Period
to 15 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Design Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

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
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 62 55
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 4 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.50% 1.55% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.63% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 4
Gloucestershire median daily rate - £513 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.80% -
South West median daily rate £400 £513 £466
% change year-on-year -21.95% +9.92% -6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +47.29% -28.33%
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +21.21% -26.67%

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 785 736 616
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.37% 95.21% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 413 282
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £237 £263 £196
90th Percentile £575 £563 £549
South West median daily rate £433 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +1.76% +8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 73 59
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £59.50 £49.75 £56.05
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.63 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.28% +29.55% +3.77%

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 15 December 2019. 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
Cheltenham -7 2 - - 3
Gloucester +2 1 - -
Design Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Military
1 2 (50.00%) PDM
1 2 (50.00%) Teamcenter
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (50.00%) MCAD
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Siemens
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Finite Element Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Avionics
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Siemens NX
1 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Analogue Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management

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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (50.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Teamcenter
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (50.00%) Avionics
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analogue Electronics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Finite Element Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) PDM
1 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) MCAD
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Siemens