Period
to 7 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for ECSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ECSS over the 6 months to 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

European Cooperation for Space Standardization (ESA ECSS)
England > East of England
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 - 195
Rank change year-on-year - +195 0
Contract jobs citing ECSS 4 0 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.20% - 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.81% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate - £950 £481
% change year-on-year - +97.40% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -

ECSS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 221 456 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.87% 10.66% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 206 307
Median daily rate £425 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20% -2.35%
10th Percentile £256 £119 £200
90th Percentile £575 £578 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 44 33
Median hourly rate £22.66 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.87% -10.00% -7.89%
10th Percentile £16.81 £9.65 £11.59
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.62 £43.25
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +2.22% -4.26% +23.68%

ECSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing ECSS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for ECSS in the East of England

ECSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ECSS in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for ECSS in the East of England

ECSS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ECSS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 7 July 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
Hertfordshire - 4 - - 1
ECSS
England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing ECSS 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 East of England region with a requirement for ECSS.

1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) CAD
1 4 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (100.00%) Automotive
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Military
1 4 (100.00%) VHDL
1 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) Schematic Capture
1 4 (100.00%) FMEA
2 3 (75.00%) FMECA
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Physics
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms

ECSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (100.00%) Automotive
1 4 (100.00%) Military
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) PCB Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (100.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) CAD
1 4 (100.00%) FMEA
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (100.00%) Schematic Capture
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) FMECA
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Physics
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) EMC