The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 146 127 121
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £315 £450 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +38.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
Design 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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2783 2848 2491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.23% 95.54% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1531 1312
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 100 72
Average hourly rate £30.10 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Edinburgh -8 1 £315 -7.35%
Renfrewshire -34 1 - - 1
Design Engineer
UK

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (44.44%) Kerberos
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) DFS Replication
2 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Verilog
3 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Xilinx
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) CAD
3 1 (11.11%) X.500
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) PTC Creo
3 1 (11.11%) 3D Modelling

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (11.11%) PTC Creo
1 1 (11.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Kerberos
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) X.500
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) CAD
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) DFS Replication
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Xilinx
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago