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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 24 May 2022 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
England > East of England
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 108 83 105
Rank change year-on-year -25 +22 -23
Contract jobs citing Electronics 32 30 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.27% 1.69% 1.13%
As % of the General category 2.15% 3.45% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 15
10th Percentile - £338 £369
25th Percentile £53 £453 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £55 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year -89.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £232 - £531
90th Percentile £379 - £545
England median daily rate £525 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 1
10th Percentile £46.25 £34.24 -
25th Percentile - £36.22 -
Median hourly rate £56.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year +31.76% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £58.00 £49.00 -
90th Percentile £58.75 £50.05 -
England median hourly rate £55.50 £43.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +28.32% -3.89% -

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 the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,489 870 1,192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 59.09% 49.07% 48.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 427 678
10th Percentile £169 £147 £185
25th Percentile £313 £263 £311
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £469 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +10.24% - -5.56%
75th Percentile £550 £532 £500
90th Percentile £650 £600 £588
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 180 106
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £12.13
25th Percentile £13.25 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £17.10
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% -12.28% +3.64%
75th Percentile £22.25 £22.97 £26.38
90th Percentile £56.00 £46.00 £50.63
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.40 £19.90
% change year-on-year +0.47% +7.54% +6.13%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in the East of England

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Electronics in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Electronics in the East of England

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Electronics in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Electronics in the East of England

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for Electronics in the East of England

Electronics
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 Electronics within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -20 17 £55 -89.00% 60
Hertfordshire -6 14 - - 21
Suffolk - 1 - - 4
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 18 (56.25%) C
2 14 (43.75%) Python
2 14 (43.75%) Validation
3 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 12 (37.50%) FPGA
3 12 (37.50%) C++
4 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 10 (31.25%) ASIC
4 10 (31.25%) Schematic Capture
5 9 (28.13%) Product Management
5 9 (28.13%) Aerospace
6 7 (21.88%) Embedded C
7 6 (18.75%) Degree
8 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
8 4 (12.50%) Analogue Electronics
8 4 (12.50%) EMC
8 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
9 3 (9.38%) Automotive
9 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
9 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
9 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (6.25%) MathWorks
10 2 (6.25%) MATLAB
10 2 (6.25%) Simulink
10 2 (6.25%) Stateflow
10 2 (6.25%) Java

Electronics
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:

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Simulink
1 2 (6.25%) Stateflow
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft 365
1 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) Skype
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) VoIP
1 1 (3.13%) VPN
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
1 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (28.13%) Aerospace
2 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.38%) Automotive
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.13%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Test Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Software Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Product Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Product Test Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Design Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) MATLAB Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (3.13%) IT Technician
6 1 (3.13%) Research Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) JSON
1 1 (3.13%) NumPy
1 1 (3.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) FPGA
2 10 (31.25%) ASIC
3 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 4 (12.50%) Analogue Electronics
4 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.13%) Anti-Spyware
5 1 (3.13%) CPLD
5 1 (3.13%) IoT
5 1 (3.13%) NHS
5 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Validation
2 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 10 (31.25%) Schematic Capture
4 9 (28.13%) Product Management
5 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
5 3 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.25%) HOOD
7 1 (3.13%) Agile
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) Clean Code
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Data Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) ETL
7 1 (3.13%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Statistics
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Leadership
7 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) C
2 14 (43.75%) Python
3 12 (37.50%) C++
4 7 (21.88%) Embedded C
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) EMC
2 2 (6.25%) MathWorks
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) Apple
3 1 (3.13%) Ivanti
3 1 (3.13%) Keysight
3 1 (3.13%) MobileIron
3 1 (3.13%) Remedy
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.13%) Xilinx