The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Electronics Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Engineer
Rank 623 635 624
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 16 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.038% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.040% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 7
Median daily rate £335 £625 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.40% +13.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-24.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £41.75 £41.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Electronics Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Electronics Engineer in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronics Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Electronics Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2016.

Electronics Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 16 £335 -46.40% 35
South East +8 4 £340 - 6
London -5 4 £625 - 4
East of England +20 3 - - 6
City of London +36 2 £625 -3.84%
Chelmsford +11 2 - -
Essex +1 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £344 - 5
Brighton - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 5
Basingstoke - 1 - - 1
Leicester - 1 £388 -
Nottingham - 1 £300 - 1
Redhill - 1 £280 -
Leicestershire - 1 £388 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £300 - 2
East Sussex - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 5
Surrey - 1 £280 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Coventry - 1 £300 - 2
North West - 1 £330 - 4
West Midlands - 1 £300 - 5

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Electronics Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Electronics Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (94.00%) Electronics
2 21 (42.00%) C
3 20 (40.00%) EMC
3 20 (40.00%) Degree
4 17 (34.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 15 (30.00%) Schematic Capture
6 12 (24.00%) CAD
7 11 (22.00%) Assembly Language
7 11 (22.00%) Bluetooth
7 11 (22.00%) Physics
8 7 (14.00%) C++
8 7 (14.00%) Firmware
9 6 (12.00%) Wireless
10 5 (10.00%) Prototyping
10 5 (10.00%) Fault Analysis
10 5 (10.00%) NFC
10 5 (10.00%) Automotive
10 5 (10.00%) Validation
10 5 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (10.00%) Middleware
10 5 (10.00%) WLAN
11 4 (8.00%) 3G
11 4 (8.00%) C#
11 4 (8.00%) HNC
11 4 (8.00%) HND
11 4 (8.00%) ZigBee
12 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
12 3 (6.00%) OrCAD
12 3 (6.00%) 5G
12 3 (6.00%) Data Structures

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (6.00%) OrCAD
2 2 (4.00%) Simulink
2 2 (4.00%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (2.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (2.00%) PTC Creo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) Bluetooth
2 6 (12.00%) Wireless
3 5 (10.00%) NFC
3 5 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (10.00%) WLAN
4 4 (8.00%) 3G
4 4 (8.00%) ZigBee
5 3 (6.00%) 2G
5 3 (6.00%) 5G
5 3 (6.00%) GSM
5 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.00%) RFID
6 1 (2.00%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 47 (94.00%) Electronics
2 5 (10.00%) Automotive
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.00%) Finance
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) WinForms
2 2 (4.00%) WPF
3 1 (2.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (22.00%) Physics
3 3 (6.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.00%) Derivative
4 2 (4.00%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.00%) VHDL
5 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) Contactless
5 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.00%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Schematic Capture
2 12 (24.00%) CAD
3 5 (10.00%) Fault Analysis
3 5 (10.00%) Prototyping
3 5 (10.00%) Validation
4 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.00%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (4.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (4.00%) OO
5 2 (4.00%) Scrum
5 2 (4.00%) Video Processing
6 1 (2.00%) Benchmarking
6 1 (2.00%) BPR
6 1 (2.00%) CAE
6 1 (2.00%) PLM
6 1 (2.00%) Project Management
6 1 (2.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) C
2 11 (22.00%) Assembly Language
3 7 (14.00%) C++
4 4 (8.00%) C#
5 3 (6.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.00%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (4.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) HNC
2 4 (8.00%) HND
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) EMC
2 3 (6.00%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (4.00%) DevExpress
3 2 (4.00%) Syncfusion
4 1 (2.00%) Altera
4 1 (2.00%) Cadence
4 1 (2.00%) Synplicity
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