The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.32% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.07 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Design Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
302 362 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.57% 95.77% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 255 239
Median daily rate £438 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 14
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +56.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Design Engineer in the job title.

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Design Engineer across the Bedfordshire region.

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton - 1 - -
Design Engineer
East of England

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Design 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
1 2 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (66.67%) VHDL
1 2 (66.67%) DO-254
2 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (33.33%) Verilog
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) JTAG
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) Simulink
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) HND

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (33.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (66.67%) VHDL
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
1 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
1 1 (33.33%) Stress Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) HNC
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) DO-254
2 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
2 1 (33.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EMC