The median contractor rate for an Electronics Engineer was £444 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 622 621
Rank change year-on-year +28 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 20 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.050% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.053% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 15
UK median daily rate £444 £388 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.51% -26.19%  
10th Percentile £393 £340 £280
90th Percentile £489 £609 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £359 £280
% change year-on-year +39.37% +28.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 2
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.09%  
10th Percentile £23.38 £22.50 £32.18
90th Percentile £43.48 £40.70 £40.73
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. 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 44648 50928 53153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98440 117183 122955
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4470 5127 7601
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Electronics Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 29 June 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 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Electronics Engineer in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Top 5 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 29 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
England +20 19 £500 +29.03% 33
UK excluding London +49 10 £500 +39.37% 33
London +12 9 - - 3
South East +8 9 £500 - 5
North of England +58 1 - - 3

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 featuring Electronics Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (76.09%) Electronics
2 24 (52.17%) C
3 12 (26.09%) C++
3 12 (26.09%) Bluetooth
4 11 (23.91%) Linux
4 11 (23.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
4 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
5 10 (21.74%) Embedded C
6 9 (19.57%) EMC
6 9 (19.57%) CAD
6 9 (19.57%) Degree
7 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 7 (15.22%) Assembly Language
9 6 (13.04%) Schematic Capture
9 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
9 6 (13.04%) Firmware
9 6 (13.04%) WLAN
9 6 (13.04%) Python
9 6 (13.04%) NFC
9 6 (13.04%) TPMS
10 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
10 5 (10.87%) Military
10 5 (10.87%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (10.87%) OrCAD
11 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
11 4 (8.70%) TDD
12 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (6.52%) Automotive

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 (13.04%) TPMS
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) Bluetooth
2 6 (13.04%) NFC
2 6 (13.04%) WLAN
3 3 (6.52%) 2G
3 3 (6.52%) 3G
3 3 (6.52%) 5G
3 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.35%) RFID
4 2 (4.35%) RS-232
5 1 (2.17%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
1 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
1 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Android Studio
2 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (76.09%) Electronics
2 5 (10.87%) Military
3 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.52%) Automotive
5 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.17%) Node.js
1 1 (2.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (6.52%) VHDL
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Contactless
3 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.17%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (2.17%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.17%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Android
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) CAD
2 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 6 (13.04%) Schematic Capture
4 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
4 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (8.70%) TDD
6 3 (6.52%) OO
6 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (4.35%) Fault Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.35%) Validation
8 1 (2.17%) Analytics
8 1 (2.17%) Data Analytics
8 1 (2.17%) Electronic Design Automation
8 1 (2.17%) FPGA Design
8 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.17%) Machine Learning
8 1 (2.17%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) C
2 12 (26.09%) C++
3 10 (21.74%) Embedded C
4 7 (15.22%) Assembly Language
5 6 (13.04%) Python
6 3 (6.52%) Java
6 3 (6.52%) SQL
7 2 (4.35%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
1 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ECSS
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) EMC
2 3 (6.52%) Atmel
3 2 (4.35%) Cadence
Hertfordshire
Modis International
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 17 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
County Durham
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill
TRG
Rate: 35-40 Per Hour
Posted: 17 days ago