The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 119 104 88
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Contract jobs citing Electronics 18 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 1.13% 1.26%
As % of the General category 2.09% 3.43% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
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£328 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £328
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £42.50 £38.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Electronics
England

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

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
862 962 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.52% 32.92% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 510 340
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 70 87
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.43 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.97% -27.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £14.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £45.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Cambridgeshire -17 8 - - 42
Essex +3 6 £328 - 10
Hertfordshire 0 3 - - 7
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (31.82%) XML
1 14 (31.82%) Content Management
1 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
2 12 (27.27%) C
3 9 (20.45%) C#
4 8 (18.18%) Python
4 8 (18.18%) EMC
4 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
5 7 (15.91%) C++
5 7 (15.91%) Java
6 6 (13.64%) HTML
6 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
6 6 (13.64%) Games
6 6 (13.64%) FrameMaker
6 6 (13.64%) Wireless
7 5 (11.36%) Doxygen
7 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
7 5 (11.36%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (11.36%) Internet
7 5 (11.36%) Embedded C
7 5 (11.36%) OO
7 5 (11.36%) Windows
7 5 (11.36%) GPRS
7 5 (11.36%) GSM
7 5 (11.36%) 3D Programming
8 4 (9.09%) Degree
8 4 (9.09%) Linux
8 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.82%) 2G

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
1 6 (13.64%) FrameMaker
2 5 (11.36%) Doxygen
3 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.27%) XMetaL
4 1 (2.27%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Wireless
2 5 (11.36%) Internet
2 5 (11.36%) GPRS
2 5 (11.36%) GSM
3 3 (6.82%) 3G
3 3 (6.82%) 2G
4 2 (4.55%) ZigBee
4 2 (4.55%) LTE
4 2 (4.55%) 4G
5 1 (2.27%) 802.11
5 1 (2.27%) DSL
5 1 (2.27%) DVB
5 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.27%) UMTS
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.27%) FTP
5 1 (2.27%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) Trac
General
1 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
2 6 (13.64%) Games
3 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.82%) Finance
4 3 (6.82%) Automotive
4 3 (6.82%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Avionics
5 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Author
1 12 (27.27%) Technical Author
2 6 (13.64%) Software Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Test Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Developer
3 3 (6.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Validation Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Hardware Test Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Architect
4 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.55%) Design Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Release Manager
5 1 (2.27%) C++ Developer
5 1 (2.27%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) XML
2 6 (13.64%) HTML
3 3 (6.82%) .NET
3 3 (6.82%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) REST
4 2 (4.55%) LAMP
4 2 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.27%) XSLT
5 1 (2.27%) CGI
5 1 (2.27%) Middleware
5 1 (2.27%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (6.82%) DTV
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.55%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.27%) SCADA
4 1 (2.27%) VHDL
4 1 (2.27%) Verilog
4 1 (2.27%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Content Management
1 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
2 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.36%) 3D Programming
3 5 (11.36%) OO
4 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.82%) Validation
5 3 (6.82%) Scrum
5 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.82%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) C
2 9 (20.45%) C#
3 8 (18.18%) Python
4 7 (15.91%) C++
4 7 (15.91%) Java
5 5 (11.36%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.27%) Go
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
1 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) EMC
2 3 (6.82%) SAP
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) KANA
3 2 (4.55%) hybris
4 1 (2.27%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (2.27%) Intel
4 1 (2.27%) QNX
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
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