The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Engineer
Rank 573 566 573
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 17 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.008% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.008% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
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£380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -21.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -21.53%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50543 47172 53524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30720 27585 29825
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 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2000 2142 2717
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -3 17 £380 - 50
East of England - 8 £375 - 10
London +11 6 £418 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 5 £375 - 7
Cambridge - 4 £375 - 4
West Midlands -12 2 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 - 3
South East - 1 £400 - 20
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 - 1
Newbury - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Poole - - - - 1
Ross-on-Wye - - - -
Southampton - - - - 3
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Woking - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Chichester - - - -
Derby - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Andover - - - -

Electronics Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (78.57%) Electronics
2 11 (39.29%) EMC
3 8 (28.57%) Validation
4 6 (21.43%) Degree
5 5 (17.86%) Electronic Trading
5 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
5 5 (17.86%) Windows
6 4 (14.29%) Linux
6 4 (14.29%) Avionics
6 4 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (14.29%) Mentor Graphics
6 4 (14.29%) Automotive
6 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 4 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (10.71%) Korn
7 3 (10.71%) Banking
7 3 (10.71%) Trayport
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.71%) GSM
7 3 (10.71%) Java
7 3 (10.71%) Perl
7 3 (10.71%) Finance
8 2 (7.14%) CAD
8 2 (7.14%) Bluetooth
8 2 (7.14%) C
8 2 (7.14%) Embedded C
8 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
8 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
8 2 (7.14%) IEC 61508

Electronics Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
2 3 (10.71%) GSM
3 2 (7.14%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 22 (78.57%) Electronics
2 4 (14.29%) Avionics
2 4 (14.29%) Automotive
2 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Finance
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.57%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (7.14%) VHDL
3 1 (3.57%) Mechatronics
3 1 (3.57%) Verilog
3 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Validation
2 5 (17.86%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) CAD
5 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Industrial Design
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.57%) CAE
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.57%) HOOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Korn
1 3 (10.71%) Java
1 3 (10.71%) Perl
2 2 (7.14%) C
2 2 (7.14%) Embedded C
3 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) EMC
2 4 (14.29%) Mentor Graphics
3 3 (10.71%) Trayport
4 2 (7.14%) MarketAxess
5 1 (3.57%) ION Trading
5 1 (3.57%) Allen-Bradley
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Siemens
5 1 (3.57%) Reuters
5 1 (3.57%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.57%) SolidWorks
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Rate: £12 - £17 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
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Rate: £20 - £25 per hour + Rate negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £35 - 40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £420 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Guildford
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Rate: £35 - £36 per hour + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Posted: 23 days ago
Chelmsford
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
Norfolk
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Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago