The median contractor rate for a Senior Design Engineer was £460 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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.

Senior Design Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 616 601
Rank change year-on-year +44 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Design Engineer 8 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.023% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.024% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £460 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.15% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £415 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £535 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 - £385
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40257 46300 48376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.74% 95.04% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26259 30600 30961
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1356 1863
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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
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 3 months to 25 June 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
London +6 5 £600 +26.31%
South East +35 2 £443 - 2
South West - 1 - -
Senior Design Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) C
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Network Design
4 4 (30.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) QA
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Embedded C
4 4 (30.77%) CCNP
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Assembly Language
4 4 (30.77%) CAD
5 3 (23.08%) 3G
5 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Data Management
6 2 (15.38%) StarTeam
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
6 2 (15.38%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (15.38%) 4G
6 2 (15.38%) Nokia
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) INAP
6 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 2 (15.38%) CCDP
6 2 (15.38%) CCIE
6 2 (15.38%) LDAP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) 3G
2 2 (15.38%) 4G
2 2 (15.38%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (15.38%) FTP
2 2 (15.38%) INAP
2 2 (15.38%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (15.38%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (15.38%) SNMP
3 1 (7.69%) 2G
3 1 (7.69%) 3GPP
3 1 (7.69%) 5G
3 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) LTE
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (15.38%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Design
2 4 (30.77%) CAD
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Development
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C
2 4 (30.77%) Assembly Language
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) CCNP
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) CCDP
5 2 (15.38%) CCIE
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 1 (7.69%) CCDE
6 1 (7.69%) CCIP
6 1 (7.69%) CCSA
6 1 (7.69%) CCSE
6 1 (7.69%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (7.69%) HP ASE
6 1 (7.69%) HP MASE
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Nokia
3 1 (7.69%) Aruba
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) Riverbed