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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 52 52 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing Electronics 6 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.02% 2.04% 5.08%
As % of the General category 5.41% 8.92% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £469 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.09%
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
111 157 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.81% 22.92% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 101 67
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £578 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 16
Average hourly rate £33.05 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £29.00 £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 4 £469 +33.92% 41
Electronics
East of England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (44.44%) C
1 8 (44.44%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) Python
4 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
4 5 (27.78%) Device Driver
4 5 (27.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Android
5 4 (22.22%) Marketing
5 4 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Embedded C++
5 4 (22.22%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) SAP
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Embedded C

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
1 1 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) MPLS
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) VPLS
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) WAAS
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) Impala
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) Protractor
General
1 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Programmer
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) JPA
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Device Driver
2 5 (27.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Android
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) CAD
6 1 (5.56%) Content Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C
1 8 (44.44%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) Embedded C++
5 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) R
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) COBIT
1 1 (5.56%) HIPAA
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Aruba
3 1 (5.56%) Avaya
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) Nortel
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.56%) Splunk
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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