The median contractor rate for a Software Engineer was £328 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bournemouth during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Dorset / Bournemouth
Rank 12 - 18
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 2.27% - 3.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £328 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +7.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +0.58% +8.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bournemouth
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42 105 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 95.45% 97.22% 97.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 76 62
Median daily rate £363 £440 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.61% +9.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £170 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £750 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Median hourly rate £14.99 £12.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.93% -62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £8.75 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £13.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bournemouth that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Bournemouth

Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineer in Bournemouth

Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineer in Bournemouth

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bournemouth region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver Development

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Bluetooth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver Development
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EMC