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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 50 31 52
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Contract jobs citing Electronics 19 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.62% 4.74% 1.85%
As % of the General category 10.05% 16.03% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £35.70 £34.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
189 156 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 26.03% 29.60% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 75 106
Average daily rate £400 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £228 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £573 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 22
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £33.75 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 29 January 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Cambridge -12 9 £350 - 29
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East of England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (42.31%) EMC
2 7 (26.92%) C
2 7 (26.92%) GSM
3 6 (23.08%) Embedded C
4 5 (19.23%) GPRS
4 5 (19.23%) 3G
4 5 (19.23%) Wireless
4 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
5 4 (15.38%) CAD
5 4 (15.38%) Python
6 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
6 3 (11.54%) 2G
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Degree
6 3 (11.54%) ZigBee
6 3 (11.54%) LTE
7 2 (7.69%) Open Source
7 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Internet of Things
7 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (7.69%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) Marketing
7 2 (7.69%) VxWorks
7 2 (7.69%) Content Management

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.69%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) GSM
2 5 (19.23%) GPRS
2 5 (19.23%) 3G
2 5 (19.23%) Wireless
3 3 (11.54%) 2G
3 3 (11.54%) ZigBee
3 3 (11.54%) LTE
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) Bluetooth
5 1 (3.85%) LDAP
5 1 (3.85%) UMTS
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) 4G
General
1 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.69%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Test Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Design Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Mechanical Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Validation Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Hardware Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) EMC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) LAMP
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Open Source
1 2 (7.69%) Internet of Things
1 2 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.85%) ASIC
2 1 (3.85%) DTV
2 1 (3.85%) VHDL
2 1 (3.85%) Verilog
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Nucleus RTOS
1 2 (7.69%) VxWorks
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) CAD
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Content Management
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.69%) Validation
4 2 (7.69%) Scrum
4 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 2 (7.69%) OOD
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) OO
4 2 (7.69%) DSDM
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C
2 6 (23.08%) Embedded C
3 4 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++
4 2 (7.69%) Assembly Language
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) EMC
2 2 (7.69%) SolidWorks
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Synopsys
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