The median contractor rate for a Design Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 28 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.

Design Engineer
London / Croydon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 37 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.61% 0.37% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.38% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £550 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -0.64% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.06 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.83% -11.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon. 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
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 159 265 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 97.55% 97.43% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 219 88
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 £225 £320 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +43.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Croydon

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Design Engineer in Croydon

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 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 Croydon region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Stealthwatch

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco