Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 44 74
Rank change year-on-year -11 +30 -1
Contract jobs citing Electronics 24 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.31% 3.58% 1.51%
As % of the General category 7.36% 14.90% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 8
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £288 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.81% -20.59% +21.43%
10th Percentile £277 £319 £257
90th Percentile £359 £475 £688
East of England median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 5
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £19.50 £37.50 £34.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £43.13 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +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 326 255 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 31.32% 24.06% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 154 137
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £268 £205 £205
90th Percentile £625 £525 £575
East of England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 25 20
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +25.98% -20.63%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.32 £15.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.50 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £20.50 £31.50 £27.38
% change year-on-year -34.92% +15.05% -15.75%

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 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -10 18 £281 -16.67% 48
Peterborough - 1 - - 1
Electronics
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (29.17%) Python
1 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) C++
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Automotive
3 5 (20.83%) Firmware
4 4 (16.67%) Law
4 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (12.50%) Computer Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) CAN bus
5 3 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (12.50%) VHDL
5 3 (12.50%) Windows
5 3 (12.50%) Embedded C++
5 3 (12.50%) EMC
6 2 (8.33%) ISEB
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) HTML
6 2 (8.33%) C
6 2 (8.33%) CMS
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Content 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) AutoCAD
1 1 (4.17%) Autodesk Inventor
1 1 (4.17%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.17%) FlexRay
1 1 (4.17%) NFC
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
1 1 (4.17%) WLAN
1 1 (4.17%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (25.00%) Automotive
2 4 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Author
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Author
4 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Hardware Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) Yocto
2 1 (4.17%) MFC
2 1 (4.17%) WinForms
2 1 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) CAN bus
1 3 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (12.50%) VHDL
2 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (4.17%) VxWorks
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Content Management
4 2 (8.33%) Data Acquisition
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (8.33%) System Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (4.17%) FMEA
5 1 (4.17%) FPGA Design
5 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) Power Management
5 1 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Python
2 6 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded C++
4 2 (8.33%) C
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (4.17%) Altera
2 1 (4.17%) Xilinx