Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 35 52
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 +23
Contract jobs citing Electronics 37 67 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.47% 5.11% 2.43%
As % of the General category 10.98% 14.44% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 8
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £322 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% -14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £284 £208 £281
90th Percentile £425 £375 £379
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £456
% change year-on-year +2.44% +12.33% +34.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 39 7
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £42.05 £28.75 £32.50
90th Percentile £57.00 £51.50 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £46.25 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +13.50% +8.67% -

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 337 464 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 31.61% 35.42% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 253 132
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £280 £226 £263
90th Percentile £596 £538 £574
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 71 25
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.25 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.88% +14.29% +32.08%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.75 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -48.67% +66.67% -14.29%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -16 34 £322 +7.33% 77
Peterborough - 1 - - 3
Electronics
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 15 (40.54%) Python
2 13 (35.14%) C++
3 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
3 11 (29.73%) Degree
3 11 (29.73%) Computer Architecture
4 10 (27.03%) C
5 6 (16.22%) Wireless
5 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
5 6 (16.22%) Linux
5 6 (16.22%) HTML
6 5 (13.51%) Perl
6 5 (13.51%) Bluetooth
6 5 (13.51%) CMS
6 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.51%) Content Management
6 5 (13.51%) Statistics
6 5 (13.51%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) JIRA
7 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
7 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
7 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.81%) XML
8 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (8.11%) SAP
8 3 (8.11%) Embedded C++
8 3 (8.11%) WLAN

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 (13.51%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.70%) Doxygen
3 1 (2.70%) Simulink
3 1 (2.70%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (2.70%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Wireless
2 5 (13.51%) Bluetooth
2 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.11%) WLAN
4 1 (2.70%) MIMO
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.81%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) GCC
3 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.70%) CppUnit
3 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
3 1 (2.70%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Author
1 10 (27.03%) Technical Author
2 8 (21.62%) Software Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Test Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Python Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Perl Scripter
7 3 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Test Scripter
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Test Lead
8 1 (2.70%) Bluetooth Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Developer in Test
8 1 (2.70%) JavaScript Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) MATLAB Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Test Automation Developer
8 1 (2.70%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) XML
3 2 (5.41%) XSLT
4 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) CSS3
4 1 (2.70%) Flash
4 1 (2.70%) HTML5
4 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Life Science
1 2 (5.41%) NHS
1 2 (5.41%) PACS
1 2 (5.41%) VHDL
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Biotechnology
2 1 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) SCADA
2 1 (2.70%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.70%) Vector Graphics
2 1 (2.70%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Android
3 2 (5.41%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (5.41%) Unix
3 2 (5.41%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Computer Architecture
1 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
2 5 (13.51%) Content Management
2 5 (13.51%) Statistics
2 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
3 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.11%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (8.11%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
4 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.41%) Health Informatics
5 2 (5.41%) Informatics
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Python
2 13 (35.14%) C++
3 10 (27.03%) C
4 5 (13.51%) Perl
5 3 (8.11%) Embedded C++
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.70%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
4 1 (2.70%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 13485
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Altera
3 1 (2.70%) BT
3 1 (2.70%) EMC
3 1 (2.70%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 1 (2.70%) Xilinx