The median contractor rate for a DSP Software Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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.

DSP Software Engineer
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 648 642
Contract jobs requiring a DSP Software Engineer 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 50928 53153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98440 117183 122955
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4470 5127 7601
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

DSP Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for DSP Software Engineer in the UK

DSP Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSP Software Engineer in the UK

DSP Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DSP Software Engineer in the UK