The median contractor rate for a Project Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 23 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.

Project Engineer
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 54 58
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.42% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.43% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £450 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +80.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £305 £320
% change year-on-year +2.45% -4.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £47.33
% change year-on-year +66.66% -52.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 405 469 616
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.63% 97.51% 97.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 224 373
Median daily rate £475 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.70% -9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 109 45
Median hourly rate £32.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.93% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Project Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured Project Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Engineer in Essex

Project Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Engineer in Essex

Project Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Engineer in Essex