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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 130 128 135
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 10 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.39% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.41% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £290 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +20.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £40.45 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £44.05 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
Design Engineer
England

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
2772 2956 3066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 96.08% 95.94% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1774 1818 1876
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 172 189
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.78% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol - 4 - - 2
Dorset - 3 - -
Gloucestershire +3 2 - - 1
Wiltshire -8 1 £290 - 1
Design Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 9 (64.29%) Validation
2 6 (42.86%) Aerospace
3 5 (35.71%) C
4 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) CAN bus
5 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) CCNP
5 3 (21.43%) CCNA
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (21.43%) LabVIEW
5 3 (21.43%) MATLAB
5 3 (21.43%) Simulink
5 3 (21.43%) Avionics
5 3 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) Firmware
6 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) VHDL

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:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Simulink
2 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
2 1 (7.14%) CATIA
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) LabVIEW
1 3 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (42.86%) Aerospace
2 3 (21.43%) Avionics
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
1 3 (21.43%) CAN bus
1 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (14.29%) VHDL
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Validation
2 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Android Development
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.14%) Finite Element Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) PDM
5 1 (7.14%) PLM
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Schematic Capture
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C
2 3 (21.43%) MATLAB
3 2 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) CCNA
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) BICSI Certification
4 1 (7.14%) BICSI RCDD
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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