The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 111 117 97
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £250 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Design Engineer
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1975 2038 1607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.91% 95.23% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1325 1424 1024
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 65 60
Median hourly rate £12.82 £13.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Design Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Leeds +1 7 £250 -25.92%
Design Engineer
Yorkshire

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) HP
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) Internet
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Network Design
4 5 (41.67%) MPLS
5 4 (33.33%) Dell
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) BMC
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) CCNP
5 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) SAS
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) SonicWALL
5 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) NETGEAR
5 4 (33.33%) DSL
5 4 (33.33%) VRRP
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (33.33%) Software Licensing
5 4 (33.33%) vMotion

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 4 (33.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
2 5 (41.67%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) DSL
3 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 4 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (33.33%) VRRP
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) OSPF
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) DMZ
5 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (16.67%) SSL
5 2 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Licensing
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (16.67%) DataPower
3 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Network Design
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Software Licensing
3 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCDP
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) vCloud
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) vMotion
2 2 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (16.67%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (16.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (16.67%) OPNET
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) HP
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) BMC
3 4 (33.33%) Dell
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) NETGEAR
3 4 (33.33%) SonicWALL
4 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Motorola
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) Splunk
4 2 (16.67%) TippingPoint
5 1 (8.33%) SAP