The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 39 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.38% 0.33% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.35% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£258 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £321
% change year-on-year
- +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.63%
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
246 286 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 92.48% 95.02% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 138 107
Average daily rate £275 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 26
Average hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.71% +159.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

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

Design Engineer
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) DO-160
1 1 (50.00%) 4G

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) DO-160
Leicestershire
Premier Engineering
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour + (dependent on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago