Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Engineering Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 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.

Engineering Manager
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 858 839 869
Rank change year-on-year -19 +30 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Engineering Manager 31 47 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.044% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.047% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 25
UK median daily rate £475 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.52% -0.67% -17.36%
10th Percentile £335 £333 £328
90th Percentile £538 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +16.50% +3.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
UK median hourly rate - £45.00 £49.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.55% +10.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%

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 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +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 +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

Engineering Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Engineering Manager in the UK

Engineering Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Engineering Manager in the UK

Engineering Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Engineering Manager over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Engineering Manager in the UK

Engineering Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Engineering Manager in the UK

Engineering Manager
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Engineering Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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 +21 25 £450 +16.50% 12
UK excluding London +32 21 £450 +16.50% 7
South East +10 7 £468 +28.08% 3
Midlands +27 5 £375 -
London -26 5 £650 +78.08% 5
North of England +63 4 £525 +10.53% 2
East Midlands +8 4 £413 +24.53%
South West - 4 £375 - 1
Yorkshire +21 3 £525 +10.53% 2
West Midlands +35 1 £325 -24.64%
Scotland 0 1 - -
North West - 1 £350 -

Engineering Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Engineering Manager 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 Engineering Manager in the job title.

1 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
2 13 (41.94%) Project Management
3 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) Finance
4 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (29.03%) SDLC
5 6 (19.35%) Automotive
5 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
6 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 4 (12.90%) Marketing
7 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.90%) DevOps
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (12.90%) Coaching
7 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
8 3 (9.68%) Games
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Java
8 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (9.68%) User Experience
8 3 (9.68%) People Management
8 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) Online Betting
8 3 (9.68%) Logistics
8 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.68%) Strategic Thinking
8 3 (9.68%) Collaborative Working

Engineering Manager 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DHCP
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) NFC
1 1 (3.23%) VoIP
1 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
1 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) GitLab
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Mockito
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Automotive
3 4 (12.90%) Marketing
4 3 (9.68%) Games
4 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
4 3 (9.68%) Online Betting
5 1 (3.23%) Electronics
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Node.js
1 2 (6.45%) React
2 1 (3.23%) JMX
2 1 (3.23%) JSON
2 1 (3.23%) RESTful
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) Spring
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Infotainment
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Contactless
3 1 (3.23%) EMV
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.23%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
2 13 (41.94%) Project Management
3 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) SDLC
4 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.90%) Coaching
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.90%) DevOps
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.68%) Logistics
7 3 (9.68%) People Management
7 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Strategic Thinking
8 2 (6.45%) Business Process Modelling
8 2 (6.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Java
1 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.45%) PMP
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco
2 1 (3.23%) NetApp
2 1 (3.23%) SAP
2 1 (3.23%) VMware