Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Design Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 July 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 West
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 208 212
Contract jobs requiring a Software Design Engineer 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.017% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.017% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £305 £450 £325
% change year-on-year -32.22% +38.46% +54.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +32.86% -15.15% -

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 5282 5767 6136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.50% 95.64% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3308 3721 3865
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £218 £230 £225
90th Percentile £533 £550 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 323 368
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +60.00% +11.84%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.30 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £45.25
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

Software Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Design Engineer in the South West

Software 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 Software Design Engineer in the South West.

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

Software 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 Software Design Engineer in the South West.

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