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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Engineer
Rank 615 617 605
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 28 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.043% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.045% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 7
Median daily rate £388 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £280 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £650 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £280 £348
% change year-on-year
+28.12% -19.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.70 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 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 +14 28 £388 -26.19% 41
South East +20 18 - - 11
Hampshire - 9 - - 5
East Sussex - 8 - -
Brighton - 7 - -
Basingstoke - 5 - - 1
London +6 2 £625 +19.04% 1
West Midlands -20 2 - - 6
East of England - 2 - - 10
North West - 2 £330 - 9
Staffordshire - 2 - - 3
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Lewes - 2 - -
City of London +41 1 £625 -
East Midlands +5 1 £388 - 2
South West 0 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - - 2
Southampton - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £388 -
Leicestershire - 1 £388 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 6
Essex - 1 - - 4

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 48 (85.71%) Electronics
2 23 (41.07%) C
3 21 (37.50%) Degree
4 19 (33.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 19 (33.93%) EMC
5 17 (30.36%) Schematic Capture
6 15 (26.79%) CAD
7 14 (25.00%) Assembly Language
7 14 (25.00%) Physics
8 8 (14.29%) Bluetooth
8 8 (14.29%) C++
9 6 (10.71%) Linux
9 6 (10.71%) Python
10 5 (8.93%) NFC
10 5 (8.93%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (8.93%) WLAN
11 4 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
11 4 (7.14%) TIBCO
11 4 (7.14%) Perl
11 4 (7.14%) SQL
11 4 (7.14%) Validation
11 4 (7.14%) LabVIEW
11 4 (7.14%) Windows
11 4 (7.14%) MATLAB
11 4 (7.14%) Change Management
11 4 (7.14%) Firewall
11 4 (7.14%) 3G
11 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (5.36%) 5G

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 (5.36%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) Simulink
3 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) OrCAD
3 1 (1.79%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.79%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.79%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Bluetooth
2 5 (8.93%) NFC
2 5 (8.93%) WLAN
3 4 (7.14%) 3G
3 4 (7.14%) Firewall
4 3 (5.36%) 2G
4 3 (5.36%) 5G
4 3 (5.36%) Multicast
4 3 (5.36%) Wireless
5 2 (3.57%) GSM
5 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.79%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) LabVIEW
General
1 48 (85.71%) Electronics
2 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.57%) Automotive
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (5.36%) Rendezvous
2 2 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.79%) SGML
3 1 (1.79%) WinForms
3 1 (1.79%) WPF
3 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (25.00%) Physics
3 4 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.36%) Eurex
4 3 (5.36%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.57%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.57%) VHDL
6 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Derivative
6 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Windows
3 3 (5.36%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Schematic Capture
2 15 (26.79%) CAD
3 5 (8.93%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (7.14%) Change Management
4 4 (7.14%) Validation
5 3 (5.36%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.36%) Low Latency
5 3 (5.36%) Project Management
5 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.57%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (3.57%) Prototyping
6 2 (3.57%) Service Management
7 1 (1.79%) CAE
7 1 (1.79%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.79%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.79%) OO
7 1 (1.79%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) Scrum
7 1 (1.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) C
2 14 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 8 (14.29%) C++
4 6 (10.71%) Python
5 4 (7.14%) MATLAB
5 4 (7.14%) Perl
5 4 (7.14%) SQL
6 3 (5.36%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) Embedded C
6 3 (5.36%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) HND
3 2 (3.57%) HNC
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Firmware
2 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Directory Server
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) EMC
2 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.14%) TIBCO
3 3 (5.36%) Currenex
3 3 (5.36%) eSpeed
3 3 (5.36%) MarketAxess
3 3 (5.36%) Reuters
4 1 (1.79%) Altera
4 1 (1.79%) Cadence
4 1 (1.79%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.79%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Syncfusion
4 1 (1.79%) Synplicity
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