Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Design Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 6 months to 22 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
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 41 39
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex - 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.29% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Middlesex median daily rate - - £298
South East median daily rate £375 £425 £303
% change year-on-year -11.76% +40.50% -19.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - £37.50 -
South East median hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year +17.86% +21.74% -28.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract vacancies in Middlesex with a recognized job title 251 344 317
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.44% 96.36% 91.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 205 160
Middlesex median daily rate £433 £413 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.97% +6.11% +3.67%
10th Percentile £266 £281 £263
90th Percentile £535 £550 £497
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 14
Middlesex median hourly rate £31.00 £33.75 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.15% - +33.24%
10th Percentile £30.50 £17.10 £12.70
90th Percentile £31.50 £39.18 £48.38
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Middlesex

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Design Engineer in Middlesex

Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Design Engineer in Middlesex