The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MHEG in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MHEG over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

MHEG-5
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 653 635
Contract jobs citing MHEG 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.027% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £328 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £328 £344
% change year-on-year - -4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MHEG is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15469 18212 17765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.38% 32.58% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10118 11969 10854
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 553 675
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.92 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.08% +22.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £12.47 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

MHEG
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MHEG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for MHEG in the UK

MHEG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MHEG in the UK

MHEG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MHEG in the UK