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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 93 97 101
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Electronics 46 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.63% 1.23% 1.28%
As % of the General category 5.27% 4.12% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
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£413 £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £365 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 13
Average hourly rate £43.75 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.70 £31.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £42.50 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.89%
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
873 728 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.02% 29.90% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 371 497
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £225 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £518 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 73 75
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +91.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.90 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Electronics Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Electronics Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +9 15 £425 - 3
Cambridgeshire -7 15 £350 - 44
Hertfordshire +8 6 - - 7
Bedfordshire -13 4 £500 - 2
Norfolk +9 3 - - 2
Suffolk -4 3 - - 3
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 27 (36.99%) Automotive
2 15 (20.55%) Software Engineering
3 13 (17.81%) C
4 11 (15.07%) EMC
5 10 (13.70%) Embedded C
5 10 (13.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (10.96%) C++
6 8 (10.96%) Aerospace
6 8 (10.96%) Manufacturing
7 7 (9.59%) SAP
7 7 (9.59%) GSM
7 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
7 7 (9.59%) Finance
7 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.59%) Marketing
8 6 (8.22%) UML
8 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.22%) Embedded C++
8 6 (8.22%) DTV
8 6 (8.22%) Wireless
8 6 (8.22%) Programme Management
8 6 (8.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (8.22%) Mentor Graphics
8 6 (8.22%) ZigBee
8 6 (8.22%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (8.22%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.85%) OO
9 5 (6.85%) OOD
9 5 (6.85%) GPRS
9 5 (6.85%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 2 (2.74%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (1.37%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.37%) BASE24
2 1 (1.37%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) GSM
2 6 (8.22%) Wireless
2 6 (8.22%) ZigBee
3 5 (6.85%) GPRS
4 4 (5.48%) Bluetooth
4 4 (5.48%) Internet
4 4 (5.48%) 3G
5 2 (2.74%) 2G
5 2 (2.74%) DNS
5 2 (2.74%) DHCP
6 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.37%) LDAP
6 1 (1.37%) UMTS
6 1 (1.37%) Firewall
6 1 (1.37%) LTE
6 1 (1.37%) 4G
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) LabVIEW
1 2 (2.74%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (36.99%) Automotive
2 8 (10.96%) Manufacturing
2 8 (10.96%) Aerospace
3 7 (9.59%) Marketing
3 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.59%) Finance
4 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (12.33%) Electronics Engineer
2 6 (8.22%) Test Engineer
3 4 (5.48%) Software Engineer
4 3 (4.11%) Architect
4 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (4.11%) Design Engineer
4 3 (4.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (4.11%) Mechanical Engineer
5 2 (2.74%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 2 (2.74%) EMC Engineer
5 2 (2.74%) Tester
5 2 (2.74%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (1.37%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (1.37%) Network Analyst
6 1 (1.37%) Performance Tester
6 1 (1.37%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (1.37%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (1.37%) Server Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) Web Services
3 2 (2.74%) XML
3 2 (2.74%) LAMP
3 2 (2.74%) JSON
3 2 (2.74%) REST
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (8.22%) DTV
3 4 (5.48%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.74%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.37%) Open Source
5 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.37%) Physics
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.37%) VHDL
5 1 (1.37%) Verilog
5 1 (1.37%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Linux
2 2 (2.74%) VxWorks
2 2 (2.74%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) Software Engineering
2 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.22%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (8.22%) UML
3 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (8.22%) Test Scripting
3 6 (8.22%) Programme Management
4 5 (6.85%) OO
4 5 (6.85%) OOD
5 4 (5.48%) CAD
5 4 (5.48%) Black-Box Testing
6 3 (4.11%) Validation
7 2 (2.74%) Scrum
7 2 (2.74%) Information Security
7 2 (2.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.74%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.74%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.74%) Project Management
7 2 (2.74%) SOA
7 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) C
2 10 (13.70%) Embedded C
3 8 (10.96%) C++
4 6 (8.22%) Embedded C++
5 3 (4.11%) Assembly Language
6 2 (2.74%) Java
6 2 (2.74%) C#
6 2 (2.74%) Python
7 1 (1.37%) PHP
7 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.37%) Ruby
7 1 (1.37%) Golang
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.11%) JTAG
1 3 (4.11%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
1 1 (1.37%) SCOM
1 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) EMC
2 7 (9.59%) SAP
3 6 (8.22%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (2.74%) hybris
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.74%) HP
4 2 (2.74%) SolidWorks
4 2 (2.74%) KANA
5 1 (1.37%) Synopsys
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Real Staffing
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Essex
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Rate: £45 - £47 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
Suffolk
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Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
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Rate: £40 - £60 per hour + competitive
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