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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 119 86 105
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +19
Contract jobs citing Electronics 31 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.98% 1.66% 1.07%
As % of the General category 3.21% 5.22% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£313 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 8
Average hourly rate £36.75 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £35.05 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.36%
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
965 766 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.57% 31.77% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 354 586
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 71 78
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.01 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.65 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -23 17 £375 +36.36% 30
Hertfordshire -11 5 £263 - 11
Suffolk -13 5 - - 6
Essex -4 2 - - 7
Bedfordshire -18 1 - - 6
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (40.30%) C
2 21 (31.34%) Software Engineering
3 16 (23.88%) Degree
4 13 (19.40%) GSM
5 12 (17.91%) C++
5 12 (17.91%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (16.42%) EMC
7 10 (14.93%) Embedded C
7 10 (14.93%) Bluetooth
7 10 (14.93%) ZigBee
8 9 (13.43%) Wireless
9 8 (11.94%) Project Management
9 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
10 7 (10.45%) Test Scripting
10 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
10 7 (10.45%) Validation
10 7 (10.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 7 (10.45%) HND
11 6 (8.96%) Java
11 6 (8.96%) 3G
11 6 (8.96%) CAD
11 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
11 6 (8.96%) Performance Testing
11 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
12 5 (7.46%) Chartered Engineer
12 5 (7.46%) Information Assurance
12 5 (7.46%) Network Management
12 5 (7.46%) Cyber Security
12 5 (7.46%) Black-Box Testing
12 5 (7.46%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (2.99%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.49%) XMetaL
2 1 (1.49%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) GSM
2 10 (14.93%) Bluetooth
2 10 (14.93%) ZigBee
3 9 (13.43%) Wireless
4 6 (8.96%) 3G
5 4 (5.97%) RTP
5 4 (5.97%) 2G
5 4 (5.97%) ASN.1
5 4 (5.97%) UMTS
5 4 (5.97%) FTP
5 4 (5.97%) HTTP
5 4 (5.97%) LTE
6 3 (4.48%) DLNA
6 3 (4.48%) GPRS
6 3 (4.48%) RTSP
6 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.99%) TETRA
8 1 (1.49%) Broadband
8 1 (1.49%) Internet
8 1 (1.49%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) ClearCase
1 4 (5.97%) ClearQuest
1 4 (5.97%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.99%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.97%) Marketing
3 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.48%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Software Engineer
2 12 (17.91%) Electronics Engineer
3 11 (16.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) Test Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Design Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Java Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Developer
7 4 (5.97%) EMC Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Hardware Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Designer
10 1 (1.49%) Development Engineer
10 1 (1.49%) Mac Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Middleware
2 2 (2.99%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) LAMP
3 1 (1.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.46%) DTV
6 4 (5.97%) Handset
7 3 (4.48%) Interactive TV
7 3 (4.48%) MPEG
7 3 (4.48%) IPTV
8 2 (2.99%) Firmware
8 2 (2.99%) Device Driver
8 2 (2.99%) VHDL
9 1 (1.49%) Verilog
9 1 (1.49%) Human Factors
9 1 (1.49%) iPhone
9 1 (1.49%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Linux
1 4 (5.97%) VxWorks
2 1 (1.49%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) Software Engineering
2 8 (11.94%) Project Management
3 7 (10.45%) Validation
3 7 (10.45%) Test Scripting
4 6 (8.96%) Performance Testing
4 6 (8.96%) CAD
5 5 (7.46%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (7.46%) Information Assurance
5 5 (7.46%) Network Management
5 5 (7.46%) Cyber Security
5 5 (7.46%) Black-Box Testing
6 4 (5.97%) UML
7 3 (4.48%) OO
7 3 (4.48%) OOD
7 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.48%) DRM
7 3 (4.48%) Automated Testing
8 2 (2.99%) Manual Testing
8 2 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) C
2 12 (17.91%) C++
3 10 (14.93%) Embedded C
4 6 (8.96%) Java
5 3 (4.48%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.99%) Assembly Language
6 2 (2.99%) Python
7 1 (1.49%) C#
7 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.49%) SQL
7 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) HND
2 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.46%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.49%) HNC
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.49%) MCTS
5 1 (1.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.49%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) EMC
2 4 (5.97%) SolidWorks
2 4 (5.97%) SAP
3 3 (4.48%) CA
4 1 (1.49%) Hitachi
4 1 (1.49%) Motorola
4 1 (1.49%) Siemens
4 1 (1.49%) IBM
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.49%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) Tableau
4 1 (1.49%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (1.49%) Intel
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