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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronics
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 28 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Electronics 15 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.25% 0.62% 2.42%
As % of the General category 19.23% 3.92% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £331 £263 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.19% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £34.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%

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
78 51 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.10% 15.69% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 42
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £43.75 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.75 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.17
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +28.84%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 8 (40.00%) Time Management
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (20.00%) C
3 4 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) Marketing
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (15.00%) WCF
4 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) Finance
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Firmware
5 2 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (5.00%) RS-232
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Author
1 8 (40.00%) Technical Author
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Analogue IC Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (15.00%) WCF
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) CSS3
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Time Management
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (10.00%) SDLC
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (5.00%) IC Design
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (5.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (5.00%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C
1 4 (20.00%) C#
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (15.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) BT
2 1 (5.00%) Cadence
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Samsung
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