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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Engineer
Rank 586 591 576
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Research Engineer 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 - -
Research Engineer
UK

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
44628 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29078 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 6 £338 - 3
North West - 3 - - 1
East of England - 1 - -
Research Engineer
UK

Research Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) HbbTV
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) DTV
3 4 (40.00%) Signal Processing
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (30.00%) PMI
4 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) Broadband
5 2 (20.00%) MPEG
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) OIPF
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Big Data
6 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (10.00%) Electronics
6 1 (10.00%) Military
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (10.00%) Simulink

Research Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) HbbTV
2 2 (20.00%) Broadband
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) DTV
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (30.00%) PMI
4 2 (20.00%) MPEG
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Signal Processing
2 3 (30.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) OIPF
2 1 (10.00%) QA
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