Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Design Engineer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 17 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.

Design Engineer
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 26 31
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 1.32% 0.47% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.49% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Guildford median daily rate £275 - £255
10th Percentile £263 - £251
90th Percentile £288 - £264
Surrey median daily rate £298 £280 £270
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.70% -6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate £41.25 - -
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 -
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford. 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
Guildford
Contract vacancies in Guildford with a recognized job title 221 203 218
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 95.75% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 128 118
Guildford median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -5.41%
10th Percentile £148 £118 £254
90th Percentile £553 £538 £488
Surrey median daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 10
Guildford median hourly rate £14.00 £27.19 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.51% +72.62% -7.35%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £33.20 £47.89 £40.00
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £26.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year -34.62% +42.47% +7.35%

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Guildford

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Design Engineer in Guildford

Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Design Engineer in Guildford

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Guildford region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (66.67%) VHDL
1 2 (66.67%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) FPGA Design
2 1 (33.33%) PTC Creo
2 1 (33.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (33.33%) CAD
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (33.33%) Xilinx
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) QMS

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 1 (33.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (33.33%) PTC Creo
1 1 (33.33%) SOLIDWORKS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (66.67%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (33.33%) CAD
2 1 (33.33%) FPGA Design
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) QMS
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Xilinx