The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Dorset region that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 32 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.14% - 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% - 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £39.00 - £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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 Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
259 195 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 98.11% 94.20% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 107 101
Median daily rate £400 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £140 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 22
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 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 Dorset region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) LabVIEW
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 3 (100.00%) Avionics
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (100.00%) CAN bus

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) LabVIEW
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (100.00%) Avionics
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C