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 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronics
England / South West
Rank 62 84 90
Rank change year-on-year +22 +6  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 77 57 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.99% 1.96% 1.88%
As % of the General category 9.17% 6.28% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 51 40
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £413 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +10.34% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £35.50 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.79% -3.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £32.25 £35.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.10 £43.00 £42.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -18.75% +12.67%  

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 840 908 1008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.63% 31.29% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 617 670
Median daily rate £388 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £501 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 66 31
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.95% +5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.85 £57.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 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
Wiltshire +13 15 £413 +4.10% 17
Bristol -5 15 £375 +3.44% 29
Somerset +5 13 £375 -6.25% 6
Gloucestershire +1 9 £375 - 15
Dorset - 5 £325 - 1
Devon -3 3 £375 - 2
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 139 (87.97%) Manufacturing
2 137 (86.71%) Marketing
3 136 (86.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 136 (86.08%) Programme Management
3 136 (86.08%) Finance
3 136 (86.08%) Telecoms
3 136 (86.08%) SAP
3 136 (86.08%) Business Intelligence
3 136 (86.08%) Digital Marketing
4 78 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (27.85%) Security Cleared
6 40 (25.32%) AngularJS
7 38 (24.05%) MVC
8 33 (20.89%) SQL
8 33 (20.89%) .NET
9 31 (19.62%) C#
9 31 (19.62%) SC Cleared
10 29 (18.35%) Scrum
11 26 (16.46%) JSON
11 26 (16.46%) Java
11 26 (16.46%) Project Management
12 25 (15.82%) JavaScript
13 23 (14.56%) SOAP
14 22 (13.92%) HTML
15 21 (13.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 19 (12.03%) SQL Server
16 19 (12.03%) MS Project
16 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
16 19 (12.03%) SharePoint
17 18 (11.39%) Spring

Electronics
Top Related 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 19 (12.03%) SharePoint
2 15 (9.49%) Mule
2 15 (9.49%) Mule ESB
3 11 (6.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (3.80%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (3.16%) Confluence
6 3 (1.90%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.27%) Apache
7 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.63%) CMS
8 1 (0.63%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.63%) Railo
8 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (12.03%) MS Project
2 8 (5.06%) MS Office
3 7 (4.43%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.27%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 136 (86.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.63%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.23%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (8.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (4.43%) Office 365
4 1 (0.63%) GitHub
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) DNS
2 2 (1.27%) Firewall
2 2 (1.27%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.63%) DCCP
3 1 (0.63%) DHCP
3 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.63%) Skype
3 1 (0.63%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (0.63%) SSH
3 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.63%) Wireless
3 1 (0.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.86%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.27%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (1.27%) Big Data
7 2 (1.27%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.27%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (7.59%) Cucumber
2 11 (6.96%) JIRA
2 11 (6.96%) Selenium
3 9 (5.70%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.70%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.70%) WebDriver
4 8 (5.06%) SoapUI
5 6 (3.80%) Maven
6 5 (3.16%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.90%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.90%) JUnit
9 2 (1.27%) Ant
9 2 (1.27%) Grunt
9 2 (1.27%) Subversion
9 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.63%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.63%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.63%) Zephyr
General
1 139 (87.97%) Manufacturing
2 137 (86.71%) Marketing
3 136 (86.08%) Finance
3 136 (86.08%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.43%) Retail
5 2 (1.27%) Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Front Office
6 1 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (39.24%) Developer
2 19 (12.03%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.49%) .NET Developer
4 14 (8.86%) Full Stack Developer
4 14 (8.86%) Project Manager
5 13 (8.23%) C# Developer
5 13 (8.23%) Software Developer
6 12 (7.59%) Analyst
6 12 (7.59%) Angular Developer
7 11 (6.96%) .NET Software Developer
7 11 (6.96%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (6.96%) C# Software Developer
7 11 (6.96%) Tester
8 10 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 10 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.33%) QA Tester
8 10 (6.33%) Software QA Tester
8 10 (6.33%) Software Tester
9 9 (5.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (5.70%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.32%) AngularJS
2 33 (20.89%) .NET
3 26 (16.46%) JSON
4 23 (14.56%) SOAP
5 22 (13.92%) HTML
6 21 (13.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (11.39%) CSS
7 18 (11.39%) Spring
8 17 (10.76%) KnockoutJS
8 17 (10.76%) XML
9 16 (10.13%) Apache Camel
9 16 (10.13%) jQuery
10 15 (9.49%) Hibernate
10 15 (9.49%) JPA
10 15 (9.49%) Spring Integration
10 15 (9.49%) Spring MVC
11 14 (8.86%) ASP.NET
11 14 (8.86%) Backbone.js
11 14 (8.86%) Ember.js
12 13 (8.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.53%) Device Driver
1 4 (2.53%) User Experience
2 3 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.90%) Client/Server
2 3 (1.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (1.27%) FMCG
3 2 (1.27%) Home Automation
3 2 (1.27%) NHS
3 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.27%) Wiki
4 1 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.63%) iPhone
4 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.63%) PMI
4 1 (0.63%) Smart Home
4 1 (0.63%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.96%) Linux
2 8 (5.06%) Windows
3 7 (4.43%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.27%) CentOS
7 2 (1.27%) Unix
7 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.63%) AIX
8 1 (0.63%) Android
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (86.08%) Business Intelligence
1 136 (86.08%) Digital Marketing
1 136 (86.08%) Programme Management
2 78 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (24.05%) MVC
4 29 (18.35%) Scrum
5 26 (16.46%) Project Management
6 16 (10.13%) Integration Testing
7 15 (9.49%) BDD
8 13 (8.23%) Project Planning
9 12 (7.59%) OO
9 12 (7.59%) OOD
9 12 (7.59%) PRINCE2
9 12 (7.59%) SDLC
10 11 (6.96%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 11 (6.96%) Test Scripting
11 10 (6.33%) Compatibility Testing
11 10 (6.33%) Risk Management
12 9 (5.70%) Risk Analysis
12 9 (5.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.89%) SQL
2 31 (19.62%) C#
3 26 (16.46%) Java
4 25 (15.82%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.33%) C++
5 10 (6.33%) Python
6 7 (4.43%) C
6 7 (4.43%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.53%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.53%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.90%) Embedded C
8 3 (1.90%) Embedded C++
8 3 (1.90%) Ruby
9 2 (1.27%) Perl
9 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.27%) VBA
9 2 (1.27%) VC++
10 1 (0.63%) Go
10 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 44 (27.85%) Security Cleared
2 31 (19.62%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.59%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.16%) Degree
5 2 (1.27%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.27%) ISEB
5 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.63%) CCNA
6 1 (0.63%) CCNP
6 1 (0.63%) CISA
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.63%) CISSP
6 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.59%) QA
2 6 (3.80%) PMO
3 3 (1.90%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.53%) Firmware
3 3 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.63%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) WSUS
2 2 (1.27%) Nagios
3 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.63%) Kibana
3 1 (0.63%) SCCM
3 1 (0.63%) SCOM
3 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 136 (86.08%) SAP
2 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.13%) Oracle
4 5 (3.16%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.90%) Cisco
6 2 (1.27%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.27%) EMC
6 2 (1.27%) HP
6 2 (1.27%) IBM
7 1 (0.63%) Altera
7 1 (0.63%) Apple
7 1 (0.63%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.63%) F5
7 1 (0.63%) hybris
7 1 (0.63%) VMware
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