The median contractor rate for a Build Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Build Engineer
England / North East
Rank - 73 57
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.11% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.12% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £336
% change year-on-year +9.37% -4.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £14.10 £16.50
% change year-on-year +107.44% -14.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 691 829 609
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.31% 95.29% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 557 336
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £530 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 35
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Build Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East that featured Build Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Build Engineer in the North East

Build Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Build Engineer in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Engineer in the North East

Build Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Build Engineer in the North East