The median contractor rate for a Design Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Design Engineer
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +8.28% +8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £46.07 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year +8.10% -0.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 345 301 332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.37% 94.65% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 202 233
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.77% +200.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £50.78 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Design Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Bedfordshire

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Design Engineer in Bedfordshire

Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Design Engineer in Bedfordshire