The table below looks at the statistics for the Digital Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Design Engineer
Rank 581 556 570
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Design Engineer 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.002% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £280
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +19.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £42.50 £33.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £42.50 £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
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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 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Digital Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Digital Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Digital Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Digital Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Digital Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Digital Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Digital Design Engineer
Top 8 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Digital 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 Digital Design Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Verilog
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) Altera
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) ASIC
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) VHDL

Digital Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Digital 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 Digital Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Verilog
1 2 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) ASIC
2 1 (33.33%) VHDL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Altera