The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 121 123 123
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.095% 0.17% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.18% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £238 £348 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.65% -0.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £28.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -20.00%

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
2002 2271 2479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.38% 96.11% 96.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1173 1356 1438
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 194 236
Median hourly rate £33.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -3 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £238 - 2
Design Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 East of England region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Electronics
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) VHDL
4 2 (22.22%) CCIE
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) JTAG
5 1 (11.11%) Monte Carlo Method
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (11.11%) Multicast
5 1 (11.11%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Schematic Capture
5 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Huawei
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Prototyping

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) DWDM
2 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) IPv6
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) Multicast
2 1 (11.11%) OSPF
2 1 (11.11%) SDH
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (55.56%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) VHDL
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (11.11%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (11.11%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (11.11%) IC Design
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Monte Carlo Method
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
2 1 (11.11%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) PhD
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9000
1 1 (11.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cadence
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) F5
1 1 (11.11%) Huawei
1 1 (11.11%) Juniper
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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