The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics 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 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 41 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing Electronics 4 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.07% 3.19% 6.96%
As % of the General category 8.51% 21.28% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £469 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
Electronics
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47 47 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.60% 15.02% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 45
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £180 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £451 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronics across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Electronics also 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 that cited Electronics.

1 7 (50.00%) Degree
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 6 (42.86%) C
2 6 (42.86%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) Device Driver
3 5 (35.71%) Android
3 5 (35.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (21.43%) Marketing
5 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) jQuery

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Electronics also 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 that cited Electronics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) VPLS
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) WAAS
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Protractor
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Programmer
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Programmer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) JPA
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) Device Driver
2 5 (35.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Content Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Network Design
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C
1 6 (42.86%) C++
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
4 2 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
1 1 (7.14%) HIPAA
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Aruba
3 1 (7.14%) Avaya
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Nortel
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
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