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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 181 183
Rank change year-on-year +21 +2  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 88 87 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.12% 0.93% 0.86%
As % of the General category 3.19% 2.71% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 50 31
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £368 £363
% change year-on-year +8.97% +1.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 £38.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.07% +18.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.20 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -18.75% +11.11%  

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 2760 3209 3390
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 35.08% 34.34% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 1744 1745
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 120 81
Median hourly rate £24.45 £35.00 £24.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.14% +43.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.43 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £49.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Surrey +14 27 £350 - 6
Hampshire +23 21 £475 +26.66% 13
Buckinghamshire -5 15 £425 +3.03% 12
Berkshire +14 13 £340 -9.33% 16
Oxfordshire -3 4 £550 - 7
West Sussex +6 3 £575 +64.28% 7
Kent +8 1 £510 +53.84% 3
Home Counties - 1 £225 -
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 87 (57.62%) Telecoms
2 81 (53.64%) Manufacturing
3 76 (50.33%) Marketing
4 74 (49.01%) Digital Marketing
5 71 (47.02%) Finance
5 71 (47.02%) Business Intelligence
6 70 (46.36%) SAP
6 70 (46.36%) Programme Management
6 70 (46.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 28 (18.54%) Linux
8 26 (17.22%) Security Cleared
9 25 (16.56%) SC Cleared
10 21 (13.91%) C++
11 20 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (11.92%) Oracle
12 18 (11.92%) Firmware
13 17 (11.26%) C
14 16 (10.60%) Degree
15 15 (9.93%) SQL
15 15 (9.93%) DevOps
16 14 (9.27%) Microsoft
17 13 (8.61%) Change Management
17 13 (8.61%) VMware
18 12 (7.95%) Red Hat
18 12 (7.95%) Windows
19 11 (7.28%) Java
19 11 (7.28%) Validation
19 11 (7.28%) Feasibility Study
20 10 (6.62%) JavaScript
20 10 (6.62%) C#

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 6 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.31%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.65%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.99%) Apache
4 3 (1.99%) CMS
5 2 (1.32%) IIS
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.66%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.66%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.66%) CICS
6 1 (0.66%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.66%) SAS
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.66%) CATIA
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.66%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.66%) Simulink
3 1 (0.66%) Solid Edge
3 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.66%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.66%) TargetLink
3 1 (0.66%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 70 (46.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.66%) SAP cProjects
3 1 (0.66%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.66%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.66%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.99%) Office 365
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.32%) Yammer
3 1 (0.66%) IaaS
3 1 (0.66%) PaaS
3 1 (0.66%) SaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.64%) Structured Cabling
1 7 (4.64%) Wireless
1 7 (4.64%) WLAN
2 6 (3.97%) Bluetooth
3 5 (3.31%) NFC
3 5 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.65%) DNS
5 3 (1.99%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.99%) FTP
5 3 (1.99%) HTTP
5 3 (1.99%) Internet
5 3 (1.99%) SSL
6 2 (1.32%) 2G
6 2 (1.32%) 3G
6 2 (1.32%) Firewall
6 2 (1.32%) ICMP
6 2 (1.32%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.32%) IPsec
6 2 (1.32%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.32%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.30%) Oracle Database
1 8 (5.30%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (4.64%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.31%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.65%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (2.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (2.65%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.32%) Big Data
6 2 (1.32%) DB2
6 2 (1.32%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.32%) MySQL
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (5.30%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (2.65%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.65%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.65%) Selenium
2 4 (2.65%) SpecFlow
2 4 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.65%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.99%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.32%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.32%) JIRA
4 2 (1.32%) NuGet
4 2 (1.32%) Subversion
4 2 (1.32%) Toad
5 1 (0.66%) Ant
5 1 (0.66%) JUnit
5 1 (0.66%) Maven
5 1 (0.66%) TestNG
5 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.66%) webpack
General
1 87 (57.62%) Telecoms
2 81 (53.64%) Manufacturing
3 76 (50.33%) Marketing
4 71 (47.02%) Finance
5 3 (1.99%) Automotive
5 3 (1.99%) Legal
6 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.32%) Billing
6 2 (1.32%) Publishing
6 2 (1.32%) Retail
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Games
7 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (12.58%) Developer
2 16 (10.60%) Electronics Engineer
3 11 (7.28%) Design Engineer
4 10 (6.62%) Analyst
5 9 (5.96%) Test Engineer
6 8 (5.30%) Architect
6 8 (5.30%) Electrical Engineer
7 7 (4.64%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.97%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.97%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.97%) Electrical Design Engineer
9 5 (3.31%) Change Manager
9 5 (3.31%) Hardware Engineer
10 4 (2.65%) Administrator
10 4 (2.65%) Installations Engineer
10 4 (2.65%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (2.65%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (2.65%) SQL Developer
10 4 (2.65%) Systems Designer
10 4 (2.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.30%) HTML
1 8 (5.30%) Middleware
2 7 (4.64%) .NET
2 7 (4.64%) CSS
3 4 (2.65%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.65%) Ajax
3 4 (2.65%) WCF
4 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.99%) jQuery
4 3 (1.99%) LAMP
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.99%) Web Services
4 3 (1.99%) XML
5 2 (1.32%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.32%) OAuth2
5 2 (1.32%) RESTful
6 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.66%) LINQ
6 1 (0.66%) SignalR
6 1 (0.66%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.64%) CCTV
1 7 (4.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 7 (4.64%) NHS
2 6 (3.97%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.31%) VHDL
4 4 (2.65%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.99%) CESG
5 3 (1.99%) IPTV
5 3 (1.99%) User Experience
6 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.32%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (1.32%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.32%) Social Media
6 2 (1.32%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.54%) Linux
2 12 (7.95%) Windows
3 9 (5.96%) Android
4 8 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.64%) Unix
6 4 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.66%) Solaris
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (49.01%) Digital Marketing
2 71 (47.02%) Business Intelligence
3 70 (46.36%) Programme Management
4 20 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.93%) DevOps
6 13 (8.61%) Change Management
7 11 (7.28%) Feasibility Study
7 11 (7.28%) Validation
8 8 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.64%) Schematic Capture
9 7 (4.64%) Scrum
9 7 (4.64%) Software Engineering
10 6 (3.97%) Migration
10 6 (3.97%) Project Management
11 5 (3.31%) Business Analysis
11 5 (3.31%) CRM
11 5 (3.31%) ITIL
11 5 (3.31%) Software Testing
11 5 (3.31%) Test Scripting
12 4 (2.65%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.91%) C++
2 17 (11.26%) C
3 15 (9.93%) SQL
4 11 (7.28%) Java
5 10 (6.62%) C#
5 10 (6.62%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.62%) Python
6 8 (5.30%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.64%) Embedded C
8 6 (3.97%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.65%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.65%) Embedded C++
10 4 (2.65%) F#
10 4 (2.65%) Perl
10 4 (2.65%) PHP
11 3 (1.99%) Ruby
12 2 (1.32%) Go
12 2 (1.32%) VB
12 2 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (17.22%) Security Cleared
2 25 (16.56%) SC Cleared
3 16 (10.60%) Degree
4 6 (3.97%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) CCNP
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.32%) HNC
5 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.66%) CCIE
6 1 (0.66%) CCIP
6 1 (0.66%) CCNA
6 1 (0.66%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.66%) HND
6 1 (0.66%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.66%) MBA
6 1 (0.66%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) QA
2 4 (2.65%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.66%) EFQM
4 1 (0.66%) GDPR
4 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.66%) ISO26262
System Software
1 18 (11.92%) Firmware
2 7 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.99%) Docker
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.99%) vCloud
4 3 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.99%) vSphere
5 2 (1.32%) NFS
5 2 (1.32%) Samba
5 2 (1.32%) Squid
5 2 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.32%) XenServer
6 1 (0.66%) HDFS
6 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.97%) Ansible
2 4 (2.65%) Nagios
2 4 (2.65%) Puppet
3 3 (1.99%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.32%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.66%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.66%) vRealize
Vendors
1 70 (46.36%) SAP
2 18 (11.92%) Oracle
3 14 (9.27%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.61%) VMware
5 12 (7.95%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.30%) EMC
7 5 (3.31%) HP
8 4 (2.65%) Cisco
9 3 (1.99%) Citrix
10 2 (1.32%) Adobe
10 2 (1.32%) Atmel
10 2 (1.32%) Avaya
10 2 (1.32%) Cadence
10 2 (1.32%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.32%) PTC
10 2 (1.32%) Software AG
11 1 (0.66%) Facebook
11 1 (0.66%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.66%) Twitter
11 1 (0.66%) Xamarin
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