Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 50 110
Rank change year-on-year -26 +60 -7
Contract jobs citing Electronics 178 215 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.95% 3.91% 1.83%
As % of the General category 9.30% 11.45% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 167 91
South West median daily rate £419 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +12.00% -1.32%
10th Percentile £258 £313 £290
90th Percentile £599 £594 £563
England median daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year - +18.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 6
South West median hourly rate £45.50 £35.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -10.26% +20.00%
10th Percentile £44.55 £30.90 £28.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £37.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.89% +6.00%

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,915 1,877 1,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.70% 34.14% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,219 1,265 1,249
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £290 £256 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 63 94
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - -7.89%
10th Percentile £16.50 £12.76 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £48.28
England median hourly rate £23.50 £26.44 £23.72
% change year-on-year -11.12% +11.49% +3.11%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -18 81 £400 +6.67% 51
Wiltshire -19 52 £533 +12.11% 21
Somerset +5 21 £325 -35.00% 17
Gloucestershire 0 12 - - 20
Dorset -1 3 £500 +33.33% 14
Cornwall - 1 £250 - 5
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 161 (90.45%) Manufacturing
2 157 (88.20%) Finance
3 154 (86.52%) Telecoms
3 154 (86.52%) SAP
3 154 (86.52%) Business Intelligence
3 154 (86.52%) Programme Management
3 154 (86.52%) Marketing
3 154 (86.52%) Digital Marketing
4 48 (26.97%) Security Cleared
5 44 (24.72%) Microsoft
6 43 (24.16%) SC Cleared
7 35 (19.66%) C#
8 32 (17.98%) SQL
9 31 (17.42%) .NET
10 28 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (14.61%) SQL Server
11 26 (14.61%) JavaScript
12 22 (12.36%) HTML
13 21 (11.80%) CRM
14 18 (10.11%) Dynamics CRM
15 16 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
15 16 (8.99%) CSS
15 16 (8.99%) PowerShell
15 16 (8.99%) Greenfield Project
16 15 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (7.87%) Windows
17 14 (7.87%) Git (software)
18 13 (7.30%) AngularJS
18 13 (7.30%) ITIL
18 13 (7.30%) T-SQL

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 6 (3.37%) Confluence
2 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.12%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.56%) Drupal
4 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.69%) InVision
3 3 (1.69%) Pixate
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 18 (10.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.12%) IaaS
3 2 (1.12%) Office 365
3 2 (1.12%) PaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.56%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) NuGet
4 1 (0.56%) Route 53
4 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.37%) Ethernet
2 5 (2.81%) Firewall
2 5 (2.81%) Network Security
3 4 (2.25%) Intranet
4 2 (1.12%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.12%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (1.12%) VoIP
4 2 (1.12%) WebEx
4 2 (1.12%) Wireless
5 1 (0.56%) WAN
5 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.06%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.25%) Power BI
4 4 (2.25%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.69%) MySQL
5 3 (1.69%) OLAP
6 2 (1.12%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.12%) KNIME
6 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.12%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.49%) JIRA
3 8 (4.49%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.81%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.12%) Selenium
7 2 (1.12%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.56%) Grunt
8 1 (0.56%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.56%) Zephyr
General
1 161 (90.45%) Manufacturing
2 157 (88.20%) Finance
3 154 (86.52%) Marketing
3 154 (86.52%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.18%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.37%) Automotive
6 3 (1.69%) Retail
7 2 (1.12%) Avionics
7 2 (1.12%) Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (26.40%) Developer
2 22 (12.36%) Analyst
3 16 (8.99%) CRM Developer
3 16 (8.99%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 16 (8.99%) Microsoft Developer
4 15 (8.43%) Architect
5 12 (6.74%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.62%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.06%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (5.06%) Desktop Support
8 8 (4.49%) Coordinator
8 8 (4.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (4.49%) Electronics Engineer
9 7 (3.93%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.93%) Design Engineer
9 7 (3.93%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 7 (3.93%) Security Assurance Coordinator
9 7 (3.93%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.42%) .NET
2 22 (12.36%) HTML
3 16 (8.99%) CSS
4 13 (7.30%) AngularJS
5 10 (5.62%) ASP.NET
5 10 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (5.62%) REST
5 10 (5.62%) SOAP
6 9 (5.06%) JSON
7 8 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (3.93%) jQuery
9 6 (3.37%) Angular 2
9 6 (3.37%) Flash
10 5 (2.81%) XML
11 3 (1.69%) Framer.js
11 3 (1.69%) HTML5
11 3 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (1.12%) CSS3
12 2 (1.12%) LDAP
12 2 (1.12%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.62%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.62%) NHS
3 6 (3.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (2.81%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.25%) Social Media
5 4 (2.25%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.69%) User Experience
7 2 (1.12%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.12%) FMCG
7 2 (1.12%) IVR
7 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.87%) Windows
2 10 (5.62%) Apple iOS
2 10 (5.62%) Windows 10
3 8 (4.49%) Linux
4 7 (3.93%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.81%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.69%) Android
6 3 (1.69%) CentOS
7 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.12%) Unix
7 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (86.52%) Business Intelligence
1 154 (86.52%) Digital Marketing
1 154 (86.52%) Programme Management
2 28 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (11.80%) CRM
4 15 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (7.30%) ITIL
5 13 (7.30%) Scrum
6 12 (6.74%) MVC
7 10 (5.62%) Project Management
8 9 (5.06%) OO
8 9 (5.06%) OOD
9 8 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (4.49%) SDLC
9 8 (4.49%) Service Management
10 7 (3.93%) DevOps
10 7 (3.93%) Schematic Capture
10 7 (3.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (3.93%) TOGAF
10 7 (3.93%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (19.66%) C#
2 32 (17.98%) SQL
3 26 (14.61%) JavaScript
4 16 (8.99%) PowerShell
5 13 (7.30%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.93%) C++
7 6 (3.37%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.81%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.25%) C
10 3 (1.69%) PHP
11 2 (1.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.12%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.12%) Python
11 2 (1.12%) R
11 2 (1.12%) VBScript
12 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.56%) ES6
12 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (26.97%) Security Cleared
2 43 (24.16%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.30%) Degree
4 10 (5.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.37%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.69%) CCNA
6 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.69%) HND
7 2 (1.12%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.12%) HNC
8 1 (0.56%) CCNP
8 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.49%) DO-254
2 7 (3.93%) JSP 440
2 7 (3.93%) RMADS
3 5 (2.81%) QA
4 3 (1.69%) PMO
5 2 (1.12%) DO-160
5 2 (1.12%) GDPR
6 1 (0.56%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.25%) Ansible
1 4 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.12%) Terraform
2 2 (1.12%) WSUS
3 1 (0.56%) Consul
3 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.56%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 154 (86.52%) SAP
2 44 (24.72%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.62%) Oracle
4 8 (4.49%) EMC
5 5 (2.81%) Cisco
5 5 (2.81%) VMware
6 4 (2.25%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.25%) IBM
7 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.12%) Dell
8 2 (1.12%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (1.12%) NetApp
8 2 (1.12%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (1.12%) RapidMiner
8 2 (1.12%) Snow
8 2 (1.12%) Veritas
9 1 (0.56%) hybris
9 1 (0.56%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.56%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.56%) Riverbed