The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Mechanical Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mechanical Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank - - 64
Contract jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - - 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -3.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
540 535 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.12% 95.88% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 319 402
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £253 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 48 56
Median hourly rate £26.88 £35.00 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.21% +120.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Mechanical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Mechanical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Mechanical Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Mechanical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Mechanical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Mechanical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire