The table below looks at the statistics for the Electronics Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Engineer
Rank 49 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.21% - 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £288 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £39.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £29.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+32.77% -25.62%
Electronics Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
456 344 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.02% 94.51% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 153 202
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 36 100
Average hourly rate £25.25 £30.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.83% -10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £59.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Electronics Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronics Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Electronics Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Electronics Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronics Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Electronics Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Electronics Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Electronics Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Electronics Engineer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Electronics Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Electronics Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Electronics
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) SolidWorks
3 1 (20.00%) Industrial Design
3 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (20.00%) GSM
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) CAD

Electronics Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Electronics Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Electronics Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (20.00%) GSM
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) 3G
1 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
General
1 5 (100.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Industrial Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) SolidWorks