The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 32 28 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.35% 2.35% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 2.46% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £460 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £50.68 £45.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £50.68 £52.72
% change year-on-year
-17.12% -3.86%
Principal Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
258 284 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.17% 95.30% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 179 303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 37 19
Median hourly rate £12.05 £37.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.86% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £15.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £50.68 £31.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Principal Engineer in the job title.

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Principal Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Principal Engineer across the Bedfordshire region.

Principal Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Principal Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Principal Engineer across the Bedfordshire region.

Principal Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Principal 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco