The median contractor rate for a Technical Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Technical Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 60
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - - 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £228 £325 £275
% change year-on-year -30.00% +18.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.35 £18.28 £15.50
% change year-on-year -21.47% +17.90%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 283 344 440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 93.71% 96.63% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 783 1495
Median daily rate £340 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.56% +8.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £517 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 72 108
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.24 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.75 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in Cambridge

Technical Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Engineer in Cambridge

Technical Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Engineer in Cambridge