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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
England / South West
Rank - - 145
Contract jobs citing Finite Element Analysis 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.040%
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
2237 2445 2510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.49% 81.69% 78.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1476 1669 1643
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 £265 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 124 87
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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