Period
to 16 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Software Development Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

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.

Software Development Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 207 193
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
East of England median daily rate - £450 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -35.71% +115.38%
England median daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year - +18.75% -9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East of England median hourly rate - - £39.50
England median hourly rate £25.25 £47.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year -46.84% +20.25% +17.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,781 4,855 4,685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.82% 94.13% 95.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,833 2,782 2,700
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +0.65%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £202
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 305 382 383
East of England median hourly rate £17.38 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.47% -20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.13 £11.28
90th Percentile £47.95 £47.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.28 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.23% +3.89% +1.21%

Software Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Engineer in the East of England

Software Development Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Development Engineer in the East of England

Software Development Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Development Engineer in the East of England