The median contractor rate for an Electronics Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Electronic Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 595 613
Rank change year-on-year +26 +18  
Contract jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 20 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.057% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.060% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 15
Median daily rate £500 £388 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -26.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £359 £280
% change year-on-year +23.69% +28.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £25.00 £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £40.00 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  

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 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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 June 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 +21 9 £500 - 4
London +1 9 - - 2
North West +22 1 - - 1
East of England -6 1 - - 10
Electronics Engineer
UK

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 34 (75.56%) Electronics
2 24 (53.33%) C
3 13 (28.89%) Bluetooth
4 12 (26.67%) C++
5 11 (24.44%) Linux
5 11 (24.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
5 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
6 10 (22.22%) Embedded C
7 9 (20.00%) EMC
7 9 (20.00%) CAD
7 9 (20.00%) Degree
8 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
8 7 (15.56%) Assembly Language
9 6 (13.33%) Firmware
9 6 (13.33%) WLAN
9 6 (13.33%) NFC
9 6 (13.33%) TPMS
9 6 (13.33%) Schematic Capture
10 5 (11.11%) Military
10 5 (11.11%) OrCAD
10 5 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
10 5 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
10 5 (11.11%) Python
11 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
12 3 (6.67%) 5G
12 3 (6.67%) Atmel
12 3 (6.67%) Automotive

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (13.33%) TPMS
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) Bluetooth
2 6 (13.33%) NFC
2 6 (13.33%) WLAN
3 3 (6.67%) 2G
3 3 (6.67%) 3G
3 3 (6.67%) 5G
4 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.44%) RFID
4 2 (4.44%) RS-232
4 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.22%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) Android Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (75.56%) Electronics
2 5 (11.11%) Military
3 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.67%) Automotive
5 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.22%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (4.44%) VHDL
3 1 (2.22%) Contactless
3 1 (2.22%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Android
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) CAD
2 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
3 6 (13.33%) Schematic Capture
4 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 5 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (6.67%) Project Management
5 3 (6.67%) TDD
6 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (4.44%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) OO
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.44%) Validation
7 1 (2.22%) CAE
7 1 (2.22%) CRM
7 1 (2.22%) FPGA Design
7 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) C
2 12 (26.67%) C++
3 10 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 7 (15.56%) Assembly Language
5 5 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (4.44%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) SQL
7 1 (2.22%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
1 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ECSS
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) EMC
2 3 (6.67%) Atmel
3 2 (4.44%) Cadence
Hertfordshire
Modis International
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 15 days ago
County Durham
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill
TRG
Rate: 35-40 Per Hour
Posted: 14 days ago