Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Electronics Engineer was £218 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 814 828
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 24 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.051% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.054% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 6
England median daily rate £218 £325 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.08% -42.22% +2.27%
10th Percentile £109 £275 £330
90th Percentile £346 £453 £669
UK median daily rate £250 £325 £500
% change year-on-year -23.08% -35.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 13
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £31.25 £33.50 £31.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £42.35 £40.80
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88370 92296 99465
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58881 60820 64344
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2615 2980 3832
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.77 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Electronics Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Electronics Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
London -22 10 £350 -44.00% 2
South East -17 6 - - 5
North of England +62 5 £85 -74.24% 4
North West +28 5 £85 -74.24% 3
South West +7 2 - - 1
East of England -19 1 - - 6
Electronics Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 17 (70.83%) Electronics
2 11 (45.83%) C
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
4 9 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (33.33%) Embedded C
6 7 (29.17%) Assembly Language
6 7 (29.17%) CAD
6 7 (29.17%) Degree
7 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Firmware
8 4 (16.67%) Python
8 4 (16.67%) C++
8 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
9 3 (12.50%) Bluetooth
9 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 3 (12.50%) OrCAD
10 2 (8.33%) Schematic Capture
10 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
10 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
10 2 (8.33%) AutoCAD
10 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (8.33%) TDD
10 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (4.17%) Marketing
11 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
11 1 (4.17%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (4.17%) Cadence

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:

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) OrCAD
2 2 (8.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (4.17%) GNU Octave
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.17%) PTC Creo
3 1 (4.17%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (4.17%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.17%) DAB
2 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.17%) RS-232
2 1 (4.17%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (70.83%) Electronics
2 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Acoustics
3 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.17%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) CAD
2 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (8.33%) Schematic Capture
2 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (4.17%) Break/Fix
3 1 (4.17%) Coaching
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C
2 8 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 7 (29.17%) Assembly Language
4 4 (16.67%) C++
4 4 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Chartered Engineer
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Cadence
1 1 (4.17%) EMC
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft