The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cambridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 29 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Electronics 14 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.84% 3.11% 5.02%
As % of the General category 17.07% 12.37% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 13
Average daily rate £310 - £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £38.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £40.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
82 97 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.47% 25.13% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 58
Average daily rate £300 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £225 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.40 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Electronics
Cambridgeshire

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Electronics Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (32.14%) C
2 7 (25.00%) C++
3 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.86%) Degree
5 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 4 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 4 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (10.71%) DLNA
6 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
6 3 (10.71%) MPEG
6 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.71%) CA
6 3 (10.71%) Middleware
6 3 (10.71%) DRM
6 3 (10.71%) DTV
6 3 (10.71%) Python
6 3 (10.71%) Perl
6 3 (10.71%) RTSP
6 3 (10.71%) Interactive TV
6 3 (10.71%) IPTV
7 2 (7.14%) Verilog
7 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 2 (7.14%) Android
7 2 (7.14%) LTE
7 2 (7.14%) Java
7 2 (7.14%) C#
7 2 (7.14%) XML

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DLNA
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.71%) RTSP
2 2 (7.14%) LTE
2 2 (7.14%) 3GPP
2 2 (7.14%) 4G
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Hudson
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Author
1 9 (32.14%) Technical Author
2 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) RF Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Automated Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Electronics Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) XSLT
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 4 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (10.71%) MPEG
2 3 (10.71%) DTV
2 3 (10.71%) Interactive TV
2 3 (10.71%) IPTV
3 2 (7.14%) Verilog
3 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.57%) Firmware
4 1 (3.57%) Animation
4 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.57%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (10.71%) DRM
3 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.57%) OO
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) C
2 7 (25.00%) C++
3 4 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 3 (10.71%) Python
4 3 (10.71%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.57%) Tcl
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) HNC
3 1 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) JTAG
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) CA
2 2 (7.14%) Hitachi
2 2 (7.14%) Motorola
2 2 (7.14%) Intel
3 1 (3.57%) EMC
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