Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 199 215
Rank change year-on-year -83 +16 +34
Contract jobs citing Electronics 101 184 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.61% 1.10% 0.95%
As % of the General category 1.95% 3.09% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 94 95
South East median daily rate £350 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £120 £217 £246
90th Percentile £488 £544 £500
England median daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year - +18.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 33
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.15 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +0.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.25 £16.30
90th Percentile £53.75 £77.50 £52.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -

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 5,185 5,948 5,444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.17% 35.53% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,968 3,229 3,093
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £256 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 201 239
South East median hourly rate £33.75 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.75% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £13.23 £11.42 £11.45
90th Percentile £53.79 £47.50 £44.60
England median hourly rate £24.31 £25.50 £24.41
% change year-on-year -4.69% +4.47% -1.77%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 13 November 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
Hampshire -31 27 £388 -13.89% 54
Thames Valley -37 26 £360 -21.53% 92
Berkshire -20 18 £145 -69.47% 29
Surrey -42 18 £430 -4.44% 26
East Sussex +4 13 £120 -51.02% 15
West Sussex - 8 £350 - 13
Oxfordshire +22 6 £415 - 36
Kent +6 6 £275 - 17
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £375 -17.13% 27
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 42 (41.58%) Telecoms
2 36 (35.64%) Manufacturing
3 31 (30.69%) Finance
3 31 (30.69%) Programme Management
3 31 (30.69%) Marketing
4 30 (29.70%) SAP
5 29 (28.71%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (28.71%) Digital Marketing
6 23 (22.77%) Windows
7 22 (21.78%) Degree
8 20 (19.80%) C++
9 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
10 16 (15.84%) NHS
10 16 (15.84%) C
11 15 (14.85%) Python
11 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
12 14 (13.86%) Linux
12 14 (13.86%) Project Management
13 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (9.90%) Windows 7
15 8 (7.92%) MATLAB
15 8 (7.92%) Problem-Solving
16 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 7 (6.93%) Embedded Systems
16 7 (6.93%) Line Management
16 7 (6.93%) Service Management
16 7 (6.93%) LabVIEW
16 7 (6.93%) Embedded C
16 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared

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 (1.98%) Apache
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.96%) Simulink
3 3 (2.97%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.99%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.99%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) Wireless
2 3 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.98%) 4G
3 2 (1.98%) Broadband
3 2 (1.98%) GSM
4 1 (0.99%) 3G
4 1 (0.99%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.99%) DOCSIS
4 1 (0.99%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.99%) Firewall
4 1 (0.99%) LAN
4 1 (0.99%) Modbus
4 1 (0.99%) PPP
4 1 (0.99%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.99%) RFID
4 1 (0.99%) RS-232
4 1 (0.99%) SNMP
4 1 (0.99%) SSL
4 1 (0.99%) Wideband
4 1 (0.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.99%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) LabVIEW
2 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.97%) Subversion
3 2 (1.98%) CMake
3 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.98%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.99%) Babel
4 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.99%) GDB
4 1 (0.99%) JUnit
4 1 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
General
1 42 (41.58%) Telecoms
2 36 (35.64%) Manufacturing
3 31 (30.69%) Finance
3 31 (30.69%) Marketing
4 2 (1.98%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.98%) Military
5 1 (0.99%) Automotive
5 1 (0.99%) Avionics
5 1 (0.99%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Law
5 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (17.82%) Software Engineer
2 13 (12.87%) Electronics Engineer
3 12 (11.88%) Desktop Support
4 11 (10.89%) Embedded Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Support Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.93%) Junior
7 7 (6.93%) Test Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Design Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Electronics Test Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Electronics Design Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) OpenGL
1 4 (3.96%) Vulkan
2 3 (2.97%) .NET
2 3 (2.97%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (1.98%) DirectX
3 2 (1.98%) HTML
3 2 (1.98%) Kafka
4 1 (0.99%) Apache Axis
4 1 (0.99%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.99%) Browserify
4 1 (0.99%) CryEngine
4 1 (0.99%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.99%) HTML5
4 1 (0.99%) Node.js
4 1 (0.99%) Qt
4 1 (0.99%) React
4 1 (0.99%) Scilab
4 1 (0.99%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (0.99%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (0.99%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) NHS
2 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.93%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (2.97%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.97%) Arduino
7 3 (2.97%) Raspberry Pi
7 3 (2.97%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.98%) User Experience
9 1 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.99%) ASIC
9 1 (0.99%) BeagleBone
9 1 (0.99%) Life Science
9 1 (0.99%) PKI
9 1 (0.99%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.99%) Robotics
9 1 (0.99%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.77%) Windows
2 14 (13.86%) Linux
3 10 (9.90%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.94%) Android
5 5 (4.95%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.97%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.69%) Programme Management
2 29 (28.71%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (28.71%) Digital Marketing
3 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
4 14 (13.86%) Project Management
5 8 (7.92%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (6.93%) Line Management
6 7 (6.93%) Service Management
6 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (5.94%) Asset Management
7 6 (5.94%) Mathematics
7 6 (5.94%) Software Asset Management
8 5 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.95%) Machine Learning
8 5 (4.95%) Migration
9 4 (3.96%) Change Management
9 4 (3.96%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.96%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (3.96%) SDLC
9 4 (3.96%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.80%) C++
2 16 (15.84%) C
3 15 (14.85%) Python
4 8 (7.92%) MATLAB
5 7 (6.93%) Embedded C
6 6 (5.94%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.94%) Embedded C++
7 3 (2.97%) C#
7 3 (2.97%) Java
7 3 (2.97%) SQL
8 1 (0.99%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (21.78%) Degree
2 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.94%) MCDST
3 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.98%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.98%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.98%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.99%) CCNA
6 1 (0.99%) CEH
6 1 (0.99%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.99%) CISSP
6 1 (0.99%) GCIH
6 1 (0.99%) GIAC
6 1 (0.99%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) MISRA
1 3 (2.97%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) PMO
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.99%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Firmware
2 3 (2.97%) Docker
3 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) SCCM
2 2 (1.98%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (29.70%) SAP
2 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.96%) Remedy
4 3 (2.97%) Apple
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle
6 1 (0.99%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (0.99%) Atmel
6 1 (0.99%) BMC
6 1 (0.99%) BT
6 1 (0.99%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.99%) Google
6 1 (0.99%) Huawei
6 1 (0.99%) McAfee
6 1 (0.99%) Nokia
6 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.99%) Software AG
6 1 (0.99%) Splunk
6 1 (0.99%) webMethods
6 1 (0.99%) Xilinx