The median contractor rate for a Software Design Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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.

Software Design Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 269
Contract jobs requiring a Software Design Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - - 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £415 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7222 8372 8994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.55% 95.03% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4233 4992 5132
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 381 432
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +21.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Software Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Software Design Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Design Engineer in the South East

Software Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Design Engineer in the South East

Software Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Design Engineer in the South East

Software Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Software Design 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 South East region featuring Software Design Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) C++/CLI
1 1 (100.00%) Infotainment

Software Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) C++/CLI
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft