Period
to 23 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for QEMU skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QEMU over the 6 months to 23 February 2019 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.

QEMU
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 878 859
Contract jobs citing QEMU 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the System Software category - 0.023% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
UK median daily rate - £380 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -36.67% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

QEMU is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 15,065 12,887 11,638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.33% 12.71% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,903 8,414 7,260
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.80% +7.33%
10th Percentile £178 £163 £163
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +10.39% +10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 760 701 841
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.95% +5.67%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.50 £10.29
90th Percentile £47.09 £46.25 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.49 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.27% - -3.23%

QEMU
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for QEMU in the UK

QEMU
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QEMU in the UK