Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 27 62
Rank change year-on-year -17 +35 +37
Contract jobs citing Electronics 40 71 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.34% 5.25% 1.68%
As % of the General category 11.43% 18.02% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 5
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £322 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.59% -3.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £284 £208 £325
90th Percentile £410 £375 £392
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £368
% change year-on-year - +42.86% +8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 39 7
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £36.60 £34.75 £32.50
90th Percentile £62.50 £51.50 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%

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 350 394 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 29.19% 29.12% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 232 137
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £281 £208 £172
90th Percentile £588 £500 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 53 28
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £40.50 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.79% +8.72% +14.62%
10th Percentile £11.73 £15.30 £16.10
90th Percentile £48.65 £49.75 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -56.25% +29.03% +8.77%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -22 37 £322 -4.59% 79
Peterborough - 1 - - 4
Electronics
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.00%) Python
3 13 (32.50%) C++
4 12 (30.00%) Degree
4 12 (30.00%) Computer Architecture
5 11 (27.50%) C
6 9 (22.50%) Linux
7 8 (20.00%) Wireless
7 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (17.50%) HTML
9 6 (15.00%) Perl
9 6 (15.00%) Content Management
9 6 (15.00%) CMS
9 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
9 6 (15.00%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (12.50%) Statistics
10 5 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
10 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (12.50%) Embedded C++
11 4 (10.00%) Bluetooth
11 4 (10.00%) WLAN
11 4 (10.00%) Firmware
11 4 (10.00%) VxWorks
11 4 (10.00%) XML
11 4 (10.00%) Automotive
11 4 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
11 4 (10.00%) JIRA

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 6 (15.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) OrCAD
2 1 (2.50%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) GitHub
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Wireless
2 5 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (10.00%) Bluetooth
3 4 (10.00%) WLAN
4 1 (2.50%) NFC
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.00%) JIRA
4 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.00%) GCC
5 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (10.00%) Automotive
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Embedded Engineer
1 11 (27.50%) Software Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Author
2 10 (25.00%) Technical Author
3 9 (22.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Python Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Perl Scripter
7 3 (7.50%) Test Scripter
8 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Python Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Hardware Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) XSLT
4 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) CSS3
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (7.50%) VHDL
2 2 (5.00%) CAN bus
2 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.00%) Life Science
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Vector Graphics
2 2 (5.00%) Verilog
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Biotechnology
3 1 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 4 (10.00%) VxWorks
3 3 (7.50%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (30.00%) Computer Architecture
3 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.00%) Content Management
4 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.50%) Statistics
6 4 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.50%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.50%) Scrum
8 2 (5.00%) Data Acquisition
8 2 (5.00%) OO
8 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.00%) System Testing
9 1 (2.50%) QMS
9 1 (2.50%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Python
2 13 (32.50%) C++
3 11 (27.50%) C
4 6 (15.00%) Perl
5 5 (12.50%) Embedded C++
6 3 (7.50%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.00%) Java
8 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.00%) ISEB
4 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.50%) MCP
5 1 (2.50%) MCSA
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) IEC 62304
1 2 (5.00%) ISO 13485
2 1 (2.50%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.50%) MISRA
2 1 (2.50%) MISRA C
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Altera
2 1 (2.50%) EMC
2 1 (2.50%) Lattice Semiconductor
2 1 (2.50%) Xilinx