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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Engineer
Rank 597 565 576
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 17 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.025% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.027% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£418 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £267 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £295 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 13
Average hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -15.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -12.16%

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
52507 48877 54297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.85% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32079 29293 30388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2078 2690
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 23 September 2014.

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
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 23 September 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 -15 16 £418 +51.81% 54
London +20 7 £450 -
East of England -21 6 - - 9
South East -8 3 £350 +29.62% 18
Surrey -2 2 - - 3
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 4
Milton Keynes 0 1 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £350 +32.07% 5
Cambridge - 1 - - 4
Cheltenham - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Derby - - - -
Dorchester - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Gloucester - - - - 2
Leeds - - - - 2
Lichfield - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Poole - - - -
Redditch - - - - 1
Ringwood - - - -
Ross-on-Wye - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Telford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -

Electronics Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 24 (75.00%) Electronics
2 11 (34.38%) EMC
3 8 (25.00%) Validation
4 7 (21.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (21.88%) Electronic Trading
4 7 (21.88%) Ethernet
5 6 (18.75%) Windows
5 6 (18.75%) Automotive
5 6 (18.75%) Mentor Graphics
6 5 (15.63%) Trayport
6 5 (15.63%) Degree
6 5 (15.63%) Banking
6 5 (15.63%) Linux
7 4 (12.50%) Java
7 4 (12.50%) Perl
7 4 (12.50%) Finance
7 4 (12.50%) Korn
7 4 (12.50%) Avionics
7 4 (12.50%) MarketAxess
7 4 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Aerospace
8 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
8 3 (9.38%) C
8 3 (9.38%) GSM
9 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
9 2 (6.25%) CAD
9 2 (6.25%) Project Management

Electronics Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Ethernet
2 3 (9.38%) GSM
3 2 (6.25%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) 3G
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) ZigBee
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (75.00%) Electronics
2 6 (18.75%) Automotive
3 5 (15.63%) Banking
4 4 (12.50%) Finance
4 4 (12.50%) Avionics
5 3 (9.38%) Aerospace
6 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
6 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (3.13%) Marketing
7 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.13%) Mechatronics
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.13%) VHDL
2 1 (3.13%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Validation
2 7 (21.88%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) CAD
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.13%) HOOD
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) Industrial Design
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Java
1 4 (12.50%) Perl
1 4 (12.50%) Korn
2 3 (9.38%) C
3 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) EMC
2 6 (18.75%) Mentor Graphics
3 5 (15.63%) Trayport
4 4 (12.50%) MarketAxess
5 1 (3.13%) Allen-Bradley
5 1 (3.13%) Siemens
5 1 (3.13%) Reuters
5 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.13%) SolidWorks
5 1 (3.13%) ION Trading
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