The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Hardware Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Design Engineer
Rank 140 151 154
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Design Engineer 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.037% 0.031% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.033% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
Hardware 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
2579 3052 3232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.20% 95.73% 96.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 2052 2092
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 158 230
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Hardware Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 Skill Set
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Hardware 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 Hardware Design Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) CPLD
1 1 (100.00%) Altera

Hardware 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CPLD
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Altera