The median contractor rate for a Design Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 June 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 120 115
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.19% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.20% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +10.52% +8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1402 1984 2003
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.84% 96.40% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 1375 1378
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £535 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 60
Median hourly rate £15.86 £14.13 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +3.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in West Yorkshire

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Design Engineer in West Yorkshire

Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Design Engineer in West Yorkshire

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +11 2 - - 1
Design Engineer
Yorkshire

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) HND
3 1 (25.00%) ATM
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) SDH
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) PPP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (25.00%) Frame Relay
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (25.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ATM
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) ISDN
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) OSPF
1 1 (25.00%) PPP
1 1 (25.00%) SDH
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £31 to £39 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield
g2 Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago