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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 57 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Electronics 15 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.91% 2.07% 1.87%
As % of the General category 6.91% 7.79% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
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£350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £350 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.90 £33.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.16%
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
217 154 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 27.57% 26.55% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 68 109
Average daily rate £350 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £533 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 23
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £33.90 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 -1 5 £350 - 28
St Neots - - - -
Electronics
East of England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (32.14%) C
2 8 (28.57%) Embedded C
2 8 (28.57%) EMC
3 7 (25.00%) GSM
4 6 (21.43%) Wireless
4 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.86%) GPRS
5 5 (17.86%) ZigBee
6 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 4 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
6 4 (14.29%) 3G
6 4 (14.29%) CAD
6 4 (14.29%) Bluetooth
7 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.14%) LabVIEW
8 2 (7.14%) LAMP
8 2 (7.14%) SolidWorks
8 2 (7.14%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
8 2 (7.14%) 2G
8 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
8 2 (7.14%) Automotive
8 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
8 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (7.14%) VxWorks
8 2 (7.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (7.14%) Internet
8 2 (7.14%) Assembly Language
8 2 (7.14%) Embedded C++
8 2 (7.14%) OOD

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (7.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) GSM
2 6 (21.43%) Wireless
3 5 (17.86%) ZigBee
3 5 (17.86%) GPRS
4 4 (14.29%) Bluetooth
4 4 (14.29%) 3G
5 2 (7.14%) 2G
5 2 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) LDAP
6 1 (3.57%) UMTS
6 1 (3.57%) DHCP
6 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.57%) DNS
6 1 (3.57%) Firewall
6 1 (3.57%) LTE
6 1 (3.57%) 4G
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
1 2 (7.14%) Automotive
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Mechanical Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Design Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) EMC Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) EMC Test Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Release Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) LAMP
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (7.14%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) ASIC
2 1 (3.57%) DTV
2 1 (3.57%) VHDL
2 1 (3.57%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) VxWorks
1 2 (7.14%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (14.29%) CAD
2 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 4 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) OO
4 2 (7.14%) OOD
4 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) DSDM
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.57%) Validation
5 1 (3.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) C
2 8 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 2 (7.14%) Embedded C++
3 2 (7.14%) Assembly Language
3 2 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (7.14%) SolidWorks
3 1 (3.57%) Synopsys
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Rate: £13 - 17 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £neg
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago