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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 78 76 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.34% 0.19% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.21% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £339 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
Design Engineer
South East

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
1086 971 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.50% 92.48% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 482 429
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 75 79
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.27 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £40.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Design Engineer
South East

Design Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) Nokia
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) DO-254
3 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Email Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) ASIC
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) HND
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) VHDL
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) IC Design

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) ASIC
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Email Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) IC Design
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Nokia