Period
to 21 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Design Engineer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 56 80
Rank change year-on-year +4 +24 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 20 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.68% 1.06% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 1.13% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Gloucestershire median daily rate £513 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
South West median daily rate £513 £445 £500
% change year-on-year +15.17% -11.00% +25.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £47.50 £32.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.29% - -
South West median hourly rate £46.25 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +42.31% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 711 621 855
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.31% 93.67% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 289 480
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% -2.88%
10th Percentile £263 £204 £180
90th Percentile £563 £515 £563
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 60 84
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.13% +4.55% -30.62%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £11.36
90th Percentile £50.00 £56.95 £45.55
South West median hourly rate £38.29 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +27.62% +20.00% -10.71%

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Gloucestershire

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Design Engineer in Gloucestershire

Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Design Engineer in Gloucestershire

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. 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
Gloucester - 11 £513 - 4
Cheltenham - 8 - - 3
Design Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, Design Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (60.00%) Finance
1 12 (60.00%) Cryptography
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (60.00%) Resource Management
1 12 (60.00%) Network Security
1 12 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (40.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Aerospace
4 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (25.00%) DO-254
5 4 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (20.00%) EMC
5 4 (20.00%) Electronics
5 4 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (15.00%) Flash
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Automotive
6 3 (15.00%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (10.00%) FPGA Design
7 2 (10.00%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (10.00%) Military
7 2 (10.00%) VHDL
7 2 (10.00%) Xilinx
7 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
8 1 (5.00%) Avionics
8 1 (5.00%) Change Control

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Aerospace
4 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (20.00%) Electronics
6 3 (15.00%) Automotive
7 2 (10.00%) Military
8 1 (5.00%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (10.00%) VHDL
2 2 (10.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 12 (60.00%) Cryptography
1 12 (60.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (15.00%) Schematic Capture
3 2 (10.00%) FPGA Design
3 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) DO-254
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) EMC
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Xilinx