
11 21 (11.67%) Degree
12 20 (11.11%) C
12 20 (11.11%) C++
13 18 (10.00%) Project Management
13 18 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
13 18 (10.00%) Security Cleared
14 17 (9.44%) SC Cleared
15 16 (8.89%) Java
16 15 (8.33%) Windows
17 14 (7.78%) SQL
18 11 (6.11%) Python

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 5 (2.78%) Mule
2 4 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.11%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.11%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
4 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.11%) GNU Octave
5 2 (1.11%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.56%) Maya
6 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.56%) Simulink
6 1 (0.56%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.67%) Lawson
3 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.11%) Office 365
2 2 (1.11%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.56%) IaaS
3 1 (0.56%) npm
3 1 (0.56%) Slack
3 1 (0.56%) Trello
3 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (1.67%) Bluetooth
2 3 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.11%) DNS
3 2 (1.11%) IPsec
3 2 (1.11%) Skype
3 2 (1.11%) VPN
4 1 (0.56%) 4G
4 1 (0.56%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.56%) FCAPS
4 1 (0.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) HSRP
4 1 (0.56%) LTE
4 1 (0.56%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.56%) RS-232
4 1 (0.56%) RS-485
4 1 (0.56%) Softphone
4 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.56%) Wireless
4 1 (0.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.11%) Apache Hive
2 2 (1.11%) Big Data
2 2 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.11%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (1.11%) Impala
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.56%) DataStage
3 1 (0.56%) DB2
3 1 (0.56%) Informix
3 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.56%) MySQL
3 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (14.44%) Maven
2 6 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 6 (3.33%) JIRA
3 5 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (1.67%) Subversion
5 2 (1.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.11%) JUnit
5 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.56%) Babel
6 1 (0.56%) git-flow
6 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.56%) VectorCAST
General
1 107 (59.44%) Marketing
2 104 (57.78%) Telecoms
3 96 (53.33%) Manufacturing
4 93 (51.67%) Finance
5 7 (3.89%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.78%) Automotive
6 5 (2.78%) Retail
7 4 (2.22%) Games
8 3 (1.67%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.11%) Billing
10 1 (0.56%) Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Legal
10 1 (0.56%) Military
10 1 (0.56%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (15.56%) Consultant
2 25 (13.89%) XML Consultant
2 25 (13.89%) XML Specialist
3 19 (10.56%) Developer
4 14 (7.78%) Analyst
5 8 (4.44%) Java Developer
6 7 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (3.89%) Tester
7 6 (3.33%) Campaign Manager
7 6 (3.33%) Designer
7 6 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (3.33%) Integration Developer
8 5 (2.78%) Architect
8 5 (2.78%) Business Analyst
8 5 (2.78%) Electronics Engineer
8 5 (2.78%) Embedded Engineer
8 5 (2.78%) Handset Tester
8 5 (2.78%) IT Manager
8 5 (2.78%) Mobile Tester
8 5 (2.78%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.44%) XML
2 25 (13.89%) JSON
2 25 (13.89%) JSON Schema
2 25 (13.89%) Swagger
2 25 (13.89%) WireMock
2 25 (13.89%) XSLT
3 7 (3.89%) SOAP
4 6 (3.33%) Apache Camel
4 6 (3.33%) OpenGL
4 6 (3.33%) REST
5 5 (2.78%) Java EE
5 5 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (2.78%) Spring
5 5 (2.78%) Spring MVC
6 4 (2.22%) Web Services
7 3 (1.67%) OpenGL ES
8 2 (1.11%) Apache Axis
8 2 (1.11%) Node.js
8 2 (1.11%) Pandas
8 2 (1.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.89%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.44%) NHS
4 6 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.33%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.78%) CCTV
5 5 (2.78%) Handset
5 5 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.67%) Animation
7 3 (1.67%) Social Media
7 3 (1.67%) User Experience
7 3 (1.67%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.11%) CESG
8 2 (1.11%) Infotainment
9 1 (0.56%) ASIC Verification
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.33%) Windows
2 10 (5.56%) Linux
3 4 (2.22%) Android
4 3 (1.67%) Unix
4 3 (1.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.56%) AIX
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) Debian
6 1 (0.56%) Fedora
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (55.00%) Digital Marketing
2 90 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 89 (49.44%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (13.89%) API Design
6 18 (10.00%) Project Management
7 10 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 10 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (5.00%) Scrum
8 9 (5.00%) Workflow
9 8 (4.44%) Multithreading
9 8 (4.44%) Physics
9 8 (4.44%) Risk Management
10 7 (3.89%) Campaign Analysis
10 7 (3.89%) Campaign Management
10 7 (3.89%) E-Commerce
10 7 (3.89%) Embedded Software Development
10 7 (3.89%) ERP
10 7 (3.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.89%) XPath
2 20 (11.11%) C
2 20 (11.11%) C++
3 16 (8.89%) Java
4 14 (7.78%) SQL
5 11 (6.11%) Python
6 4 (2.22%) Embedded C
7 3 (1.67%) Assembly Language
7 3 (1.67%) C#
7 3 (1.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.11%) GLSL
8 2 (1.11%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.11%) R
9 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.56%) Go
9 1 (0.56%) Groovy
9 1 (0.56%) Perl
9 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (11.67%) Degree
2 18 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (9.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.22%) CISM
4 4 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.11%) HNC
5 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.56%) ACCA
6 1 (0.56%) CCNA
6 1 (0.56%) CCNP
6 1 (0.56%) CIMA
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.56%) HND
6 1 (0.56%) PhD
6 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.56%) PMP
6 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.22%) QA
2 4 (2.22%) SLA
3 3 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.67%) MISRA
4 2 (1.11%) IEC 62304
4 2 (1.11%) MISRA C
4 2 (1.11%) PMO
5 1 (0.56%) GDPR
5 1 (0.56%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.56%) IFRS
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.56%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) Firmware
2 2 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) Docker
3 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Ansible
1 1 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.56%) Oozie
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
1 1 (0.56%) Salt
1 1 (0.56%) SCCM
1 1 (0.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 89 (49.44%) SAP
2 10 (5.56%) Adobe
3 4 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.67%) Cisco
4 3 (1.67%) HP
4 3 (1.67%) IBM
4 3 (1.67%) Oracle
4 3 (1.67%) Remedy
4 3 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.67%) Workday
5 2 (1.11%) Birst
5 2 (1.11%) EMC
5 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.11%) Software AG
5 2 (1.11%) VMware
5 2 (1.11%) webMethods
6 1 (0.56%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.56%) Agilent
6 1 (0.56%) Infoblox
6 1 (0.56%) Meraki