Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 2020 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 46 43
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing Electronics 31 34 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.38% 3.34% 4.24%
As % of the General category 11.79% 10.97% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 7
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £300 £333 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.77% +20.91% -26.67%
10th Percentile £147 £289 £208
90th Percentile £385 £425 £368
East of England median daily rate £420 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -20.00% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 33
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £47.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.37% +13.10% +5.00%
10th Percentile £42.00 £42.65 £22.85
90th Percentile £49.00 £59.75 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £47.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -6.32% +13.10% +5.00%

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 263 310 461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.65% 30.48% 36.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 156 237
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £431 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +11.29% -3.13%
10th Percentile £280 £280 £220
90th Percentile £631 £625 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 36 76
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.50 £19.38 £37.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.84% -48.84% +9.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £49.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £19.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.39% -45.00% +30.23%

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 22 February 2020.

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 22 February 2020. 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 +4 28 £300 -9.77% 52
Electronics
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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 16 (51.61%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) C
3 10 (32.26%) C++
3 10 (32.26%) Embedded C
3 10 (32.26%) Prototyping
4 8 (25.81%) GitHub
4 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
5 7 (22.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (22.58%) Degree
5 7 (22.58%) Computer Architecture
5 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
6 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
6 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
6 6 (19.35%) Banking
6 6 (19.35%) Investment Banking
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.13%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (16.13%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (16.13%) DevOps
8 4 (12.90%) Embedded C++
8 4 (12.90%) Assembly Language
8 4 (12.90%) Kanban
8 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
9 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Firmware
9 3 (9.68%) Java
9 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
10 2 (6.45%) Finance
10 2 (6.45%) VHDL
10 2 (6.45%) Verilog

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 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (19.35%) Banking
1 6 (19.35%) Investment Banking
1 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Author
1 8 (25.81%) Embedded Engineer
1 8 (25.81%) Test Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Technical Author
3 5 (16.13%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded C Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Hardware Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Hardware Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (16.13%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.45%) ASIC
3 2 (6.45%) Verilog
3 2 (6.45%) VHDL
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.23%) Analogue Electronics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Prototyping
2 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
3 7 (22.58%) Computer Architecture
3 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
4 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (16.13%) DevOps
6 4 (12.90%) Kanban
6 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
7 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.45%) Physics
8 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.23%) Black-Box Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (3.23%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) C
3 10 (32.26%) C++
3 10 (32.26%) Embedded C
4 4 (12.90%) Assembly Language
4 4 (12.90%) Embedded C++
5 3 (9.68%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Kotlin
6 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) SAP
1 2 (6.45%) Xilinx
2 1 (3.23%) Altera
2 1 (3.23%) Intel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Perforce