The first table below looks at the demand for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 18 April 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 Essex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.13% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £32.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
708 377 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.53% 91.73% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 186 194
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 71 62
Average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Design Engineer
East of England

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) SolidWorks
2 1 (25.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) NASTRAN
2 1 (25.00%) WebLOAD
2 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Software AG
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (25.00%) NASTRAN
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) COM+
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SolidWorks
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Software AG
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) webMethods
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £35 - 43 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago