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 28 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 35 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Electronics 3 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.91% 0.92% 5.31%
As % of the General category 3.70% 4.76% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£319 - £290
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 - £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 - £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 11
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
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
81 63 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.55% 19.33% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 27 63
Average daily rate £268 £380 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.60% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £620 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.04% +21.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £38.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £56.25 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 28 November 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 3 (42.86%) C
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Bluetooth
2 2 (28.57%) GSM
2 2 (28.57%) CAD
2 2 (28.57%) SolidWorks
2 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
2 2 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) ZigBee
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Synopsys
3 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) 3G
3 1 (14.29%) ASIC
3 1 (14.29%) VHDL
3 1 (14.29%) Verilog
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Bluetooth
1 2 (28.57%) GSM
1 2 (28.57%) ZigBee
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) GPRS
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) FPGA Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Tester
1 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Tester
1 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Mechanical Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Tester
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) ASIC
2 1 (14.29%) VHDL
2 1 (14.29%) Verilog
2 1 (14.29%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CAD
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
2 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
1 2 (28.57%) SolidWorks
2 1 (14.29%) Synopsys
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £60 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago