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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Engineer
UK
Rank 569 611 587
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 25 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.035% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.036% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 9
Median daily rate £375 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £583 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - £290
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £14.00 £31.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.54 £45.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -2.77%

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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

Electronics Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Top 24 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +49 23 £375 -37.50% 32
South East +29 12 £285 - 12
Hampshire - 6 - - 3
East of England +2 4 £325 - 11
Basingstoke - 4 - - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £388 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £388 - 1
Leeds - 4 £388 - 1
Essex -4 2 £338 - 2
Surrey - 2 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Berkshire +19 1 £195 - 1
South West +8 1 £375 - 5
Cambridgeshire +5 1 - - 6
West Midlands - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £150 - 1
Cambridge - 1 - - 6
Bath - 1 £375 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £150 -
Reading - 1 £195 -

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 34 (62.96%) Electronics
2 21 (38.89%) EMC
3 20 (37.04%) Schematic Capture
4 19 (35.19%) Manufacturing
5 17 (31.48%) OrCAD
6 15 (27.78%) RFID
7 14 (25.93%) Degree
8 13 (24.07%) Contactless
9 12 (22.22%) Ethernet
10 11 (20.37%) C
11 10 (18.52%) NFC
11 10 (18.52%) Chartered Engineer
11 10 (18.52%) RS-232
12 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
13 7 (12.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (12.96%) C++
13 7 (12.96%) Bluetooth
13 7 (12.96%) Firmware
13 7 (12.96%) Smartcard
14 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
14 6 (11.11%) VHDL
15 5 (9.26%) Validation
15 5 (9.26%) SQL
15 5 (9.26%) Embedded C
15 5 (9.26%) Windows
15 5 (9.26%) Linux
16 4 (7.41%) OO
16 4 (7.41%) Python
16 4 (7.41%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) TPMS
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) OrCAD
2 1 (1.85%) Simulink
2 1 (1.85%) Stateflow
2 1 (1.85%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) RFID
2 12 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 10 (18.52%) NFC
3 10 (18.52%) RS-232
4 7 (12.96%) Bluetooth
5 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (7.41%) WLAN
6 2 (3.70%) 2G
6 2 (3.70%) 3G
6 2 (3.70%) 5G
7 1 (1.85%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Android Studio
1 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
1 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
1 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 34 (62.96%) Electronics
2 19 (35.19%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.41%) Automotive
4 3 (5.56%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.70%) Finance
5 2 (3.70%) Military
6 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.85%) Games
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Contactless
2 7 (12.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (12.96%) Smartcard
3 6 (11.11%) VHDL
4 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.70%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (3.70%) Verilog
6 1 (1.85%) CPLD
6 1 (1.85%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Android
2 4 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Schematic Capture
2 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 5 (9.26%) Validation
4 4 (7.41%) CAD
4 4 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (7.41%) OO
4 4 (7.41%) Project Management
5 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.70%) CRM
6 2 (3.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) Electronic Design Automation
6 2 (3.70%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.85%) Hazard Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.85%) SDLC
7 1 (1.85%) System Testing
7 1 (1.85%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) C
2 7 (12.96%) C++
3 5 (9.26%) Embedded C
3 5 (9.26%) SQL
4 4 (7.41%) Java
4 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.41%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) Assembly Language
5 2 (3.70%) C#
5 2 (3.70%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
2 10 (18.52%) Chartered Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) DO-254
1 1 (1.85%) ISO26262
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Firmware
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) EMC
2 1 (1.85%) Altera
2 1 (1.85%) Cadence
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