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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Engineer
Rank 578 561 542
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 17 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.041% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.044% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Average daily rate
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- £650 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +57.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £345 £400
% change year-on-year
- -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 8
Average hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.00 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £42.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+8.66% +3.44%

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Electronics Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Top 30 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 19 December 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
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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 -34 17 - - 69
East of England -15 7 - - 13
South East -21 5 - - 31
South West -22 3 - - 9
Brighton - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Surrey -6 1 - - 13
Cambridgeshire -11 1 - - 8
Southampton - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 4
North East - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 3
North Wales - - - -
Wales - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 3
Oxfordshire - - - - 7
Shropshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 9
Flintshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Bath - - - - 1
Billingham - - - -

Electronics Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 22 (66.67%) Electronics
2 12 (36.36%) EMC
3 9 (27.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (21.21%) Aerospace
5 6 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (15.15%) Banking
6 5 (15.15%) Trayport
6 5 (15.15%) Windows
7 4 (12.12%) Linux
7 4 (12.12%) Java
7 4 (12.12%) Perl
7 4 (12.12%) CRM
7 4 (12.12%) Finance
7 4 (12.12%) Time Management
7 4 (12.12%) MarketAxess
7 4 (12.12%) Korn
8 3 (9.09%) Mentor Graphics
8 3 (9.09%) Software Deployment
8 3 (9.09%) Automotive
8 3 (9.09%) Validation
8 3 (9.09%) CAD
8 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
8 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
9 2 (6.06%) C
9 2 (6.06%) GSM
9 2 (6.06%) Project Management
9 2 (6.06%) CAN bus
9 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
9 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.06%) Degree

Electronics Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (3.03%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.06%) GSM
3 1 (3.03%) ZigBee
3 1 (3.03%) Modbus
3 1 (3.03%) Profibus
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
3 1 (3.03%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.03%) 3G
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) LabVIEW
General
1 22 (66.67%) Electronics
2 7 (21.21%) Aerospace
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Finance
5 3 (9.09%) Automotive
6 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
7 1 (3.03%) Marketing
7 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (6.06%) CAN bus
3 1 (3.03%) Verilog
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (12.12%) CRM
2 4 (12.12%) Time Management
3 3 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 3 (9.09%) Validation
3 3 (9.09%) CAD
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.03%) System Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Java
1 4 (12.12%) Perl
1 4 (12.12%) Korn
2 2 (6.06%) C
3 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
3 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) JTAG
1 1 (3.03%) IEC 61508
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) EMC
2 5 (15.15%) Trayport
3 4 (12.12%) MarketAxess
4 3 (9.09%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (3.03%) Reuters
5 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
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