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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 36 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Electronics 5 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.52% 1.52% 3.30%
As % of the General category 6.85% 6.85% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +4.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.89%
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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
73 73 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.12% 22.19% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 53
Average daily rate £306 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £558 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £37.80 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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
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 19 December 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) C
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 3 (33.33%) Bluetooth
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) ZigBee
3 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) SolidWorks
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) 3G
3 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) Assembly Language
3 2 (22.22%) CAD
3 2 (22.22%) GPRS
3 2 (22.22%) GSM
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Internet of Things
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) DSDM
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) LDAP
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) UMTS

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 3 (33.33%) Wireless
1 3 (33.33%) ZigBee
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) 3G
2 2 (22.22%) GPRS
2 2 (22.22%) GSM
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) UMTS
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) 2G
3 1 (11.11%) 4G
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (22.22%) Internet of Things
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) DTV
2 1 (11.11%) ASIC
2 1 (11.11%) VHDL
2 1 (11.11%) Verilog
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) CAD
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) DSDM
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Content Management
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 2 (22.22%) Assembly Language
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SolidWorks
1 2 (22.22%) EMC
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Synopsys
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