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 3 months to 25 April 2017 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 48 51
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3  
Contract jobs citing Electronics 28 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.24% 2.06% 2.32%
As % of the General category 19.31% 10.48% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 1
Median daily rate £338 £425 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +46.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £364
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -3.57% -10.25%  

Electronics is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 145 124 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.15% 19.62% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 64 68
Median daily rate £338 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 15
Median hourly rate £41.00 £33.05 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.05% -17.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.67 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Electronics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +21 28 £338 -46.00% 38
Electronics
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 27 (62.79%) Degree
2 26 (60.47%) Telecoms
3 25 (58.14%) Python
4 17 (39.53%) C
5 14 (32.56%) Mathematics
6 13 (30.23%) Wireless
6 13 (30.23%) Embedded C
7 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
7 10 (23.26%) Tcl
8 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
8 9 (20.93%) Digital Signal Processing
8 9 (20.93%) Signal Processing
9 6 (13.95%) Firmware
9 6 (13.95%) C#
9 6 (13.95%) Time Management
10 5 (11.63%) SQL
10 5 (11.63%) .NET
10 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
11 4 (9.30%) Finance
11 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
11 4 (9.30%) Marketing
11 4 (9.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (9.30%) C++
11 4 (9.30%) SAP
11 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (9.30%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (6.98%) WCF
12 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
12 3 (6.98%) Bluetooth

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 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) Wireless
2 3 (6.98%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.33%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Gerrit
General
1 26 (60.47%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Embedded Engineer
3 12 (27.91%) Python Developer
4 11 (25.58%) Test Engineer
5 10 (23.26%) Software Test Engineer
6 8 (18.60%) Audio Engineer
7 6 (13.95%) Author
7 6 (13.95%) Embedded Developer
7 6 (13.95%) Technical Author
8 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Analogue IC Design Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) C++ Software Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) DSP Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Electronics Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) IC Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (6.98%) WCF
3 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) HTML5
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) CSS3
4 1 (2.33%) WebKit
4 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (2.33%) ThreadX
3 1 (2.33%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Mathematics
2 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
3 9 (20.93%) Digital Signal Processing
3 9 (20.93%) Signal Processing
3 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
4 6 (13.95%) Time Management
5 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.30%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.33%) Monte Carlo Method
8 1 (2.33%) Smoke Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) Python
2 17 (39.53%) C
3 13 (30.23%) Embedded C
4 10 (23.26%) Tcl
5 6 (13.95%) C#
6 5 (11.63%) SQL
7 4 (9.30%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.33%) Java
8 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (62.79%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) PhD
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) SAP
2 1 (2.33%) BT
2 1 (2.33%) Cadence
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Samsung
2 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
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