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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 54 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs citing Electronics 14 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.83% 3.43% 4.84%
As % of the General category 8.38% 10.70% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
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£408 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 - £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 - £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.47% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.40 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.70 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
167 243 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.89% 32.06% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 101 113
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 25
Average hourly rate £37.25 £37.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Electronics Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 September 2014. 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -25 4 £375 - 27
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Electronics
East of England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 10 (29.41%) GSM
2 8 (23.53%) C
2 8 (23.53%) Wireless
2 8 (23.53%) ZigBee
3 7 (20.59%) Bluetooth
4 6 (17.65%) EMC
4 6 (17.65%) 3G
4 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 5 (14.71%) Validation
5 5 (14.71%) CAD
5 5 (14.71%) Embedded C
6 4 (11.76%) SolidWorks
6 4 (11.76%) 2G
6 4 (11.76%) Black-Box Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Degree
7 3 (8.82%) GPRS
7 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
8 2 (5.88%) C++
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.88%) LabVIEW
8 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
9 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.94%) Git (software)

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (2.94%) XMetaL
1 1 (2.94%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) GSM
2 8 (23.53%) Wireless
2 8 (23.53%) ZigBee
3 7 (20.59%) Bluetooth
4 6 (17.65%) 3G
5 4 (11.76%) 2G
6 3 (8.82%) GPRS
7 1 (2.94%) DLNA
7 1 (2.94%) RTSP
7 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.94%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Test Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Electronics Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Software Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Design Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) EMC Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Mechanical Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) EMC Test Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) SAP Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Embedded C Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) LAMP
1 1 (2.94%) XML
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) IPTV
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.94%) Interactive TV
2 1 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.94%) MPEG
2 1 (2.94%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
1 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
1 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
2 5 (14.71%) Validation
2 5 (14.71%) CAD
3 4 (11.76%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Refactoring
5 1 (2.94%) Scrum
5 1 (2.94%) TDD
5 1 (2.94%) Pair Programming
5 1 (2.94%) Content Management
5 1 (2.94%) Industrial Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) C
2 5 (14.71%) Embedded C
3 2 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) HNC
2 1 (2.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) EMC
2 4 (11.76%) SolidWorks
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) CA
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