Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Audio Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 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.

Audio Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 872 859
Rank change year-on-year +31 -13 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Audio Engineer 8 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.004% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
England median daily rate £350 £330 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -28.65% +42.31%
10th Percentile £321 £315 £339
90th Percentile £375 £345 £596
UK median daily rate £350 £330 £463
% change year-on-year +6.06% -28.65% +42.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
10th Percentile £37.50 - £31.25
90th Percentile £42.50 - £39.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89119 91561 99256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.77% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59385 60311 64207
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2639 2960 3840
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Audio Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Audio Engineer in England

Audio Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Audio Engineer in England

Audio Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Audio Engineer in England

Audio Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Audio Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England -16 4 £350 +6.06% 8
South East - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
London - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Audio Engineer
UK

Audio Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Audio 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 England region featuring Audio Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Python
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) Electronics
2 4 (50.00%) Tcl
2 4 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 4 (50.00%) Signal Processing
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (12.50%) Perforce
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) DOCSIS
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Game Development
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study

Audio Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) DOCSIS
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 4 (50.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
3 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (12.50%) Game Development
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Tcl
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Perforce