Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 73 88
Rank change year-on-year +30 +15 -20
Contract jobs citing Electronics 45 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.78% 1.52% 1.24%
As % of the General category 15.68% 6.88% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 2
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £338 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.59% +23.19% -1.43%
10th Percentile £319 £326 £294
90th Percentile £475 £688 £412
East of England median daily rate £513 £425 £310
% change year-on-year +20.59% +37.10% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 5
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +14.29%
East of England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.61% +3.13% +8.11%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 287 276 313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 24.12% 22.04% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 156 150
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +3.09%
10th Percentile £205 £187 £220
90th Percentile £515 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 28
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.00 £34.30 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.53% +5.54% -13.33%
10th Percentile £14.58 £15.80 £12.03
90th Percentile £48.60 £43.75 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +20.69% -10.77% +8.33%

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 23 July 2017.

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
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 23 July 2017. 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 +37 44 £338 -35.71% 53
Electronics
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 34 (75.56%) Degree
2 28 (62.22%) C
2 28 (62.22%) Python
3 27 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 22 (48.89%) Wireless
5 19 (42.22%) Embedded C
6 14 (31.11%) Test Automation
7 13 (28.89%) Mathematics
7 13 (28.89%) Tcl
8 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
8 12 (26.67%) C++
9 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
9 10 (22.22%) Digital Signal Processing
9 10 (22.22%) Signal Processing
10 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
10 7 (15.56%) Embedded C++
10 7 (15.56%) Linux
11 6 (13.33%) Firmware
12 5 (11.11%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
12 5 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
12 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
12 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (11.11%) C#
12 5 (11.11%) Device Driver
12 5 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (8.89%) Nucleus RTOS
13 4 (8.89%) JIRA
13 4 (8.89%) .NET
13 4 (8.89%) Bluetooth

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:

Communications & Networking
1 22 (48.89%) Wireless
2 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (8.89%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.89%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.44%) Buildbot
2 2 (4.44%) CMake
2 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (4.44%) Subversion
General
1 27 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Software Test Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Test Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) Audio Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) Python Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 9 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (15.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) C Software Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Embedded C Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) Embedded Developer
9 4 (8.89%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) HTML5
3 1 (2.22%) MFC
3 1 (2.22%) WebKit
3 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.11%) Device Driver
3 4 (8.89%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.44%) Social Media
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Nucleus RTOS
3 4 (8.89%) VxWorks
4 2 (4.44%) Windows
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.22%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Test Automation
2 13 (28.89%) Mathematics
3 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 10 (22.22%) Digital Signal Processing
4 10 (22.22%) Signal Processing
4 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
6 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Marketing Strategy
7 2 (4.44%) Project Management
8 1 (2.22%) Android Development
8 1 (2.22%) Image Processing
8 1 (2.22%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.22%) OO
8 1 (2.22%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) C
1 28 (62.22%) Python
2 19 (42.22%) Embedded C
3 13 (28.89%) Tcl
4 12 (26.67%) C++
5 7 (15.56%) Embedded C++
6 5 (11.11%) C#
7 3 (6.67%) R
7 3 (6.67%) SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Java
8 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (75.56%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Firmware
2 5 (11.11%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Rate: From £40 to £44 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago