The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Principal Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £325 £488
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -33.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.68 £31.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+59.62% -25.29%
Principal Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
826 828 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.72% 95.50% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 608 492
Average daily rate £363 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £517 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 21 48
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £46.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Principal Engineer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Principal Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Principal Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Principal Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Principal Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol