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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 97 110 96
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.069% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.21% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £320 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £350 £393
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -10.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +8.10%

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
1374 1885 1639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.42% 95.35% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 1242 1118
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 65 64
Median hourly rate £13.25 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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
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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Wakefield - 1 £320 -
Design Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) MPLS
1 2 (33.33%) OSPF
1 2 (33.33%) BGP
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) TippingPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) NETGEAR
2 1 (16.67%) DataPower
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
2 1 (16.67%) vMotion
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless

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 1 (16.67%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) BGP
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) MPLS
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
1 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) ATM
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) DMZ
2 1 (16.67%) DSL
2 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Frame Relay
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) ISDN
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) SDH
2 1 (16.67%) VRRP
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DataPower
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
1 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCDP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (16.67%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (16.67%) OPNET
1 1 (16.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Motorola
2 1 (16.67%) NETGEAR
2 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) TippingPoint
2 1 (16.67%) VMware