Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 43 73
Rank change year-on-year +31 +30 -9
Contract jobs citing Electronics 66 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.46% 2.60% 1.14%
As % of the General category 26.51% 11.94% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 8
Cambridge median daily rate £300 £288 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -22.30% +18.40%
10th Percentile £208 £281 £259
90th Percentile £375 £369 £500
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £300 £350 £400
% change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 1 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% -

Electronics is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 249 134 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 35.67% 21.75% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 64 98
Cambridge median daily rate £363 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -1.32% +16.92%
10th Percentile £215 £171 £261
90th Percentile £500 £571 £543
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £365 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -2.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 7 13
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +23.08% +42.86%
10th Percentile £28.18 £37.00 £19.85
90th Percentile £49.90 £43.00 £46.88
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +23.08% -13.33%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Electronics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 20 November 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

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in Cambridge over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Electronics in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 37 (56.06%) C
2 34 (51.52%) Python
3 33 (50.00%) Wireless
4 25 (37.88%) Software Engineering
5 23 (34.85%) Linux
6 21 (31.82%) C++
6 21 (31.82%) Telecoms
7 19 (28.79%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (28.79%) Embedded C
8 18 (27.27%) Degree
9 15 (22.73%) Bluetooth
10 14 (21.21%) Device Driver
10 14 (21.21%) Test Automation
11 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
12 12 (18.18%) Firmware
12 12 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
13 11 (16.67%) Marketing
13 11 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
13 11 (16.67%) Embedded C++
14 10 (15.15%) Test Scripting
14 10 (15.15%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
15 9 (13.64%) Device Driver Development
15 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
15 9 (13.64%) Tcl
16 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (12.12%) SAP
16 8 (12.12%) Programme Management
16 8 (12.12%) Finance
16 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
16 8 (12.12%) Digital Marketing

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 4 (6.06%) FrameMaker
2 3 (4.55%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 33 (50.00%) Wireless
2 19 (28.79%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (22.73%) Bluetooth
4 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.06%) 802.11
5 4 (6.06%) Broadband
5 4 (6.06%) NFC
5 4 (6.06%) xDSL
6 3 (4.55%) WAN
7 1 (1.52%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
1 2 (3.03%) Buildbot
1 2 (3.03%) CMake
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.03%) JIRA
1 2 (3.03%) JIRA Agile
General
1 21 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 11 (16.67%) Marketing
3 8 (12.12%) Finance
3 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Embedded Engineer
2 21 (31.82%) Software Engineer
3 18 (27.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (21.21%) C Software Engineer
4 14 (21.21%) Embedded C Engineer
4 14 (21.21%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 13 (19.70%) Test Engineer
6 11 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (15.15%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (15.15%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (15.15%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 10 (15.15%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (15.15%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 10 (15.15%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (12.12%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 7 (10.61%) Author
9 7 (10.61%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 7 (10.61%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (10.61%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) HTML
2 4 (6.06%) 802.1X
3 3 (4.55%) XML
3 3 (4.55%) XSLT
4 1 (1.52%) .NET
4 1 (1.52%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Device Driver
2 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
3 12 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.09%) NHS
5 3 (4.55%) Infotainment
6 2 (3.03%) Social Media
7 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.85%) Linux
2 11 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (6.06%) Windows
4 2 (3.03%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.52%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Software Engineering
2 14 (21.21%) Test Automation
3 10 (15.15%) Test Scripting
4 9 (13.64%) Device Driver Development
5 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (12.12%) Programme Management
6 7 (10.61%) Digital Signal Processing
6 7 (10.61%) Signal Processing
7 6 (9.09%) People Management
7 6 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (6.06%) Mathematics
8 4 (6.06%) Project Management
9 3 (4.55%) Linux Kernel Development
9 3 (4.55%) Physics
9 3 (4.55%) Statistics
10 2 (3.03%) Coaching
10 2 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.03%) Marketing Strategy
10 2 (3.03%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) C
2 34 (51.52%) Python
3 21 (31.82%) C++
4 19 (28.79%) Embedded C
5 11 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 9 (13.64%) Tcl
7 6 (9.09%) R
8 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.55%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.55%) SQL
9 2 (3.03%) Perl
10 1 (1.52%) C#
10 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) MCSE
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) ISEB
4 1 (1.52%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) MISRA
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Firmware
2 10 (15.15%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) SAP
2 6 (9.09%) VMware