The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Mechanical Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mechanical Design Engineer
Rank 656 660 636
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Mechanical Design Engineer 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.002% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.00

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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
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 1691 2060 2120
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 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Mechanical Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Mechanical Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mechanical Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mechanical Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mechanical Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Mechanical Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mechanical Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +28 1 - - 13
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

Mechanical Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Mechanical 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 Mechanical Design Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (57.14%) Electronics
3 3 (42.86%) CAD
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (28.57%) FMCG
4 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Resin
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) PTC Creo
5 1 (14.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical

Mechanical 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Resin
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (14.29%) PTC Creo
General
1 4 (57.14%) Electronics
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CAD
2 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ISL
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
East Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 13 days ago
South East England
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 18 days ago
South East England
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 21 days ago