Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Principal Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Principal Engineer
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 57 57
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.16% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.17% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate - £460 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +53.33% -
East of England median daily rate - £430 £300
% change year-on-year - +43.33% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £50.73
East of England median hourly rate - - £50.68

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 657 600 638
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 94.19% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 387 424
Bedfordshire median daily rate £433 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +4.38% -3.32%
10th Percentile £173 £200 £212
90th Percentile £580 £580 £575
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +6.45% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 47
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -62.67% +120.59%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £44.89 £41.60 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.48% +4.68%

Principal Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Principal Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Principal Engineer in Bedfordshire

Principal Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Principal Engineer in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Principal Engineer in Bedfordshire

Principal Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Principal Engineer in Bedfordshire