Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 46 68
Rank change year-on-year -7 +22 +27
Contract jobs citing Electronics 31 44 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.78% 3.63% 1.60%
As % of the General category 9.25% 14.77% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 7
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £300 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £282 £300 £300
90th Percentile £368 £434 £538
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £368
% change year-on-year - +42.86% +18.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 7
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £34.03 £31.75 £39.25
90th Percentile £59.00 £47.40 £45.25
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +3.13%

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 335 298 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 29.99% 24.57% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 171 147
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £205 £172
90th Percentile £588 £513 £575
East of England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 28
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.25 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.88% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £12.63 £15.48 £9.80
90th Percentile £46.38 £47.55 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £32.75 £28.19
% change year-on-year -40.46% +16.18% -13.26%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -11 26 £300 -11.11% 73
Peterborough - 2 - - 6
Electronics
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
2 11 (35.48%) Computer Architecture
3 10 (32.26%) C++
3 10 (32.26%) Python
4 9 (29.03%) C
5 7 (22.58%) Degree
6 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.13%) Linux
6 5 (16.13%) HTML
6 5 (16.13%) Content Management
6 5 (16.13%) Automotive
6 5 (16.13%) CMS
7 4 (12.90%) VHDL
7 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Statistics
7 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) Perl
7 4 (12.90%) Firmware
7 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (9.68%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++
8 3 (9.68%) Wireless
9 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
9 2 (6.45%) Law
9 2 (6.45%) Verilog
9 2 (6.45%) Banking

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Doxygen
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Wireless
2 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.23%) NFC
3 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.45%) GCC
3 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (16.13%) Automotive
2 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Law
2 2 (6.45%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Author
1 9 (29.03%) Technical Author
2 7 (22.58%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Developer
6 1 (3.23%) CMS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Python Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) XSLT
3 1 (3.23%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) VHDL
2 3 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.45%) CAN bus
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Vector Graphics
3 2 (6.45%) Verilog
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.23%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Nucleus RTOS
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) VxWorks
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
2 11 (35.48%) Computer Architecture
3 5 (16.13%) Content Management
3 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Statistics
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) Data Acquisition
6 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.45%) System Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Change Control
7 1 (3.23%) OO
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Static Code Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) C++
1 10 (32.26%) Python
2 9 (29.03%) C
3 4 (12.90%) Perl
4 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.45%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) IEC 62304
2 1 (3.23%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 13485
2 1 (3.23%) MISRA
2 1 (3.23%) MISRA C
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Altera
1 1 (3.23%) EMC
1 1 (3.23%) Lattice Semiconductor
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.23%) Xilinx