The table below looks at the statistics for the Electronics Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Engineer
Rank 593 564 539
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 14 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.034% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.037% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
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£280 £375 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -42.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-25.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £30.00 £29.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Electronics Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Electronics Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Electronics Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Electronics Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
England -29 14 £280 -25.33% 84
South East -10 7 £280 -30.00% 27
Buckinghamshire +5 4 £363 -9.37% 2
Milton Keynes +5 3 £363 -9.37% 1
Redhill - 3 £280 - 3
Surrey - 3 £280 - 5
West Midlands -11 2 - - 12
East of England 0 1 - - 18
Hertfordshire 0 1 - - 3
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 8
London - 1 - - 3
Northampton - 1 - -

Electronics Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 28 (87.50%) Electronics
2 9 (28.13%) CAD
3 7 (21.88%) EMC
4 6 (18.75%) C
4 6 (18.75%) Degree
5 4 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.50%) Automotive
5 4 (12.50%) Validation
6 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
6 3 (9.38%) Embedded C
6 3 (9.38%) MATLAB
6 3 (9.38%) Simulink
6 3 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
7 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
7 2 (6.25%) Firmware
7 2 (6.25%) C++
7 2 (6.25%) VHDL
8 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.13%) MS Office
8 1 (3.13%) HND
8 1 (3.13%) Intel
8 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
8 1 (3.13%) CAE
8 1 (3.13%) Project Management

Electronics Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (9.38%) Simulink
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Wireless
General
1 28 (87.50%) Electronics
2 4 (12.50%) Automotive
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.25%) VHDL
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) CAD
2 4 (12.50%) Validation
3 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.13%) CAE
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C
2 3 (9.38%) Embedded C
2 3 (9.38%) MATLAB
3 2 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) HND
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) EMC
2 1 (3.13%) Intel
2 1 (3.13%) Freescale
West Midlands
Connectus
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £37 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £36 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £36 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Worcester
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £31 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
West Sussex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago