The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 134 112 122
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 11 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.66% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.71% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
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£425 £292 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.79% -10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £384 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £43.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -25.67%
Design Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2876 2249 2908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.20% 93.09% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1785 1169 1460
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 231 291
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Design Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 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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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
Cambridgeshire +7 6 £425 +52.46% 3
Hertfordshire -27 1 £300 -21.82%
Suffolk - - - -
Essex - - - -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (35.48%) CAD
2 10 (32.26%) Degree
3 9 (29.03%) SolidWorks
4 8 (25.81%) Finance
4 8 (25.81%) SQL
5 7 (22.58%) J2EE
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle
5 7 (22.58%) WebLogic
5 7 (22.58%) UNIX
5 7 (22.58%) Solaris
5 7 (22.58%) Linux
5 7 (22.58%) UML
5 7 (22.58%) Java
5 7 (22.58%) Perl
5 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
5 7 (22.58%) J2SE
5 7 (22.58%) Sun
5 7 (22.58%) Atlassian
5 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Multithreading
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (19.35%) Electronics
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
7 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
8 4 (12.90%) Open Source
8 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (22.58%) WebLogic
1 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.23%) CATIA
2 1 (3.23%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (3.23%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Electronics
3 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
4 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
5 2 (6.45%) Advertising
5 2 (6.45%) Marketing
6 1 (3.23%) Military
6 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) J2EE
1 7 (22.58%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Clustering
1 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
1 4 (12.90%) Open Source
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) UNIX
1 7 (22.58%) Solaris
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) CAD
2 7 (22.58%) UML
2 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing
2 7 (22.58%) Multithreading
3 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (16.13%) Scrum
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) TDD
4 4 (12.90%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (12.90%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
4 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Time Management
5 3 (9.68%) IC Design
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 2 (6.45%) Stress Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO 9001
1 3 (9.68%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) SolidWorks
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Sun
2 7 (22.58%) Atlassian
3 3 (9.68%) Cadence
4 1 (3.23%) ANSYS
4 1 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) SAP