The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 122 114 109
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 20 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.68% 0.29% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.31% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £280 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £276 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £336 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £306
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 13
Average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £37.50 £29.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2703 2244 2833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.38% 93.97% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1581 1131 1383
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 243 355
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £27.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -28.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Design Engineer
England

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
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 22 July 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 +6 17 £350 +27.27% 5
Hertfordshire +1 2 - - 4
Essex - 1 - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Design Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (40.74%) CAD
2 9 (33.33%) SolidWorks
3 7 (25.93%) Degree
4 6 (22.22%) Electronics
5 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) IC Design
7 3 (11.11%) Cadence
7 3 (11.11%) Finance
7 3 (11.11%) ISO 14001
7 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
8 2 (7.41%) Citrix
8 2 (7.41%) AutoCAD
8 2 (7.41%) SQL
8 2 (7.41%) HND
8 2 (7.41%) UNIX
8 2 (7.41%) Windows
8 2 (7.41%) Linux
8 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
8 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
8 2 (7.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (7.41%) Marketing
8 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (7.41%) Stress Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Open Source
9 1 (3.70%) vSphere
9 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.70%) Cobbler

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) AutoCAD
1 2 (7.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (3.70%) NASTRAN
2 1 (3.70%) CATIA
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Wireless
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (22.22%) Electronics
2 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.11%) Finance
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.41%) Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Billing
5 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.70%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) J2SE
1 1 (3.70%) J2EE
1 1 (3.70%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) DTV
2 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) CAD
2 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
3 3 (11.11%) IC Design
4 2 (7.41%) Stress Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.70%) Finite Element Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.70%) Industrial Design
5 1 (3.70%) Business Development
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) HND
3 1 (3.70%) RHCA
3 1 (3.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO 14001
1 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
1 1 (3.70%) RHEV
1 1 (3.70%) XenServer
1 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) SolidWorks
2 3 (11.11%) Cadence
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.70%) ANSYS
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) JBoss
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Software AG
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) webMethods
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Sun
4 1 (3.70%) HP
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