The table below looks at the statistics for the Electronics Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Engineer
Rank 567 552 533
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 13 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.061% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.064% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 24
Average daily rate £588 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £538 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.75 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -12.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £28.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £45.25 £43.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.75 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -12.08%
Electronics Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Electronics Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronics Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Electronics Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Electronics Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronics Engineer across the England region.

Electronics Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Electronics Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronics Engineer across the England region.

Electronics Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Electronics Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Electronics Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Electronics Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 5 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
South East -3 5 - - 20
East of England +1 3 - - 17
South West -2 2 - - 6
London -11 2 £588 -2.08% 2
North West - 1 - - 7
Electronics Engineer
UK

Electronics Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Electronics Engineer in their job title 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 with Electronics Engineer in their job title.

1 22 (64.71%) Electronics
2 12 (35.29%) Validation
3 11 (32.35%) IEC 61508
4 8 (23.53%) LabVIEW
4 8 (23.53%) Python
4 8 (23.53%) Firmware
4 8 (23.53%) EMC
5 7 (20.59%) Schematic Capture
5 7 (20.59%) Electronic Trading
6 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 6 (17.65%) HND
6 6 (17.65%) C
6 6 (17.65%) Perl
6 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
7 5 (14.71%) VHDL
7 5 (14.71%) ISO 9001
7 5 (14.71%) HNC
7 5 (14.71%) JTAG
7 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.71%) MarketAxess
7 5 (14.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (14.71%) DO-254
7 5 (14.71%) Stress Analysis
8 4 (11.76%) Banking
8 4 (11.76%) Degree
8 4 (11.76%) Trayport
8 4 (11.76%) MS Office
8 4 (11.76%) Windows
8 4 (11.76%) Finance

Electronics Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Electronics Engineer in their job title 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 with Electronics Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Multicast
2 1 (2.94%) RFID
2 1 (2.94%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) LabVIEW
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) ClearQuest
3 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) Hudson
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (64.71%) Electronics
2 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Finance
4 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Automotive
5 1 (2.94%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) Rendezvous
1 1 (2.94%) SGML
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (14.71%) VHDL
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Eurex
3 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Unix
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Validation
2 7 (20.59%) Electronic Trading
2 7 (20.59%) Schematic Capture
3 5 (14.71%) Stress Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) Android Development
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.94%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.94%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.94%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (2.94%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) Python
2 6 (17.65%) C
2 6 (17.65%) Perl
3 3 (8.82%) MATLAB
4 2 (5.88%) Korn
4 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) HND
1 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) HNC
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) IEC 61508
2 5 (14.71%) DO-254
2 5 (14.71%) ISO 9001
2 5 (14.71%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Firmware
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Directory Server
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) EMC
2 5 (14.71%) MarketAxess
3 4 (11.76%) Trayport
4 3 (8.82%) Tradeweb
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.88%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.94%) Currenex
6 1 (2.94%) eSpeed
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Reuters
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X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: negotiable hourly rate
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford
Real Staffing
Rate: £43 - £47 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford
Real Staffing
Rate: £43 - £47 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £40 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Stockport
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Rate: £32 - £35 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago