The first table below looks at the demand for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Swindon 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 49 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.67% - 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% - 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £32.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +0.78%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
402 264 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 89.73% 95.65% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 213 246
Average daily rate £400 £409 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.20% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £303 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 16
Average hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.18% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Design Engineer
Wiltshire

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Design Engineer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited 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 Design Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) LTE
2 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
3 7 (77.78%) CDMA
3 7 (77.78%) WCDMA
4 6 (66.67%) PhD
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) MATLAB
6 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (22.22%) LabVIEW
6 2 (22.22%) HND
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 1 (11.11%) Electronics

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited 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 Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LTE
2 7 (77.78%) CDMA
2 7 (77.78%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) PhD
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) HND
Swindon
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