The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Leicestershire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 40 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.34% 0.79% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.85% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£410 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £321 £316
% change year-on-year
+8.94% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +82.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Job Titles Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
283 236 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 94.97% 93.28% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 110 69
Average daily rate £300 £350 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Design Engineer
East Midlands

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
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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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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
Leicester - - - - 1
Loughborough - - - -
Design Engineer
East Midlands

Design Engineer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) EMC