The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 71 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Contract jobs citing Electronics 3 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.37% 2.71% 3.61%
As % of the General category 1.86% 13.25% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
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£400 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 5
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £30.00 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Electronics
East of England

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

General Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
161 166 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.68% 20.47% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 90 81
Average daily rate £380 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £129 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 20
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.25 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £27.75 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £49.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -14 1 £400 +16.36% 34
Electronics
East of England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 12 (66.67%) XML
1 12 (66.67%) Content Management
2 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 7 (38.89%) C
4 6 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) C++
4 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 6 (33.33%) FrameMaker
5 5 (27.78%) Doxygen
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (27.78%) Games
5 5 (27.78%) 3D Programming
6 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
6 2 (11.11%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) IC Design
7 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.56%) ASIC
7 1 (5.56%) DTV
7 1 (5.56%) SGML
7 1 (5.56%) GPRS
7 1 (5.56%) GSM
7 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 6 (33.33%) FrameMaker
2 5 (27.78%) Doxygen
3 1 (5.56%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) GPRS
1 1 (5.56%) GSM
1 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
General
1 5 (27.78%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Author
1 12 (66.67%) Technical Author
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Writer
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) XML
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) XSLT
3 1 (5.56%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (5.56%) Streaming Music
2 1 (5.56%) ASIC
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Content Management
2 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) 3D Programming
4 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) IC Design
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
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