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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 39 56
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 15 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.97% 1.14% 0.85%
As % of the General category 19.48% 5.13% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £338 £505 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.16% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +22.58% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.88% -10.62%  

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 77 78 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.50% 22.16% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 55
Median daily rate £350 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +7.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £240 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.45% -25.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 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 26 June 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 29 (78.38%) Degree
2 26 (70.27%) Python
2 26 (70.27%) Telecoms
3 21 (56.76%) C
4 15 (40.54%) Wireless
5 14 (37.84%) Embedded C
5 14 (37.84%) Mathematics
6 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
7 12 (32.43%) Tcl
8 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
8 9 (24.32%) Digital Signal Processing
8 9 (24.32%) Signal Processing
9 7 (18.92%) Firmware
10 5 (13.51%) C++
11 4 (10.81%) C#
11 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
12 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
12 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (8.11%) SQL
12 3 (8.11%) .NET
13 2 (5.41%) Finance
13 2 (5.41%) Aerospace
13 2 (5.41%) Automotive
13 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
13 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
13 2 (5.41%) SAP
13 2 (5.41%) VxWorks
13 2 (5.41%) Bluetooth
13 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) Wireless
2 2 (5.41%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
1 2 (5.41%) Subversion
General
1 26 (70.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.41%) Automotive
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Embedded Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Python Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Software Test Engineer
3 12 (32.43%) Test Engineer
4 10 (27.03%) Audio Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Embedded Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
1 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) HTML5
2 1 (2.70%) WebKit
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Nucleus RTOS
1 2 (5.41%) VxWorks
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.70%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Mathematics
2 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
3 9 (24.32%) Digital Signal Processing
3 9 (24.32%) Signal Processing
3 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.70%) Android Development
7 1 (2.70%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.70%) Marketing Strategy
7 1 (2.70%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) Python
2 21 (56.76%) C
3 14 (37.84%) Embedded C
4 12 (32.43%) Tcl
5 5 (13.51%) C++
6 4 (10.81%) C#
7 3 (8.11%) SQL
8 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.70%) Java
8 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (78.38%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) MISRA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) SAP
2 1 (2.70%) Xamarin
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