Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 106 65 112
Rank change year-on-year -41 +47 -40
Contract jobs citing Electronics 35 26 64
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.35% 2.00% 1.65%
As % of the General category 2.55% 4.28% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 25
10th Percentile £349 £256 £142
25th Percentile £416 £269 £208
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £480 £303 £265
Median % change year-on-year +58.42% +14.34% -49.52%
75th Percentile £509 £361 £449
90th Percentile £594 £515 £550
England median daily rate £525 £525 £450
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 16
10th Percentile £39.49 " "
25th Percentile £45.94 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate £51.25 £47.50 £45.50
Median % change year-on-year +7.89% +4.40% +1.11%
75th Percentile £58.85 £49.38 £49.00
90th Percentile £60.31 £50.00 £52.00
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 1,375 607 1,912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 53.19% 46.76% 49.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 337 1,120
10th Percentile £144 £197 £199
25th Percentile £290 £300 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -2.30%
75th Percentile £550 £500 £525
90th Percentile £638 £556 £596
England median daily rate £525 £486 £475
% change year-on-year +8.02% +2.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 88 155
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £10.53
25th Percentile £12.50 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £13.50 £29.75 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -54.62% +80.30% -4.54%
75th Percentile £21.47 £47.50 £35.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £49.00
England median hourly rate £19.20 £22.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year -14.67% +20.32% +1.08%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Cambridgeshire -18 24 £500 +65.02% 68
Essex -17 3 - - 10
Hertfordshire -31 2 - - 36
Norfolk - 2 £265 - 4
Bedfordshire -18 1 - - 5
Suffolk - 1 - - 3
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (42.86%) Python
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 10 (28.57%) C
4 9 (25.71%) Manufacturing
5 8 (22.86%) Programme Management
5 8 (22.86%) SAP
5 8 (22.86%) Linux
5 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
5 8 (22.86%) Marketing
5 8 (22.86%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (22.86%) Public Sector
6 7 (20.00%) DevOps
6 7 (20.00%) Wireless
7 6 (17.14%) C#
7 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
7 6 (17.14%) Firmware
7 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
7 6 (17.14%) GitLab
7 6 (17.14%) Kubernetes
7 6 (17.14%) Ubuntu
7 6 (17.14%) Degree
7 6 (17.14%) JIRA
7 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
7 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
7 6 (17.14%) Spinnaker
7 6 (17.14%) Docker
8 5 (14.29%) Computer Science

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 4 (11.43%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (2.86%) Simulink
2 1 (2.86%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (5.71%) Modbus
2 2 (5.71%) RS-422
2 2 (5.71%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) GitLab
1 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
1 6 (17.14%) Spinnaker
2 1 (2.86%) CMake
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.86%) Pylint
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Manufacturing
3 8 (22.86%) Marketing
3 8 (22.86%) Public Sector
3 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (11.43%) Social Skills
5 3 (8.57%) Aerospace
5 3 (8.57%) Automotive
6 2 (5.71%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Python Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Python Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Coach
7 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Kernel Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Kernel Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) LIMS Manager
7 1 (2.86%) LIMS Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) MATLAB Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) NumPy
2 1 (2.86%) PyTorch
2 1 (2.86%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) NHS
2 3 (8.57%) 3D Printing
2 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Optoelectronics
3 2 (5.71%) Robotics
4 1 (2.86%) Analogue Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.86%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (2.86%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (2.86%) LIMS
4 1 (2.86%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (22.86%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (22.86%) Programme Management
4 7 (20.00%) DevOps
5 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.57%) Machine Learning
6 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
6 3 (8.57%) Physics
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Value Proposition
7 2 (5.71%) CAD
7 2 (5.71%) Data Acquisition
7 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
7 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Data Management
8 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Python
2 10 (28.57%) C
3 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
3 6 (17.14%) C#
3 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.43%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) Embedded C
6 2 (5.71%) Ada
6 2 (5.71%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) PhD
4 1 (2.86%) CEH
4 1 (2.86%) CISM
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Docker
1 6 (17.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) SAP
2 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.57%) ANSYS
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco