Period
to 23 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a C Software Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 April 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.

C Software Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 204 222
Contract jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.018% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.019% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
North West median daily rate - - £475
England median daily rate £400 £388 £340
% change year-on-year +3.23% +13.97% +11.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.71 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.01% +21.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,508 5,145 7,371
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 94.72% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,433 3,194 4,411
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +4.67%
10th Percentile £238 £219 £228
90th Percentile £575 £545 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 259 331
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.27% +28.80%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.40 £49.55 £47.91
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%

C Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured C Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for C Software Engineer in the North West

C Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C Software Engineer in the North West

C Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C Software Engineer in the North West