Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 183 233
Rank change year-on-year -90 +50 -6
Contract jobs citing Electronics 106 205 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 1.29% 0.89%
As % of the General category 1.96% 3.56% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 113 94
South East median daily rate £388 £475 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +25.00% +8.57%
10th Percentile £140 £214 £277
90th Percentile £533 £550 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 46 42
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21.25 £14.66 £15.97
90th Percentile £53.75 £77.50 £53.38
England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% -

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 5,402 5,755 5,837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.49% 36.11% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,022 3,136 3,315
South East median daily rate £433 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £228
90th Percentile £588 £575 £570
England median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 220 205
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £20.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.50% -10.51% +11.75%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.60 £11.45
90th Percentile £52.23 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.31 £23.62
% change year-on-year -1.22% +7.18% +4.19%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -55 38 £430 -4.44% 52
Berkshire -24 29 £430 -7.03% 21
Surrey -46 25 £413 +22.22% 18
Hampshire -26 16 £456 +4.29% 49
West Sussex +5 9 £413 -28.26% 10
Kent +19 8 £300 - 9
East Sussex +6 7 £120 -51.02% 2
Oxfordshire 0 6 £475 -13.64% 15
Buckinghamshire -32 3 £338 -24.16% 16
Home Counties - 1 £275 -
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 33 (31.13%) Manufacturing
2 32 (30.19%) Telecoms
2 32 (30.19%) Software Engineering
3 29 (27.36%) Marketing
3 29 (27.36%) Finance
4 23 (21.70%) C++
4 23 (21.70%) SAP
4 23 (21.70%) Programme Management
5 21 (19.81%) Windows
6 20 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (18.87%) Digital Marketing
7 19 (17.92%) Degree
8 18 (16.98%) C
9 15 (14.15%) SDLC
9 15 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (13.21%) Algorithms
10 14 (13.21%) Mathematics
11 12 (11.32%) Linux
12 11 (10.38%) Python
12 11 (10.38%) Automotive
12 11 (10.38%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (9.43%) Test Automation
13 10 (9.43%) Validation
13 10 (9.43%) NHS
13 10 (9.43%) Java
13 10 (9.43%) JUnit
13 10 (9.43%) XML
13 10 (9.43%) Swing
14 9 (8.49%) Microsoft
14 9 (8.49%) MATLAB

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 2 (1.89%) Apache
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.77%) OrCAD
2 4 (3.77%) Simulink
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.94%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.94%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.94%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.94%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) Bluetooth
1 6 (5.66%) Wireless
2 4 (3.77%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.89%) 4G
4 2 (1.89%) GSM
4 2 (1.89%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.94%) 2G
5 1 (0.94%) 3G
5 1 (0.94%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.94%) GPRS
5 1 (0.94%) Internet
5 1 (0.94%) NFC
5 1 (0.94%) PPP
5 1 (0.94%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.94%) RFID
5 1 (0.94%) RS-232
5 1 (0.94%) SMS
5 1 (0.94%) SSL
5 1 (0.94%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (9.43%) JUnit
2 6 (5.66%) LabVIEW
3 4 (3.77%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.83%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.89%) CMake
5 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.89%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.89%) Subversion
5 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.94%) Babel
6 1 (0.94%) GDB
General
1 33 (31.13%) Manufacturing
2 32 (30.19%) Telecoms
3 29 (27.36%) Finance
3 29 (27.36%) Marketing
4 11 (10.38%) Automotive
5 3 (2.83%) Military
6 2 (1.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.94%) Advertising
7 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.94%) Avionics
7 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (17.92%) Software Engineer
2 18 (16.98%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (13.21%) Developer
3 14 (13.21%) Embedded Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Electronics Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) Desktop Support
5 10 (9.43%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.49%) Java Swing Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Design Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Junior
7 6 (5.66%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) XML Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Electronics Design Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.43%) Swing
1 10 (9.43%) XML
2 9 (8.49%) JavaFX
3 3 (2.83%) .NET
3 3 (2.83%) DirectX
3 3 (2.83%) OpenGL
3 3 (2.83%) OpenGL ES
3 3 (2.83%) Vulkan
4 2 (1.89%) HTML
4 2 (1.89%) Kafka
5 1 (0.94%) Apache Axis
5 1 (0.94%) Browserify
5 1 (0.94%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.94%) J2SE
5 1 (0.94%) Java RMI
5 1 (0.94%) Qt
5 1 (0.94%) React
5 1 (0.94%) Redux
5 1 (0.94%) WinForms
5 1 (0.94%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Algorithms
2 10 (9.43%) NHS
3 8 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (6.60%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.72%) Infotainment
6 4 (3.77%) Arduino
6 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.77%) Raspberry Pi
7 3 (2.83%) Digital TV
7 3 (2.83%) User Experience
8 2 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.94%) BeagleBone
9 1 (0.94%) CCTV
9 1 (0.94%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.94%) PKI
9 1 (0.94%) Robotics
9 1 (0.94%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.94%) Social Media
9 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.81%) Windows
2 12 (11.32%) Linux
3 6 (5.66%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.77%) Android
4 4 (3.77%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.83%) Unix
5 3 (2.83%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.94%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.19%) Software Engineering
2 23 (21.70%) Programme Management
3 20 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (18.87%) Digital Marketing
4 15 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (14.15%) SDLC
5 14 (13.21%) Mathematics
6 11 (10.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (9.43%) Test Automation
7 10 (9.43%) Validation
8 9 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (8.49%) Supplier Management
8 9 (8.49%) V-Model
9 8 (7.55%) Project Management
10 7 (6.60%) UML
11 5 (4.72%) Asset Management
11 5 (4.72%) ITIL
11 5 (4.72%) Line Management
11 5 (4.72%) Requirements Management
11 5 (4.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.70%) C++
2 18 (16.98%) C
3 11 (10.38%) Python
4 10 (9.43%) Java
5 9 (8.49%) Java 8
5 9 (8.49%) MATLAB
6 7 (6.60%) Embedded C++
7 5 (4.72%) Embedded C
8 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.77%) C#
9 2 (1.89%) SQL
10 1 (0.94%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.94%) PHP
10 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (17.92%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) MCDST
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.94%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.94%) CCNA
4 1 (0.94%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) HNC
4 1 (0.94%) HND
4 1 (0.94%) ISEB
4 1 (0.94%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 15288
1 3 (2.83%) MISRA
1 3 (2.83%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.83%) QA
1 3 (2.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.94%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.94%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Firmware
2 3 (2.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.89%) Ansible
2 2 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (21.70%) SAP
2 9 (8.49%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.77%) HP
4 3 (2.83%) IBM
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle
5 2 (1.89%) Adobe
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco
5 2 (1.89%) Freescale
5 2 (1.89%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.89%) Remedy
5 2 (1.89%) Renesas
6 1 (0.94%) Apple
6 1 (0.94%) Atmel
6 1 (0.94%) Google
6 1 (0.94%) Huawei
6 1 (0.94%) hybris
6 1 (0.94%) Nokia
6 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.94%) Snow
6 1 (0.94%) webMethods