Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 51 74
Rank change year-on-year +16 +23 +1
Contract jobs citing Electronics 67 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.11% 2.43% 1.11%
As % of the General category 14.44% 9.67% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 9
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £300 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +2.94% -9.33%
10th Percentile £208 £281 £249
90th Percentile £375 £379 £505
East of England median daily rate £513 £456 £340
% change year-on-year +12.33% +34.19% -17.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 7 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -1.23% -1.22%
10th Percentile £28.75 £32.50 £37.65
90th Percentile £51.50 £43.75 £43.35
East of England median hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.67% - -11.76%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 464 269 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 35.42% 25.09% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 132 163
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £226 £263 £208
90th Percentile £538 £574 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 25 19
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +32.08% -29.33%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.13 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £43.75 £47.00
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year +66.67% -14.29% +10.53%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in Cambridgeshire

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in Cambridgeshire

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronics in Cambridgeshire

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in Cambridgeshire

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Electronics in Cambridgeshire

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +25 64 £300 +4.35% 76
Electronics
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 36 (53.73%) Python
2 32 (47.76%) C
3 28 (41.79%) Wireless
4 23 (34.33%) Software Engineering
5 22 (32.84%) Linux
6 21 (31.34%) C++
7 19 (28.36%) Telecoms
8 17 (25.37%) Embedded C
9 16 (23.88%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (23.88%) Degree
10 14 (20.90%) Bluetooth
10 14 (20.90%) Test Automation
11 13 (19.40%) Firmware
12 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
13 10 (14.93%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (14.93%) Device Driver
14 9 (13.43%) Embedded C++
14 9 (13.43%) Test Scripting
14 9 (13.43%) Marketing
15 8 (11.94%) Tcl
16 7 (10.45%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (8.96%) Digital Marketing
17 6 (8.96%) Digital Signal Processing
17 6 (8.96%) Signal Processing
17 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (8.96%) People Management
17 6 (8.96%) VMware
17 6 (8.96%) Finance
17 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
17 6 (8.96%) Programme Management

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (5.97%) FrameMaker
2 3 (4.48%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 28 (41.79%) Wireless
2 16 (23.88%) Wi-Fi
3 14 (20.90%) Bluetooth
4 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.97%) 802.11
5 4 (5.97%) Broadband
5 4 (5.97%) NFC
5 4 (5.97%) xDSL
6 3 (4.48%) WAN
7 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.49%) FlexRay
7 1 (1.49%) WLAN
7 1 (1.49%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (28.36%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.43%) Marketing
3 6 (8.96%) Finance
3 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.99%) Law
6 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Embedded Engineer
2 19 (28.36%) Software Engineer
3 15 (22.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (19.40%) Test Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) C Software Engineer
6 10 (14.93%) Embedded C Engineer
6 10 (14.93%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 9 (13.43%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (11.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (11.94%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (10.45%) Author
9 7 (10.45%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (10.45%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 7 (10.45%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (10.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 7 (10.45%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (10.45%) Technical Author
10 6 (8.96%) Software Test Engineer
11 5 (7.46%) Embedded Linux Engineer
12 4 (5.97%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) HTML
2 4 (5.97%) 802.1X
3 3 (4.48%) XML
3 3 (4.48%) XSLT
4 1 (1.49%) MFC
4 1 (1.49%) WinForms
4 1 (1.49%) WPF
4 1 (1.49%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.93%) Device Driver
2 10 (14.93%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.96%) NHS
4 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (4.48%) Infotainment
5 2 (2.99%) VHDL
6 1 (1.49%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (8.96%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Software Engineering
2 14 (20.90%) Test Automation
3 9 (13.43%) Test Scripting
4 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.96%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (8.96%) Digital Signal Processing
4 6 (8.96%) People Management
4 6 (8.96%) Programme Management
4 6 (8.96%) Signal Processing
5 5 (7.46%) Device Driver Development
6 4 (5.97%) Mathematics
6 4 (5.97%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.48%) Linux Kernel Development
7 3 (4.48%) Physics
7 3 (4.48%) Statistics
8 2 (2.99%) Coaching
8 2 (2.99%) Software Architecture
8 2 (2.99%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.99%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (53.73%) Python
2 32 (47.76%) C
3 21 (31.34%) C++
4 17 (25.37%) Embedded C
5 9 (13.43%) Embedded C++
6 8 (11.94%) Tcl
7 4 (5.97%) R
8 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.48%) Perl
8 3 (4.48%) SQL
9 2 (2.99%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) MCSE
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
4 1 (1.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.49%) MISRA
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) Firmware
2 6 (8.96%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) SAP
1 6 (8.96%) VMware
2 1 (1.49%) Altera
2 1 (1.49%) EMC
2 1 (1.49%) Xilinx