The table below looks at the statistics for IC Design skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IC Design over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integrated Circuit Design (IC Design)
Rank - 633 629
Contract jobs citing IC Design 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.004% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45487 44731 42956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.61% 78.86% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30072 27893 26816
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1054 1299 1233
Median hourly rate £34.50 £29.41 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

IC Design
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing IC Design as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

IC Design Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IC Design
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IC Design within the UK.

IC Design Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IC Design
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IC Design within the UK.

IC Design Hourly Rate Trend in the UK