Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 214 218
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4 +20
Contract jobs citing Electronics 138 147 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.83% 0.96% 0.92%
As % of the General category 2.49% 2.86% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 99 107
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £201 £200 £208
90th Percentile £529 £528 £538
England median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 35
South East median hourly rate £40.15 £34.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.10% -20.00% +28.79%
10th Percentile £18.07 £18.90 £32.50
90th Percentile £48.23 £47.25 £48.54
England median hourly rate £41.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.33% -8.75% +12.68%

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 5,550 5,138 6,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.34% 33.71% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,057 2,851 3,478
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £226
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 229 234
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -7.27% +37.50%
10th Percentile £11.81 £11.20 £10.97
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year - -5.66% +16.79%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 58 £438 +7.63% 60
Surrey -21 40 £450 +28.57% 19
Buckinghamshire -15 27 £425 +12.58% 15
Berkshire -37 26 £450 +9.09% 20
Hampshire -12 18 £450 +2.86% 49
Kent -1 11 - - 7
Oxfordshire -14 5 £345 - 25
East Sussex - 5 £116 - 10
West Sussex -3 3 £325 -34.01% 12
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 58 (42.03%) Marketing
2 54 (39.13%) Telecoms
3 49 (35.51%) Manufacturing
4 48 (34.78%) Digital Marketing
5 46 (33.33%) Finance
6 43 (31.16%) Programme Management
7 41 (29.71%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (28.99%) SAP
9 30 (21.74%) C
10 25 (18.12%) Software Engineering
11 23 (16.67%) C++
11 23 (16.67%) Java
12 22 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (14.49%) Degree
14 15 (10.87%) SQL
15 14 (10.14%) Linux
15 14 (10.14%) Mathematics
16 12 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 11 (7.97%) Computer Science
17 11 (7.97%) Windows
17 11 (7.97%) Adobe
17 11 (7.97%) MATLAB
18 10 (7.25%) Simulink
18 10 (7.25%) Embedded C
18 10 (7.25%) MVC
18 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Excel
18 10 (7.25%) Security Cleared
18 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
18 10 (7.25%) REST
18 10 (7.25%) Algorithms

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 8 (5.80%) Mule
2 2 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.45%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.45%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.45%) SAS
3 1 (0.72%) CMS
3 1 (0.72%) Confluence
3 1 (0.72%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (7.25%) Simulink
2 8 (5.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.45%) GNU Octave
4 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.45%) SPSS
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.72%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.72%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (2.17%) Lawson
3 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.72%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Slack
4 1 (0.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.17%) Bluetooth
1 3 (2.17%) DNS
1 3 (2.17%) IGMP
1 3 (2.17%) IPsec
1 3 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
1 3 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.45%) 3G
2 2 (1.45%) BGP
2 2 (1.45%) DHCP
2 2 (1.45%) FCAPS
2 2 (1.45%) IKE
2 2 (1.45%) LTE
2 2 (1.45%) MPLS
2 2 (1.45%) OSPF
2 2 (1.45%) SNMP
2 2 (1.45%) VPN
2 2 (1.45%) VRRP
2 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.45%) Wireless
2 2 (1.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.17%) Big Data
1 3 (2.17%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.45%) Apache Hive
2 2 (1.45%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.45%) Impala
2 2 (1.45%) MySQL
2 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.45%) SAS EBI
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.72%) DataStage
3 1 (0.72%) DB2
3 1 (0.72%) Informix
3 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) JIRA
1 7 (5.07%) JUnit
2 3 (2.17%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (2.17%) Subversion
2 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.45%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.45%) Maven
4 1 (0.72%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.72%) git-flow
4 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.72%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.72%) VectorCAST
General
1 58 (42.03%) Marketing
2 54 (39.13%) Telecoms
3 49 (35.51%) Manufacturing
4 46 (33.33%) Finance
5 8 (5.80%) Military
6 5 (3.62%) Automotive
7 4 (2.90%) Advertising
7 4 (2.90%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.72%) Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Games
8 1 (0.72%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.72%) Retail
8 1 (0.72%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (23.91%) Developer
2 16 (11.59%) Java Developer
3 15 (10.87%) Software Engineer
4 10 (7.25%) Embedded Engineer
4 10 (7.25%) Hardware Engineer
5 9 (6.52%) Analyst
5 9 (6.52%) Integration Developer
6 8 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (3.62%) Campaign Manager
8 5 (3.62%) Consultant
8 5 (3.62%) Electronics Engineer
8 5 (3.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (3.62%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.62%) Tester
9 4 (2.90%) Data Scientist
9 4 (2.90%) Firmware Engineer
9 4 (2.90%) Java Swing Developer
9 4 (2.90%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.25%) REST
2 9 (6.52%) Apache Camel
2 9 (6.52%) SOAP
2 9 (6.52%) XML
3 8 (5.80%) Java EE
3 8 (5.80%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (5.80%) Spring
3 8 (5.80%) Spring MVC
4 7 (5.07%) JavaFX
4 7 (5.07%) Swing
5 5 (3.62%) .NET
6 4 (2.90%) OpenGL
7 3 (2.17%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.17%) CSS
7 3 (2.17%) HTML
7 3 (2.17%) Web Services
8 2 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.45%) NumPy
8 2 (1.45%) OpenGL ES
8 2 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (7.97%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.25%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.62%) CCTV
4 5 (3.62%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (3.62%) NHS
5 4 (2.90%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.90%) Social Media
5 4 (2.90%) VHDL
6 3 (2.17%) Handset
6 3 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.17%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.45%) ASIC
7 2 (1.45%) Clustering
7 2 (1.45%) CPLD
7 2 (1.45%) Infotainment
7 2 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.14%) Linux
2 11 (7.97%) Windows
3 6 (4.35%) Unix
4 4 (2.90%) VxWorks
5 3 (2.17%) Android
5 3 (2.17%) FreeRTOS
5 3 (2.17%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.45%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.72%) AIX
7 1 (0.72%) Debian
7 1 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Fedora
7 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.78%) Digital Marketing
2 43 (31.16%) Programme Management
3 41 (29.71%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (18.12%) Software Engineering
5 22 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.14%) Mathematics
7 10 (7.25%) MVC
8 9 (6.52%) ERP
9 8 (5.80%) Embedded Software Development
9 8 (5.80%) Multithreading
10 7 (5.07%) Physics
10 7 (5.07%) Project Management
10 7 (5.07%) Schematic Capture
11 6 (4.35%) Customer-Centricity
11 6 (4.35%) UML
11 6 (4.35%) Workflow
12 5 (3.62%) Analytics
12 5 (3.62%) CRM
12 5 (3.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 5 (3.62%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.74%) C
2 23 (16.67%) C++
2 23 (16.67%) Java
3 15 (10.87%) SQL
4 11 (7.97%) MATLAB
5 10 (7.25%) Embedded C
6 7 (5.07%) Python
7 5 (3.62%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.90%) C#
9 3 (2.17%) Assembly Language
9 3 (2.17%) R
10 2 (1.45%) Perl
10 2 (1.45%) PHP
11 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.72%) GLSL
11 1 (0.72%) Groovy
11 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.72%) Tcl
11 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (14.49%) Degree
2 10 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.90%) HNC
4 4 (2.90%) Master's Degree
5 3 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.45%) HND
7 1 (0.72%) ACCA
7 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.72%) CIMA
7 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) PhD
7 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) QA
1 4 (2.90%) SLA
2 3 (2.17%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.45%) IEC 62304
3 2 (1.45%) MISRA
3 2 (1.45%) MISRA C
3 2 (1.45%) PMO
4 1 (0.72%) GDPR
4 1 (0.72%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.72%) IFRS
4 1 (0.72%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (6.52%) Firmware
2 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) Docker
3 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.72%) Ansible
2 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.72%) Oozie
2 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.72%) Salt
2 1 (0.72%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 40 (28.99%) SAP
2 11 (7.97%) Adobe
3 3 (2.17%) HP
3 3 (2.17%) Huawei
3 3 (2.17%) Oracle
3 3 (2.17%) QNX
3 3 (2.17%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.17%) Workday
4 2 (1.45%) 3PAR
4 2 (1.45%) Cisco
4 2 (1.45%) Dell
4 2 (1.45%) EMC
4 2 (1.45%) IBM
4 2 (1.45%) Infoblox
4 2 (1.45%) Remedy
4 2 (1.45%) VMware
5 1 (0.72%) Citrix
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.72%) Teradata