The table below looks at the statistics for Finite Element Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finite Element Analysis over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
England / South West
Rank - - 141
Contract jobs citing Finite Element Analysis 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2029 2452 2316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.94% 82.31% 75.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1722 1553
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 120 106
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Finite Element Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Finite Element Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Finite Element Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Finite Element Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finite Element Analysis across the South West region.

Finite Element Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South West