The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank - 83 76
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.23% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.25% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1170 1213 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.58% 92.38% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 690 479
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 78
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.89 £13.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Design Engineer in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Design Engineer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Design Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Design Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) HND
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Cadence
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) CAD
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) HNC
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Design Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) CAD
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) HND
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) HNC
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Cadence