The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicestershire region that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank - 42 44
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.30% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
Design Engineer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
274 333 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.16% 95.69% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 180 156
Median daily rate £300 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £81 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 56
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire