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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 121 104 90
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing Electronics 18 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 1.18% 1.44%
As % of the General category 2.04% 3.81% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 2
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£310 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £253 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £375 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £23.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £42.50 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
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
883 893 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.83% 30.95% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 475 316
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 83 81
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% -26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.11
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%

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 7 July 2015.

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
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 7 July 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
Hertfordshire -2 7 £310 +18.09% 8
Essex -9 5 £328 - 8
Cambridgeshire -15 4 £400 +14.28% 32
Bedfordshire +4 1 - - 1
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 14 (33.33%) C
3 13 (30.95%) Content Management
4 12 (28.57%) XML
5 11 (26.19%) C++
6 8 (19.05%) C#
6 8 (19.05%) Java
6 8 (19.05%) Linux
6 8 (19.05%) Python
7 7 (16.67%) Doxygen
7 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
8 6 (14.29%) FrameMaker
8 6 (14.29%) Windows
8 6 (14.29%) MS Visio
8 6 (14.29%) HTML
8 6 (14.29%) EMC
9 5 (11.90%) Embedded C
9 5 (11.90%) GSM
9 5 (11.90%) OO
9 5 (11.90%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (11.90%) Games
9 5 (11.90%) 3D Programming
10 4 (9.52%) Finance
10 4 (9.52%) Wireless
10 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
10 4 (9.52%) Marketing
10 4 (9.52%) Degree
10 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 2 (4.76%) Kinematics
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Doxygen
2 6 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 6 (14.29%) FrameMaker
3 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) GSM
2 4 (9.52%) GPRS
2 4 (9.52%) Wireless
3 2 (4.76%) 2G
3 2 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (4.76%) 3G
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.76%) LTE
4 1 (2.38%) 4G
4 1 (2.38%) 802.11
4 1 (2.38%) DSL
4 1 (2.38%) DVB
4 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.38%) ZigBee
4 1 (2.38%) Broadband
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.38%) FTP
4 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.76%) GCC
2 2 (4.76%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) Trac
General
1 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Games
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
3 4 (9.52%) Finance
4 3 (7.14%) Avionics
5 2 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Author
1 12 (28.57%) Technical Author
2 10 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Validation Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Hardware Test Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) XML
2 6 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (4.76%) OpenGL
3 2 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (4.76%) OpenCV
4 1 (2.38%) Middleware
4 1 (2.38%) SGML
4 1 (2.38%) LAMP
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) XSLT
4 1 (2.38%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (9.52%) DTV
3 3 (7.14%) VHDL
3 3 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (4.76%) Robotics
4 2 (4.76%) Mechatronics
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.38%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) ASIC
5 1 (2.38%) Streaming Music
5 1 (2.38%) SCADA
5 1 (2.38%) Verilog
5 1 (2.38%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 13 (30.95%) Content Management
3 5 (11.90%) 3D Programming
3 5 (11.90%) OO
4 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
4 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (7.14%) Signal Processing
5 3 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.14%) Validation
5 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (4.76%) Scrum
6 2 (4.76%) UML
6 2 (4.76%) Benchmarking
6 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) C
2 11 (26.19%) C++
3 8 (19.05%) Java
3 8 (19.05%) C#
3 8 (19.05%) Python
4 5 (11.90%) Embedded C
5 3 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.76%) ANSI C
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) SQL
7 1 (2.38%) VC++
7 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Firmware
1 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.76%) Cygwin
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) EMC
2 4 (9.52%) SAP
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco
4 2 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) Dell
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) QNX
5 1 (2.38%) Intel
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