The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Hardware Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Design Engineer
Rank 644 671 639
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Design Engineer 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £315 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Hardware Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Hardware Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Hardware Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hardware Design Engineer within the UK.

Hardware Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Hardware Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hardware Design Engineer within the UK.

Hardware Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Hardware Design Engineer
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
England +5 8 £315 - 4
West Midlands -27 2 - -
South East - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire +15 1 £315 -
North West - 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 £315 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £315 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1

Hardware Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 featuring Hardware Design Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Electronics
2 5 (38.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (30.77%) C
3 4 (30.77%) Schematic Capture
4 3 (23.08%) Altera
4 3 (23.08%) Firmware
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Xilinx
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Subversion
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) LabVIEW
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) vCloud
5 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
5 2 (15.38%) vRealize
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) OrCAD
5 2 (15.38%) Verilog
6 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
6 1 (7.69%) CAN bus
6 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
6 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing

Hardware Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (15.38%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
1 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) LabVIEW
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (46.15%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.69%) Avionics
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (15.38%) Verilog
3 1 (7.69%) CAN bus
3 1 (7.69%) CPLD
3 1 (7.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Schematic Capture
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) CAD
3 1 (7.69%) CAE
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C
2 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Firmware
2 2 (15.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Altera
2 2 (15.38%) EMC
2 2 (15.38%) Xilinx
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