The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
England / South West
Rank 130 135 133
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 11 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.10% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.11% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £344 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
- +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% -9.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -16.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2585 2827 3020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.14% 96.16% 95.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1677 1868 1919
Median daily rate £388 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 168 143
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 7 £250 - 1
Bristol +1 2 £344 - 3
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £375 - 1
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Design Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Altera
2 3 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (16.67%) Firmware
2 3 (16.67%) Electronics
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) VHDL
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) FPGA Design
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) CLAS
4 1 (5.56%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (5.56%) 5G
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) LTE
4 1 (5.56%) Image Processing
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) ISMS
4 1 (5.56%) RMADS
4 1 (5.56%) CESG
4 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) 2G
2 1 (5.56%) 3G
2 1 (5.56%) 3GPP
2 1 (5.56%) 5G
2 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) LTE
2 1 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 3 (16.67%) Electronics
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (11.11%) VHDL
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) CESG
3 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) CPLD
3 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.56%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) FPGA Design
1 2 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (5.56%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.56%) Image Processing
2 1 (5.56%) ISMS
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.56%) Network Design
2 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
2 1 (5.56%) SDLC
2 1 (5.56%) Service Management
2 1 (5.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
1 2 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
2 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) CCVP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CLAS
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Altera
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
3 1 (5.56%) Huawei
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Nokia
3 1 (5.56%) Verint
3 1 (5.56%) Xilinx
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350.00 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago