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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 109 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Electronics 18 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 1.06% 1.58%
As % of the General category 2.50% 3.55% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Average daily rate £475 £419 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £350 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £550 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 19
Average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +15.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.50 £33.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £45.90 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
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
719 761 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.17% 29.74% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 459 388
Average daily rate £425 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 69
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -33.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.27 £13.68 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 6 £187 -56.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £469 +33.92% 39
Bedfordshire +7 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire +8 2 £475 - 3
Norfolk - 1 £513 -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 19 (41.30%) C
2 15 (32.61%) Validation
2 15 (32.61%) Degree
3 14 (30.43%) IEC 61508
4 13 (28.26%) Python
5 12 (26.09%) C++
5 12 (26.09%) LabVIEW
6 11 (23.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 10 (21.74%) Manufacturing
8 9 (19.57%) Programme Management
8 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
8 9 (19.57%) Finance
8 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (19.57%) Firmware
8 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
8 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
8 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
9 8 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (17.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (17.39%) Software Testing
9 8 (17.39%) Marketing
9 8 (17.39%) SAP
9 8 (17.39%) Windows
10 7 (15.22%) Linux
10 7 (15.22%) HNC
10 7 (15.22%) HND
10 7 (15.22%) ISO 9001
10 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
11 6 (13.04%) VHDL
11 6 (13.04%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (6.52%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.17%) Commerce Server
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) JBoss
2 1 (2.17%) Kinematics
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) Simulink
1 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.17%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (17.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Wireless
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) MPLS
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) SpaceWire
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) VoIP
2 1 (2.17%) VPLS
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) WAAS
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.17%) Impala
2 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) LabVIEW
2 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.17%) GCC
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Protractor
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 10 (21.74%) Manufacturing
2 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
3 8 (17.39%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Billing
5 1 (2.17%) Avionics
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Military
5 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.17%) Publishing
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Electronics Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Test Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Design Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Firmware Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Tester
5 3 (6.52%) Programmer
5 3 (6.52%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Product Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Products Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Voice Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Voice Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) HTML
2 3 (6.52%) CSS
2 3 (6.52%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (4.35%) .NET
3 2 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.17%) HTML5
4 1 (2.17%) JPA
4 1 (2.17%) OpenCV
4 1 (2.17%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.17%) RESTful
4 1 (2.17%) Spring
4 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.04%) VHDL
4 5 (10.87%) Device Driver
5 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.17%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.17%) Mechatronics
6 1 (2.17%) NHS
6 1 (2.17%) Physics
6 1 (2.17%) PKI
6 1 (2.17%) Robotics
6 1 (2.17%) Smart Energy
6 1 (2.17%) Social Media
6 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Validation
2 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (19.57%) Programme Management
3 8 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (17.39%) Software Testing
4 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
5 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.87%) Schematic Capture
6 5 (10.87%) Stress Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.70%) TDD
8 3 (6.52%) BDD
8 3 (6.52%) CRM
8 3 (6.52%) DevOps
8 3 (6.52%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Black-Box Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.35%) Presales
9 2 (4.35%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) C
2 13 (28.26%) Python
3 12 (26.09%) C++
4 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.87%) Embedded C++
5 5 (10.87%) Java
6 3 (6.52%) C#
6 3 (6.52%) Embedded C
6 3 (6.52%) MATLAB
6 3 (6.52%) Ruby
7 2 (4.35%) VC++
8 1 (2.17%) ANSI C
8 1 (2.17%) C++/CLI
8 1 (2.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) R
8 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Degree
2 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
3 7 (15.22%) HNC
3 7 (15.22%) HND
4 1 (2.17%) CCIE
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) IEC 61508
2 7 (15.22%) ISO 9001
3 5 (10.87%) DO-254
3 5 (10.87%) JTAG
4 1 (2.17%) COBIT
4 1 (2.17%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.17%) QA
4 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Firmware
2 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) Cygwin
4 1 (2.17%) HDFS
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) SAP
2 6 (13.04%) EMC
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.70%) Citrix
5 3 (6.52%) VMware
6 2 (4.35%) IBM
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (2.17%) Aruba
7 1 (2.17%) ATG
7 1 (2.17%) Avaya
7 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) Dell
7 1 (2.17%) F5
7 1 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) hybris
7 1 (2.17%) Juniper
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) Nortel
7 1 (2.17%) Splunk
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford
Real Staffing
Rate: £43 - £47 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Chelmsford
Real Staffing
Rate: £43 - £47 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £40 - 60 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
IQ Telecom
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £40 - 45 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
IQ Telecom
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 20 days ago