The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Electronics
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 40 21
Rank change year-on-year +24 -19  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 23 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 7.28% 1.69% 5.28%
As % of the General category 28.40% 10.94% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 1
Median daily rate £375 £425 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +46.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £368 £363
% change year-on-year +8.97% +1.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -18.75% +11.11%  

Electronics is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 81 64 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.63% 15.42% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 33 19
Median daily rate £375 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £557 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Electronics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in Cambridge

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Electronics in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in Cambridge

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in Cambridge over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronics in Cambridge

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 22 (59.46%) Telecoms
2 21 (56.76%) Python
2 21 (56.76%) Degree
3 14 (37.84%) Mathematics
4 13 (35.14%) C
5 12 (32.43%) Embedded C
6 9 (24.32%) Wireless
7 8 (21.62%) Time Management
8 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
8 7 (18.92%) Digital Signal Processing
8 7 (18.92%) Signal Processing
9 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Tcl
10 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
11 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
11 4 (10.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (10.81%) Marketing
11 4 (10.81%) Firmware
11 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (10.81%) Finance
11 4 (10.81%) SAP
11 4 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
12 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
12 3 (8.11%) Linux
12 3 (8.11%) C#
12 3 (8.11%) SQL
12 3 (8.11%) .NET
12 3 (8.11%) SQL Server

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Wireless
2 3 (8.11%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.70%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 22 (59.46%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) Python Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Author
3 8 (21.62%) Technical Author
4 7 (18.92%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Test Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Embedded Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Audio Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Analogue IC Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) iOS Android Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Java Android Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Objective-C Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Radio Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
1 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
1 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (8.11%) WCF
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) HTML5
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) CSS3
3 1 (2.70%) WebKit
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Android
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) ThreadX
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Mathematics
2 8 (21.62%) Time Management
3 7 (18.92%) Digital Signal Processing
3 7 (18.92%) Signal Processing
3 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
4 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Android Development
7 1 (2.70%) IC Design
7 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.70%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.70%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.70%) MVC
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) Python
2 13 (35.14%) C
3 12 (32.43%) Embedded C
4 6 (16.22%) Tcl
5 3 (8.11%) C#
5 3 (8.11%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) PhD
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) SAP
2 1 (2.70%) BT
2 1 (2.70%) Cadence
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Samsung
2 1 (2.70%) Xamarin
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