Period
to 8 March 2021

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 8 March 2021 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
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 117 82
Rank change year-on-year +45 -35 -8
Contract jobs citing Electronics 28 42 116
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.75% 1.26% 2.80%
As % of the General category 5.22% 3.80% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 84
Median daily rate £270 £388 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.32% -26.19% -
10th Percentile £261 £147 £323
90th Percentile £541 £550 £600
England median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £34.54 £42.00 £29.20
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.00 £56.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +4.82%

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 536 1,105 1,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.52% 33.03% 35.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 648 901
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £175 £199 £280
90th Percentile £588 £597 £600
England median daily rate £500 £490 £500
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 101 84
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.25% -10.39% -35.83%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.11 £20.29
% change year-on-year +19.34% -0.86% -6.52%

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 8 March 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Electronics in the East of England over the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 8 March 2021. 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 +42 15 - - 21
Cambridgeshire +16 11 £270 -10.00% 55
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 4
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 8 March 2021, 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 15 (53.57%) C
1 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
2 13 (46.43%) C++
3 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
4 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 10 (35.71%) C#
5 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (28.57%) RS-485
7 7 (25.00%) RS-422
7 7 (25.00%) Modbus
7 7 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (25.00%) Python
8 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
8 6 (21.43%) Aerospace
8 6 (21.43%) Validation
8 6 (21.43%) Degree
8 6 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (17.86%) Schematic Capture
9 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
9 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
9 5 (17.86%) Embedded C
10 4 (14.29%) ASIC
11 3 (10.71%) Finance
11 3 (10.71%) Xilinx
11 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
11 3 (10.71%) NumPy
12 2 (7.14%) SpaceWire
12 2 (7.14%) Product Management
12 2 (7.14%) Robotics

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) RS-485
2 7 (25.00%) Modbus
2 7 (25.00%) RS-422
3 2 (7.14%) SpaceWire
3 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (3.57%) 3G
4 1 (3.57%) ADSL
4 1 (3.57%) BGP
4 1 (3.57%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) DMVPN
4 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) IPsec
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) MPLS
4 1 (3.57%) OSPF
4 1 (3.57%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (21.43%) Aerospace
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.71%) Finance
4 2 (7.14%) Law
5 1 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Software Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) C Software Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Digital Design Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Junior
6 2 (7.14%) Junior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Junior Python Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Product Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Product Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Python Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) NumPy
2 2 (7.14%) Flash
3 1 (3.57%) QML
3 1 (3.57%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (14.29%) ASIC
4 2 (7.14%) Robotics
5 1 (3.57%) CPLD
5 1 (3.57%) Life Science
5 1 (3.57%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (21.43%) Validation
5 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
5 5 (17.86%) Schematic Capture
6 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Product Management
7 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.14%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.57%) Commercial Awareness
8 1 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
8 1 (3.57%) Migration
8 1 (3.57%) Requirements Gathering
8 1 (3.57%) Scrum
8 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) C
2 13 (46.43%) C++
3 10 (35.71%) C#
4 7 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (17.86%) Embedded C
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Xilinx
2 1 (3.57%) Atmel
2 1 (3.57%) BMC
2 1 (3.57%) BT
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco
2 1 (3.57%) EMC
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Nokia
2 1 (3.57%) Remedy
2 1 (3.57%) SAP