The median contractor rate for a Design Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon - - 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.06 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.83% -11.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 332 307 388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 95.95% 95.05% 97.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 212 270
Median daily rate £418 £375 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% -10.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £140.00 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Swindon

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Design Engineer in Swindon

Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Design Engineer in Swindon

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Swindon region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) CLAS
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) CESG
3 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) RMADS

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CLAS
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware