The median contractor rate for a Electronics Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 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.

Electronic Engineer
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 612 593
Rank change year-on-year +38 -19  
Contract jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 26 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.052% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.054% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 15
Median daily rate £338 £413 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £135 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £193 £320
% change year-on-year +75.32% -39.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
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 £16.93 £36.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £43.75
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43148 51543 50918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.77% 95.22% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 33436 30785
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1488 1586 2043
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Electronics Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Electronics Engineer in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics Engineer in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics Engineer over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronics Engineer in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics Engineer in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics Engineer over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Electronics Engineer in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Top 20 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +46 25 £350 -15.15% 28
South East +22 17 £195 - 9
Hampshire - 9 - - 1
East of England +4 4 £338 - 7
Basingstoke - 4 - -
Surrey - 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +19 2 £400 +60.00% 2
Oxfordshire -7 2 - - 2
Essex -14 2 £338 -
Redhill - 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Berkshire +24 1 £195 - 2
West Midlands +19 1 - - 3
Cambridgeshire +7 1 - - 5
East Midlands -6 1 - - 2
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £195 -
Cambridge - 1 - - 5

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 featuring Electronics Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (59.57%) Electronics
2 19 (40.43%) EMC
2 19 (40.43%) Schematic Capture
3 16 (34.04%) Manufacturing
3 16 (34.04%) C
4 13 (27.66%) RFID
4 13 (27.66%) OrCAD
5 11 (23.40%) Contactless
6 10 (21.28%) C++
6 10 (21.28%) Ethernet
6 10 (21.28%) Degree
7 9 (19.15%) NFC
8 8 (17.02%) RS-232
8 8 (17.02%) Chartered Engineer
9 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
9 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
9 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
9 7 (14.89%) Bluetooth
9 7 (14.89%) Firmware
10 6 (12.77%) TPMS
10 6 (12.77%) Smartcard
10 6 (12.77%) VHDL
10 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
11 5 (10.64%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (10.64%) Military
11 5 (10.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (10.64%) Windows
11 5 (10.64%) Linux
11 5 (10.64%) SQL
12 4 (8.51%) Android Studio

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (27.66%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) RFID
2 10 (21.28%) Ethernet
3 9 (19.15%) NFC
4 8 (17.02%) RS-232
5 7 (14.89%) Bluetooth
6 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (8.51%) WLAN
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 28 (59.57%) 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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Contactless
2 6 (12.77%) Smartcard
2 6 (12.77%) VHDL
3 5 (10.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.26%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (4.26%) Verilog
5 1 (2.13%) EFT
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 19 (40.43%) Schematic Capture
2 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
3 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
4 5 (10.64%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (8.51%) OO
5 4 (8.51%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) CAD
6 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Electronic Design Automation
6 2 (4.26%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.26%) Validation
7 1 (2.13%) CRM
7 1 (2.13%) FPGA Design
7 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.13%) SDLC
7 1 (2.13%) Statistics
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Analysis
7 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 3 (6.38%) C#
6 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) Chartered Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) 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 days ago
Redhill
TRG
Rate: 35-40 Per Hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago