Period
to 20 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 20 November 2019 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 68 60
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 +45
Contract jobs citing Electronics 251 200 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.87% 3.18% 3.42%
As % of the General category 12.37% 8.65% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 169 152
South West median daily rate £520 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.35% +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £140 £272 £313
90th Percentile £675 £625 £582
England median daily rate £450 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +18.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 4
South West median hourly rate £48.75 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +28.57% -15.66%
10th Percentile £31.49 £44.10 £31.10
90th Percentile £52.88 £49.50 £41.88
England median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +2.22% +9.76% +9.33%

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,029 2,313 2,309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.31% 36.72% 41.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,339 1,489 1,543
South West median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £285 £256
90th Percentile £625 £591 £575
England median daily rate £493 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +2.60% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 97 78
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +25.98% +15.45%
10th Percentile £11.70 £14.37 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.55 £53.25
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -2.22% +8.85%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Electronics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in the South West

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Electronics in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in the South West

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronics in the South West

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in the South West

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Electronics in the South West

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2019. 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
Wiltshire 0 96 £538 -2.27% 11
Bristol +7 94 £450 +12.50% 35
Somerset +5 30 £143 -56.15% 9
Gloucestershire +2 18 £500 -28.57% 24
Devon - 6 £513 - 6
Cornwall +14 4 £400 +60.00% 3
Dorset +1 1 - - 15
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 235 (93.63%) Telecoms
2 234 (93.23%) Finance
2 234 (93.23%) Manufacturing
2 234 (93.23%) Programme Management
2 234 (93.23%) SAP
2 234 (93.23%) Business Intelligence
2 234 (93.23%) Marketing
2 234 (93.23%) Digital Marketing
2 234 (93.23%) Public Sector
3 116 (46.22%) Security Cleared
4 66 (26.29%) SC Cleared
5 62 (24.70%) DV Cleared
6 39 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (15.14%) Windows
8 34 (13.55%) Windows 10
9 27 (10.76%) Windows 7
10 26 (10.36%) JSP 440
11 24 (9.56%) RMADS
11 24 (9.56%) ITIL
12 20 (7.97%) JavaScript
12 20 (7.97%) Microsoft
13 19 (7.57%) Linux
14 18 (7.17%) HTML
14 18 (7.17%) Java
14 18 (7.17%) Python
14 18 (7.17%) ArchiMate
15 17 (6.77%) Azure
16 16 (6.37%) C#
17 15 (5.98%) SQL
18 14 (5.58%) CSS

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (1.99%) CMS
2 2 (0.80%) Apache
2 2 (0.80%) ArcGIS
2 2 (0.80%) Drupal
2 2 (0.80%) Jetty
2 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.40%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.40%) Confluence
3 1 (0.40%) Gunicorn
3 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.80%) Figma
2 2 (0.80%) InVision
2 2 (0.80%) Marvel
2 2 (0.80%) Sketch
3 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) assyst
2 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.77%) Azure
2 5 (1.99%) AWS
2 5 (1.99%) Office 365
3 3 (1.20%) PaaS
4 2 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.80%) IaaS
4 2 (0.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.40%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.40%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.40%) Serverless
5 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.39%) SSH
1 6 (2.39%) WAN
2 4 (1.59%) Internet
2 4 (1.59%) Wireless
3 3 (1.20%) FTP
3 3 (1.20%) Intranet
4 2 (0.80%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.80%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.80%) Extranet
4 2 (0.80%) LAN
4 2 (0.80%) Link 16
5 1 (0.40%) GPRS
5 1 (0.40%) GSM
5 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.40%) LTE
5 1 (0.40%) SMS
5 1 (0.40%) UMTS
5 1 (0.40%) VoIP
5 1 (0.40%) WCDMA
5 1 (0.40%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.79%) Relational Database
2 5 (1.99%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.20%) DataStage
3 3 (1.20%) DB2
3 3 (1.20%) Informix
3 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.20%) QualityStage
4 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.80%) Event Store
4 2 (0.80%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (0.80%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.40%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.40%) Power BI
5 1 (0.40%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (4.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.39%) git-flow
2 6 (2.39%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.39%) Vagrant
2 6 (2.39%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (1.20%) JIRA
4 3 (1.20%) Selenium
5 2 (0.80%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.80%) GitLab
5 2 (0.80%) Mocha
5 2 (0.80%) Subversion
6 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.40%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.40%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.40%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.40%) Sahi
6 1 (0.40%) WATIR
General
1 235 (93.63%) Telecoms
2 234 (93.23%) Finance
2 234 (93.23%) Manufacturing
2 234 (93.23%) Marketing
2 234 (93.23%) Public Sector
3 7 (2.79%) Military
4 2 (0.80%) Law
4 2 (0.80%) Publishing
5 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.40%) Billing
5 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (17.13%) Architect
2 34 (13.55%) Developer
3 30 (11.95%) Windows Engineer
4 27 (10.76%) Support Engineer
5 26 (10.36%) Coordinator
6 25 (9.96%) Windows Support Engineer
7 24 (9.56%) Deployment Engineer
7 24 (9.56%) Security Assurance Coordinator
7 24 (9.56%) Windows Deployment Engineer
8 20 (7.97%) Analyst
9 19 (7.57%) Desktop Support
10 18 (7.17%) Desktop Engineer
10 18 (7.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 12 (4.78%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (4.38%) Project Manager
12 11 (4.38%) Security Architect
12 11 (4.38%) Test Engineer
13 10 (3.98%) Java Developer
13 10 (3.98%) Service Analyst
13 10 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.17%) HTML
2 14 (5.58%) CSS
3 13 (5.18%) Web Services
4 11 (4.38%) RESTful
5 9 (3.59%) .NET
5 9 (3.59%) Middleware
6 8 (3.19%) CSS3
6 8 (3.19%) HTML5
7 7 (2.79%) XML
8 6 (2.39%) Laravel
8 6 (2.39%) LESS
8 6 (2.39%) OAuth
8 6 (2.39%) OAuth2
8 6 (2.39%) Sass
9 5 (1.99%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.99%) Spring Boot
10 4 (1.59%) Gherkin
10 4 (1.59%) REST
10 4 (1.59%) Spring
11 3 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (3.59%) PKI
3 8 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.59%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.59%) User Experience
6 3 (1.20%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (1.20%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.80%) Blog
7 2 (0.80%) CAN bus
7 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.80%) CUDA
7 2 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.80%) NHS
8 1 (0.40%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.40%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.14%) Windows
2 34 (13.55%) Windows 10
3 27 (10.76%) Windows 7
4 19 (7.57%) Linux
5 3 (1.20%) Android
5 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.20%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.80%) AIX
6 2 (0.80%) Unix
7 1 (0.40%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.40%) Solaris
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (93.23%) Business Intelligence
1 234 (93.23%) Digital Marketing
1 234 (93.23%) Programme Management
2 39 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (9.56%) ITIL
4 18 (7.17%) ArchiMate
5 13 (5.18%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (5.18%) Service Management
5 13 (5.18%) Test Automation
6 10 (3.98%) Software Engineering
7 9 (3.59%) OO
8 8 (3.19%) DevOps
8 8 (3.19%) ETL
8 8 (3.19%) Manual Testing
8 8 (3.19%) Scrum
9 7 (2.79%) Project Management
9 7 (2.79%) SDLC
9 7 (2.79%) Technical Leadership
9 7 (2.79%) User Stories
10 6 (2.39%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.97%) JavaScript
2 18 (7.17%) Java
2 18 (7.17%) Python
3 16 (6.37%) C#
4 15 (5.98%) SQL
5 10 (3.98%) Bash Shell
5 10 (3.98%) C++
6 7 (2.79%) PHP
7 6 (2.39%) PHP 7
8 5 (1.99%) C
9 4 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.59%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.20%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.20%) Java 8
10 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.80%) ES6
11 2 (0.80%) R
11 2 (0.80%) Ruby
11 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.40%) Go
Qualifications
1 116 (46.22%) Security Cleared
2 66 (26.29%) SC Cleared
3 62 (24.70%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.79%) Degree
5 6 (2.39%) CISSP
6 5 (1.99%) CISM
7 4 (1.59%) CISA
7 4 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.59%) SANS
8 2 (0.80%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.80%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.40%) APMP
9 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CCNP
9 1 (0.40%) CCSA
9 1 (0.40%) CCSE
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.36%) JSP 440
2 24 (9.56%) RMADS
3 6 (2.39%) QA
4 4 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.80%) HL7
6 1 (0.40%) DO-254
6 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (3.59%) Docker
2 3 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.20%) Firmware
3 1 (0.40%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (1.59%) Ansible
2 3 (1.20%) SCCM
3 2 (0.80%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.80%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.40%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.40%) SCOM
4 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 234 (93.23%) SAP
2 20 (7.97%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.79%) BiZZdesign
4 6 (2.39%) Oracle
5 5 (1.99%) CA
6 4 (1.59%) IBM
7 3 (1.20%) Citrix
7 3 (1.20%) HP
7 3 (1.20%) Teradata
8 2 (0.80%) Adobe
8 2 (0.80%) Avaya
8 2 (0.80%) Cisco
8 2 (0.80%) ESRI
8 2 (0.80%) Mitel
9 1 (0.40%) Cadence
9 1 (0.40%) F5
9 1 (0.40%) Snow
9 1 (0.40%) Tableau
9 1 (0.40%) VMware
9 1 (0.40%) Xilinx