Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Audio Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 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.

Audio Engineer
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 876 895 893
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Audio Engineer 8 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.004% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
UK median daily rate £350 £330 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -45.00% +84.62%
10th Percentile £321 £315 £575
90th Percentile £375 £345 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 -
% change year-on-year +6.06% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
10th Percentile £37.50 - £31.25
90th Percentile £42.50 - £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

Audio Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Audio Engineer in the UK

Audio Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Audio Engineer in the UK

Audio Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Audio Engineer in the UK

Audio Engineer
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Audio Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 8 £350 +6.06% 7
UK excluding London +34 7 £350 +6.06% 7
East of England -12 4 £350 +6.06% 6
South East - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
London - 1 - -

Audio Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Audio 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 featuring Audio Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Python
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) Electronics
2 4 (50.00%) Tcl
2 4 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 4 (50.00%) Signal Processing
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (12.50%) Perforce
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) DOCSIS
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Game Development
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study

Audio Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) DOCSIS
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 4 (50.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
3 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (12.50%) Game Development
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Tcl
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Perforce