The median contractor rate for a Hardware Design Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 22 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.

Hardware Design Engineer
England / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 145 -
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Design Engineer 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.067% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.070% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £290 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £34.00 -
% change year-on-year +25.73% -  

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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2583 2861 2974
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.84% 95.40% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1619 1848 1912
Median daily rate £375 £365 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 139 197
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.25 £18.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.95% +44.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.50 £42.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Hardware Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Design Engineer in the South West

Hardware Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hardware Design Engineer in the South West

Hardware Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hardware Design Engineer in the South West