Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Design Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Senior Design Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 847 846
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Design Engineer 17 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.018% 0.027% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.028% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
England median daily rate £450 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £380 £408 £421
90th Percentile £615 £588 £591
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
England median hourly rate £42.50 - £41.50
10th Percentile £32.75 - £40.23
90th Percentile £89.25 - £43.30
UK median hourly rate £42.50 - £41.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Senior Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Senior Design Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Design Engineer in England

Senior Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Design Engineer in England

Senior Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Design Engineer in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Design Engineer in England

Senior Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Design Engineer in England

Senior Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Design Engineer in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Senior Design Engineer in England

Senior Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Design Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England -11 8 - - 2
London -20 6 £519 +29.69%
South East -9 1 £450 -10.00% 2
South West - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 2
North of England - 1 - - 2
Senior Design Engineer
UK

Senior Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior Design Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (58.82%) CAD
2 7 (41.18%) Physics
3 5 (29.41%) Validation
4 4 (23.53%) Embedded C
4 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (23.53%) C
5 3 (17.65%) Assembly Language
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Customer-Centricity
7 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (5.88%) SCCP
7 1 (5.88%) QSIG
7 1 (5.88%) H.323
7 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
7 1 (5.88%) Firewall
7 1 (5.88%) Electronics
7 1 (5.88%) 2G
7 1 (5.88%) Finance
7 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
7 1 (5.88%) Avaya
7 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.88%) Broadband
7 1 (5.88%) PBX
7 1 (5.88%) PSTN

Senior Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) EPLAN
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) 2G
1 1 (5.88%) 3G
1 1 (5.88%) 4G
1 1 (5.88%) Broadband
1 1 (5.88%) CTI
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) H.323
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) PBX
1 1 (5.88%) PSTN
1 1 (5.88%) QSIG
1 1 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (5.88%) SCCP
1 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.88%) IVR
2 1 (5.88%) RIA
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) CAD
2 7 (41.18%) Physics
3 5 (29.41%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Development
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C
1 4 (23.53%) Embedded C
2 3 (17.65%) Assembly Language
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Acme Packet
1 1 (5.88%) Avaya
1 1 (5.88%) BMC
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Sonus