Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 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 West
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 77 110
Rank change year-on-year -15 +33 -15
Contract jobs citing Electronics 114 145 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.19% 2.64% 1.79%
As % of the General category 6.81% 8.43% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 130 89
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.04% -2.00%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £304
90th Percentile £588 £503 £438
England median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 9
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +29.31%
10th Percentile £31.90 £22.10 £29.75
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.95 £44.40
England median hourly rate £41.00 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.10% -9.38% +14.29%

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 1,675 1,721 1,947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.24% 31.37% 31.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,084 1,215 1,331
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £233 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 83 104
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £37.50 £41.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.67% -10.50% +24.15%
10th Percentile £13.50 £16.30 £20.65
90th Percentile £55.00 £48.45 £57.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +15.74%

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 22 February 2018.

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
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 22 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
Bristol +4 62 £373 +2.76% 45
Wiltshire +14 18 £513 +36.67% 10
Somerset -2 12 £352 -6.13% 12
Devon +3 4 £300 -17.24% 7
Gloucestershire -19 3 - - 20
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 86 (75.44%) Manufacturing
2 83 (72.81%) Programme Management
2 83 (72.81%) Telecoms
2 83 (72.81%) Finance
2 83 (72.81%) SAP
2 83 (72.81%) Business Intelligence
2 83 (72.81%) Marketing
2 83 (72.81%) Digital Marketing
3 36 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (25.44%) Security Cleared
5 19 (16.67%) C#
5 19 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 16 (14.04%) .NET
7 15 (13.16%) SOAP
8 14 (12.28%) C++
9 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
10 12 (10.53%) Validation
10 12 (10.53%) Scrum
10 12 (10.53%) QA
10 12 (10.53%) Software Engineering
10 12 (10.53%) SDLC
11 11 (9.65%) DV Cleared
11 11 (9.65%) Test Automation
11 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
12 10 (8.77%) HTML
12 10 (8.77%) Oracle
12 10 (8.77%) CSS
12 10 (8.77%) Degree
13 9 (7.89%) Mathematics
13 9 (7.89%) Computer Science

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 4 (3.51%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.75%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.75%) nginx
2 2 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.51%) AutoCAD
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.88%) EPLAN
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.88%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.88%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Office 365
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.75%) GitHub
3 1 (0.88%) Google Play
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
3 1 (0.88%) PaaS
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (0.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) Skype
2 1 (0.88%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.88%) DHCP
2 1 (0.88%) DNS
2 1 (0.88%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.88%) Network Security
2 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
1 5 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.75%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.75%) Big Data
3 2 (1.75%) GIS
3 2 (1.75%) MySQL
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.88%) QlikView
4 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.88%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Cucumber
1 9 (7.89%) Selenium
1 9 (7.89%) SoapUI
1 9 (7.89%) WebDriver
2 7 (6.14%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.26%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.63%) Maven
4 3 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.75%) GitLab
5 2 (1.75%) PhpStorm
5 2 (1.75%) Subversion
6 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.88%) webpack
General
1 86 (75.44%) Manufacturing
2 83 (72.81%) Finance
2 83 (72.81%) Marketing
2 83 (72.81%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.14%) Military
4 2 (1.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.88%) Avionics
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (17.54%) Developer
2 16 (14.04%) Analyst
3 12 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 10 (8.77%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.77%) Software Tester
4 10 (8.77%) Tester
5 9 (7.89%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (7.89%) QA Tester
5 9 (7.89%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (7.89%) Software QA Tester
6 7 (6.14%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Change Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.51%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.51%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.04%) .NET
2 15 (13.16%) SOAP
3 10 (8.77%) CSS
3 10 (8.77%) HTML
4 8 (7.02%) AngularJS
4 8 (7.02%) jQuery
5 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (5.26%) JSON
5 6 (5.26%) REST
5 6 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (4.39%) Angular 2
7 4 (3.51%) .NET Core
8 3 (2.63%) ModSecurity
9 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.75%) MFC
9 2 (1.75%) RESTful
10 1 (0.88%) HTML5
10 1 (0.88%) LDAP
10 1 (0.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Computer Science
1 9 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.51%) PKI
4 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.75%) NHS
4 2 (1.75%) SCADA
4 2 (1.75%) User Experience
4 2 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.88%) CESG
5 1 (0.88%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (1.75%) Android
2 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.75%) Linux
2 2 (1.75%) VxWorks
2 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.88%) CentOS
3 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (72.81%) Business Intelligence
1 83 (72.81%) Digital Marketing
1 83 (72.81%) Programme Management
2 36 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (10.53%) Scrum
3 12 (10.53%) SDLC
3 12 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 12 (10.53%) Validation
4 11 (9.65%) Test Automation
5 9 (7.89%) BDD
5 9 (7.89%) Compatibility Testing
5 9 (7.89%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 9 (7.89%) Mathematics
5 9 (7.89%) Multithreading
5 9 (7.89%) Risk Management
5 9 (7.89%) Test Scripting
6 7 (6.14%) Information Security
6 7 (6.14%) MVC
6 7 (6.14%) Project Management
7 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.67%) C#
2 14 (12.28%) C++
3 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.14%) C
5 6 (5.26%) SQL
6 5 (4.39%) Embedded C
7 3 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.75%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.75%) Dart
8 2 (1.75%) PHP
8 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.88%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.88%) Java
9 1 (0.88%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (25.44%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.65%) DV Cleared
4 10 (8.77%) Degree
5 9 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.51%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (2.63%) CISSP
7 3 (2.63%) CLAS
8 1 (0.88%) CCIE
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.53%) QA
2 7 (6.14%) RMADS
3 6 (5.26%) JSP 440
4 5 (4.39%) PMO
5 1 (0.88%) BS25999
5 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.88%) GDPR
5 1 (0.88%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.63%) Docker
2 3 (2.63%) Firmware
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Ansible
2 3 (2.63%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 83 (72.81%) SAP
2 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.77%) Oracle
4 3 (2.63%) EMC
5 2 (1.75%) ESRI
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe
6 1 (0.88%) Apple
6 1 (0.88%) CA
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco
6 1 (0.88%) F5
6 1 (0.88%) Gemalto
6 1 (0.88%) Google
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.88%) VMware