The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Derbyshire region that had Principal Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Software Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.30 -
Principal Software Engineer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire 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
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
248 203 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 94.30% 97.13% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 95 102
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £400 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 22
Median hourly rate £11.25 £12.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £8.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%