The publication is devoted to statistical measurement of engineering services and industrial design in Russia. It includes the Concept of monitoring engineering and industrial design markets (with recommendations on classification of the relevant economic activities), the questionnaire and the system of statistical indicators.
The technology of the comparative analysis of innovation systems of the subjects of the Russian Federation is proposed. The technology is based on usage of non-parametric approaches to metric multidimentional scaling. General technology is illustrated by econometric comparison of the sunjects of the Russian Federation in the direction of "Technological innovations" using data from official statistics.