Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 17 November 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 Engineer
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 44 37
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 0.47% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.49% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Staffordshire median daily rate - - £300
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £360 £288
% change year-on-year +11.11% +25.22% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £36.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +6.67% +19.27% -7.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 243 411 290
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 96.48% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 260 175
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £345 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% -4.76% +13.28%
10th Percentile £227 £185 £263
90th Percentile £473 £488 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 24
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.20 £25.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.20% +81.82% +1.85%
10th Percentile £10.30 £12.13 £10.13
90th Percentile £44.30 £45.50 £19.70
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year +14.17% -9.64% +2.72%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Staffordshire

Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineer in Staffordshire

Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineer in Staffordshire