The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 71 71 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.67% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.70% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -4.00%
Design Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
901 856 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.36% 95.54% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 643 549
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 41 37
Median hourly rate £28.50 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.88% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Bristol region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (60.00%) Simulink
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Finite Element Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) CATIA
2 1 (20.00%) PLM
2 1 (20.00%) PDM
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) ENOVIA
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) CAD

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (60.00%) Simulink
2 1 (20.00%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ENOVIA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Finite Element Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) PDM
2 1 (20.00%) PLM
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Juniper
1 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto