The table below looks at the statistics for the Research 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 Research Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Research Engineer
Rank 574 559 512
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Research Engineer 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.002% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.002% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
Research Engineer
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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
45333 44161 38662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.46% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27997 26983 22727
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1804 1877 2051
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Research Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Research Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Research Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Research Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Research Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Research Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Research Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Research Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
South West - 2 - -
East of England - - - - 1
London - - - - 4
South East - - - - 2
Research Engineer
UK

Research Engineer
Top 12 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Research 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 Research Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) SQLite
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared

Research Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Research 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 Research Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQLite
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared