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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 191 182
Rank change year-on-year +38 -9  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 98 80 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.26% 0.89% 0.93%
As % of the General category 3.51% 2.81% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 44 35
Median daily rate £475 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.63% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £623 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +24.18% +2.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £16.88 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2792 2842 3252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 35.94% 31.50% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1547 1613 1748
Median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 100 94
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.35 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.51% +11.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £47.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Buckinghamshire -2 30 £450 +14.64% 12
Hampshire +20 23 £450 +7.46% 11
Surrey +9 15 £320 +14.28% 13
Berkshire +9 11 £450 +18.03% 17
Oxfordshire -8 2 £550 - 2
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 106 (57.92%) Telecoms
2 102 (55.74%) Marketing
3 96 (52.46%) Digital Marketing
4 94 (51.37%) Manufacturing
4 94 (51.37%) Finance
5 93 (50.82%) Business Intelligence
6 92 (50.27%) SAP
6 92 (50.27%) Programme Management
6 92 (50.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 36 (19.67%) Security Cleared
8 33 (18.03%) SC Cleared
9 28 (15.30%) C++
9 28 (15.30%) Linux
10 27 (14.75%) Windows
11 26 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (10.38%) Degree
13 18 (9.84%) C
14 17 (9.29%) XML
14 17 (9.29%) Microsoft
15 16 (8.74%) Project Management
15 16 (8.74%) DevOps
16 15 (8.20%) API Design
16 15 (8.20%) Swagger
16 15 (8.20%) JSON Schema
16 15 (8.20%) WireMock
16 15 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
16 15 (8.20%) XSLT
16 15 (8.20%) XPath
16 15 (8.20%) JSON
16 15 (8.20%) Maven

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 13 (7.10%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.19%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.19%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.64%) CMS
3 3 (1.64%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.09%) Apache
4 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.09%) IIS
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.55%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.55%) CICS
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.55%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (5.46%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.64%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.55%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.55%) CATIA
4 1 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.55%) Solid Edge
4 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 92 (50.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.55%) SAP cProjects
2 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.55%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.55%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.46%) Office 365
2 4 (2.19%) Yammer
3 3 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.09%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.55%) IaaS
5 1 (0.55%) PaaS
5 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.37%) Bluetooth
2 7 (3.83%) NFC
2 7 (3.83%) WLAN
3 5 (2.73%) Firewall
3 5 (2.73%) Skype
3 5 (2.73%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.73%) Wireless
4 3 (1.64%) 2G
4 3 (1.64%) 3G
4 3 (1.64%) 5G
4 3 (1.64%) NAS
4 3 (1.64%) Network Security
4 3 (1.64%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (1.09%) Internet
5 2 (1.09%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.09%) LTE
5 2 (1.09%) SAN
5 2 (1.09%) SSL
5 2 (1.09%) VPN
5 2 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.19%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.19%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (1.64%) Electronic Patient Records
4 3 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.09%) DB2
5 2 (1.09%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.09%) MySQL
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.55%) Big Data
6 1 (0.55%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (8.20%) Maven
2 11 (6.01%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.73%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (2.73%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (2.19%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.19%) Subversion
5 3 (1.64%) JUnit
6 2 (1.09%) Ant
6 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.09%) JIRA
6 2 (1.09%) NuGet
6 2 (1.09%) Selenium
6 2 (1.09%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.09%) Toad
7 1 (0.55%) Moq
7 1 (0.55%) MSTest
7 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.55%) TestNG
7 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 106 (57.92%) Telecoms
2 102 (55.74%) Marketing
3 94 (51.37%) Finance
3 94 (51.37%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.28%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.19%) Retail
6 3 (1.64%) Automotive
6 3 (1.64%) Military
7 2 (1.09%) Publishing
8 1 (0.55%) Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Games
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (10.38%) Electronics Engineer
2 17 (9.29%) Consultant
2 17 (9.29%) Developer
3 15 (8.20%) XML Consultant
3 15 (8.20%) XML Specialist
4 13 (7.10%) Architect
4 13 (7.10%) Test Engineer
5 9 (4.92%) Trainer
6 8 (4.37%) Software Engineer
6 8 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (3.83%) Administrator
7 7 (3.83%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (3.83%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.28%) Analyst
8 6 (3.28%) Electronics Test Engineer
8 6 (3.28%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (2.73%) Change Manager
9 5 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (2.73%) IT Trainer
9 5 (2.73%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.29%) XML
2 15 (8.20%) JSON
2 15 (8.20%) JSON Schema
2 15 (8.20%) Swagger
2 15 (8.20%) WireMock
2 15 (8.20%) XSLT
3 5 (2.73%) .NET
4 4 (2.19%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.19%) HTML
4 4 (2.19%) Middleware
4 4 (2.19%) WCF
4 4 (2.19%) Web Services
5 3 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.09%) CSS
6 2 (1.09%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.09%) J2SE
6 2 (1.09%) Java RMI
6 2 (1.09%) LAMP
6 2 (1.09%) OpenGL
6 2 (1.09%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (4.92%) NHS
3 8 (4.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (3.28%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.73%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.19%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.64%) CCTV
7 3 (1.64%) CESG
7 3 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.64%) Social Media
7 3 (1.64%) User Experience
7 3 (1.64%) VHDL
8 2 (1.09%) Verilog
9 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.55%) Handset
9 1 (0.55%) LIMS
9 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.30%) Linux
2 27 (14.75%) Windows
3 11 (6.01%) Android
4 6 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.73%) Unix
6 4 (2.19%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.09%) CentOS
9 1 (0.55%) Solaris
9 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (52.46%) Digital Marketing
2 93 (50.82%) Business Intelligence
3 92 (50.27%) Programme Management
4 26 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (8.74%) DevOps
5 16 (8.74%) Project Management
6 15 (8.20%) API Design
7 13 (7.10%) OO
7 13 (7.10%) Software Engineering
8 10 (5.46%) Change Management
9 8 (4.37%) Coaching
9 8 (4.37%) ITIL
9 8 (4.37%) Multithreading
10 7 (3.83%) CRM
10 7 (3.83%) Physics
11 6 (3.28%) Embedded Software Development
11 6 (3.28%) Machine Learning
11 6 (3.28%) Prototyping
12 5 (2.73%) Requirements Engineering
12 5 (2.73%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.30%) C++
2 18 (9.84%) C
3 15 (8.20%) XPath
4 12 (6.56%) Java
4 12 (6.56%) SQL
5 10 (5.46%) Python
6 7 (3.83%) Embedded C
7 5 (2.73%) C#
7 5 (2.73%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.19%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.64%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.64%) Perl
9 3 (1.64%) PHP
9 3 (1.64%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.64%) VB
10 2 (1.09%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.09%) F#
10 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.09%) Tcl
10 2 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (19.67%) Security Cleared
2 33 (18.03%) SC Cleared
3 19 (10.38%) Degree
4 8 (4.37%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.09%) CFA
6 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.55%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.55%) CISM
6 1 (0.55%) HND
6 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.55%) PMP
6 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.83%) QA
2 5 (2.73%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.64%) HL7
4 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.55%) ECSS
4 1 (0.55%) EFQM
4 1 (0.55%) GDPR
4 1 (0.55%) PMO
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.28%) Firmware
4 3 (1.64%) Docker
4 3 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.64%) vCloud
4 3 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.64%) vSphere
5 2 (1.09%) NFS
5 2 (1.09%) Samba
5 2 (1.09%) Squid
5 2 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.09%) XenServer
6 1 (0.55%) HDFS
6 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.55%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) Ansible
2 3 (1.64%) Puppet
2 3 (1.64%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.09%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.09%) Nagios
4 1 (0.55%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.55%) SCCM
4 1 (0.55%) SCOM
4 1 (0.55%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.55%) vRealize
4 1 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (50.27%) SAP
2 17 (9.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.65%) VMware
4 12 (6.56%) Oracle
5 11 (6.01%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.83%) EMC
7 5 (2.73%) Citrix
8 4 (2.19%) Cisco
8 4 (2.19%) HP
8 4 (2.19%) Software AG
9 3 (1.64%) Adobe
9 3 (1.64%) Atmel
9 3 (1.64%) Cadence
9 3 (1.64%) Remedy
10 2 (1.09%) Avaya
10 2 (1.09%) Facebook
10 2 (1.09%) Twitter
10 2 (1.09%) Veritas
10 2 (1.09%) webMethods
11 1 (0.55%) IBM
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