The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.33%
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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 Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
294 309 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 90.18% 93.07% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 152 208
Average daily rate £330 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 70
Average hourly rate £20.00 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.71% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) Perl
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) J2EE
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) WebLogic
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
1 7 (77.78%) Solaris
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) UML
1 7 (77.78%) Sun
1 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
1 7 (77.78%) J2SE
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Atlassian
1 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 4 (44.44%) Clustering
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Open Source

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (77.78%) WebLogic
1 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) J2EE
1 7 (77.78%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
1 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
1 7 (77.78%) Solaris
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) UML
1 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
2 5 (55.56%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) CAD
4 1 (11.11%) IC Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) Perl
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) Sun
1 7 (77.78%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) SolidWorks
2 1 (11.11%) Cadence
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