The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware 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 Hardware Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Design Engineer
Rank - 109 -
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Design Engineer 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.090% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.097% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £280
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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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
2904 2071 2955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.38% 92.79% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1878 1279 1739
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 157 234
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Hardware Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Hardware Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Hardware 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 Hardware Design Engineer across the South West region.

Hardware Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Hardware 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 Hardware Design Engineer across the South West region.

Hardware Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Hardware Design Engineer
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Hardware 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 Hardware Design Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

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

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

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree