The first table below looks at the demand for the Digital Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 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 South West 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Design Engineer
Rank 138 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Design Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.065% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2844 2002 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.06% 93.95% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 1237 1705
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 136 193
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.10 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% -29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Digital Design Engineer
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Digital Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Digital Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Digital 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 Digital Design Engineer across the South West region.

Digital Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Digital Design Engineer
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Digital 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 Digital Design Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) VHDL
1 1 (50.00%) Verilog
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) Altera
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Digital 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 Digital Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) VHDL
1 1 (50.00%) Verilog
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Altera