The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 112 95 87
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing Electronics 32 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.01% 1.02% 1.54%
As % of the General category 3.02% 3.03% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 17
Average daily rate £318 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £325 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 17
Average hourly rate £37.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £15.00 £33.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1060 759 1104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.62% 33.70% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 371 478
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £235 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 71 90
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.30 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.40 £44.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Electronics
England

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
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -3 21 £310 - 86
Essex -28 3 - - 3
Suffolk - 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire -9 2 £325 - 9
East Anglia - 2 - -
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (23.44%) C
1 15 (23.44%) Software Engineering
2 14 (21.88%) C++
3 13 (20.31%) Degree
4 9 (14.06%) EMC
5 8 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
7 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.38%) Embedded C
7 6 (9.38%) C#
7 6 (9.38%) SQL
7 6 (9.38%) OO
7 6 (9.38%) Windows
7 6 (9.38%) Linux
7 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
7 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
7 6 (9.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (7.81%) Python
8 5 (7.81%) GSM
8 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
8 5 (7.81%) Embedded C++
8 5 (7.81%) Project Management
9 4 (6.25%) Aerospace
9 4 (6.25%) Automotive
9 4 (6.25%) Firmware
9 4 (6.25%) XML
9 4 (6.25%) Java
9 4 (6.25%) Bluetooth
9 4 (6.25%) UML
9 4 (6.25%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) GSM
2 4 (6.25%) Bluetooth
3 3 (4.69%) DLNA
3 3 (4.69%) LTE
3 3 (4.69%) RTSP
3 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.13%) Wireless
4 2 (3.13%) 3GPP
4 2 (3.13%) Broadband
4 2 (3.13%) TETRA
4 2 (3.13%) ZigBee
4 2 (3.13%) 4G
5 1 (1.56%) GPRS
5 1 (1.56%) SMS
5 1 (1.56%) UMTS
5 1 (1.56%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.56%) Hudson
2 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.25%) Aerospace
1 4 (6.25%) Automotive
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Military
3 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Author
1 13 (20.31%) Technical Author
2 8 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Design Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.13%) RF Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) EMC Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Verification Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Java Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) Electrical Design Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) Automated Test Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) XML
2 3 (4.69%) Middleware
2 3 (4.69%) .NET
3 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.13%) WPF
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.56%) XSLT
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (6.25%) Firmware
3 4 (6.25%) VHDL
4 3 (4.69%) IPTV
4 3 (4.69%) Verilog
4 3 (4.69%) Interactive TV
4 3 (4.69%) MPEG
4 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.69%) DTV
5 1 (1.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.56%) Animation
5 1 (1.56%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.56%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.56%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
1 6 (9.38%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Software Engineering
2 6 (9.38%) OO
3 5 (7.81%) Project Management
4 4 (6.25%) UML
4 4 (6.25%) Scrum
4 4 (6.25%) Automated Testing
5 3 (4.69%) Validation
5 3 (4.69%) DRM
6 2 (3.13%) OOD
6 2 (3.13%) Logistics
6 2 (3.13%) Content Management
6 2 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (3.13%) Information Assurance
6 2 (3.13%) Network Management
6 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.13%) Cyber Security
7 1 (1.56%) iOS Development
7 1 (1.56%) Change Control
7 1 (1.56%) Test Strategy
7 1 (1.56%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) C
2 14 (21.88%) C++
3 6 (9.38%) Embedded C
3 6 (9.38%) C#
3 6 (9.38%) SQL
4 5 (7.81%) Python
4 5 (7.81%) Embedded C++
5 4 (6.25%) Java
6 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.69%) Perl
7 2 (3.13%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.56%) Ruby
8 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Degree
2 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) HND
5 2 (3.13%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.56%) MCTS
6 1 (1.56%) MCITP
6 1 (1.56%) HNC
6 1 (1.56%) ISEB
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) JTAG
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) EMC
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) CA
3 3 (4.69%) Hitachi
4 2 (3.13%) Intel
4 2 (3.13%) Motorola
4 2 (3.13%) Altera
5 1 (1.56%) Tableau
5 1 (1.56%) Actel
5 1 (1.56%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.56%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
Ipswich
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £42000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £26 - £30 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 24 days ago