The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Middlesex region that had Software Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Design Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Design Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -
Software Design Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
159 164 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 98.15% 93.18% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 91 121
Median daily rate £392 £350 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% -17.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £213 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £484 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 20
Median hourly rate £45.50 £17.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.33% -58.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%