The median contractor rate for a Design Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank - - 60
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire - - 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £394 £373
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.06 £37.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +6.83% -14.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 492 600 643
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 93.36% 97.40% 97.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 358 314
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 44 62
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +136.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Design Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Design Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Cadence
1 1 (100.00%) IC Design
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Monte Carlo Method
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) IC Design
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Monte Carlo Method
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cadence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
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