Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for IC Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IC Design over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Integrated Circuit Design (IC Design)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 878 885
Contract jobs citing IC Design 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.003% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IC Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87132 87864 92880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.90% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58048 58076 60168
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2060 2332 2734
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

IC Design
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IC Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IC Design in the UK

IC Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IC Design in the UK

IC Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IC Design in the UK