Period
to 14 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 14 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 98 91
Rank change year-on-year +31 -7 -17
Contract jobs citing Electronics 16 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.29% 1.02% 0.32%
As % of the General category 5.26% 3.39% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 3
Wales median daily rate £375 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.82% - +2.33%
10th Percentile £269 £450 £525
90th Percentile £575 £626 £595
UK median daily rate £450 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +15.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Wales median hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £44.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year +1.69% +9.26% +5.19%

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 Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 304 501 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.58% 29.93% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 331 264
Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £164
90th Percentile £613 £594 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 21
Wales median hourly rate £22.25 £14.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.93% -39.13% +19.48%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.13 £11.72
90th Percentile £38.13 £28.55 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.76 £22.00
% change year-on-year +1.10% -1.09% +7.32%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Electronics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in Wales

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in Wales

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in Wales over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronics in Wales

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in Wales

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Wales region over the 6 months to 14 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
South Wales +23 11 £345 -35.81% 13
West Wales +4 4 £550 -4.35% 1
North Wales - 1 - - 2
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 14 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 Wales region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 7 (43.75%) Manufacturing
1 7 (43.75%) Marketing
2 6 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 6 (37.50%) SAP
2 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (37.50%) Public Sector
3 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
3 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Firmware
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) SCCM
4 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (25.00%) Change Control
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) Office 365
5 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) C
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.25%) InDesign
2 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.25%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.25%) MSI
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Manufacturing
1 7 (43.75%) Marketing
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Public Sector
2 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Test Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (6.25%) RF Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior RF Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Photography
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (25.00%) Change Control
3 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) PDM
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Product Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 13485
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe