The median contractor rate for a Electronics Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Engineer
UK / England
Rank 549 586 566
Rank change year-on-year +37 -20  
Contract jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 25 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.055% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.058% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 14
Median daily rate £375 £413 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £135 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £193 £320
% change year-on-year +81.81% -39.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.00 £34.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Electronics Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Electronics Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics Engineer in England

Electronics Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Electronics Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics Engineer in England

Electronics Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics Engineer in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronics Engineer in England

Electronics Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronics Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics Engineer in England

Electronics Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics Engineer in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Electronics Engineer in England

Electronics Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
South East +29 18 £298 - 11
East of England -2 3 £338 - 7
Yorkshire +16 2 £400 +60.00% 2
West Midlands +13 1 - - 3
East Midlands +1 1 - - 1
Electronics Engineer
UK

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Electronics Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Electronics Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (57.45%) Electronics
2 20 (42.55%) EMC
2 20 (42.55%) Schematic Capture
3 16 (34.04%) Manufacturing
3 16 (34.04%) C
4 14 (29.79%) RFID
4 14 (29.79%) OrCAD
5 12 (25.53%) Contactless
6 11 (23.40%) Ethernet
6 11 (23.40%) Degree
7 10 (21.28%) C++
8 9 (19.15%) NFC
8 9 (19.15%) Chartered Engineer
8 9 (19.15%) RS-232
9 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
9 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
10 7 (14.89%) Bluetooth
10 7 (14.89%) Smartcard
11 6 (12.77%) Firmware
11 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
11 6 (12.77%) TPMS
11 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
12 5 (10.64%) Military
12 5 (10.64%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (10.64%) SQL
12 5 (10.64%) Windows
12 5 (10.64%) Linux
13 4 (8.51%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (8.51%) Android Studio
13 4 (8.51%) OO

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.77%) TPMS
Applications
1 14 (29.79%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) RFID
2 11 (23.40%) Ethernet
3 9 (19.15%) NFC
3 9 (19.15%) RS-232
4 7 (14.89%) Bluetooth
5 4 (8.51%) WLAN
6 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.26%) 2G
7 2 (4.26%) 3G
7 2 (4.26%) 5G
8 1 (2.13%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Android Studio
1 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
1 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.51%) JIRA
1 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (57.45%) Electronics
2 16 (34.04%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.64%) Military
4 3 (6.38%) Automotive
5 2 (4.26%) Finance
6 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) Games
6 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Contactless
2 7 (14.89%) Smartcard
3 4 (8.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (8.51%) VHDL
4 1 (2.13%) EFT
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (2.13%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Android
2 4 (8.51%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Schematic Capture
2 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
2 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
3 5 (10.64%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (8.51%) OO
4 4 (8.51%) Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) CAD
5 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.26%) Validation
6 1 (2.13%) CRM
6 1 (2.13%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (2.13%) FPGA Design
6 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.13%) SDLC
6 1 (2.13%) Statistics
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) C
2 10 (21.28%) C++
3 5 (10.64%) SQL
4 4 (8.51%) Embedded C
4 4 (8.51%) Java
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 9 (19.15%) Chartered Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) EMC
2 2 (4.26%) Atmel
3 1 (2.13%) Cadence
Billingshurst, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £35 - £40 Per Hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
Redhill
TRG
Rate: 35-40 Per Hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 25 days ago