Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Mechanical Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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.

Senior Mechanical Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 899
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Mechanical Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.001%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median daily rate - - £700
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £700
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 96,956 94,333 100,787
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.94% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,726 61,958 65,644
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,110 2,812 3,299
UK median hourly rate £17.73 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.19% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.49
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -

Senior Mechanical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Mechanical Engineer in the UK

Senior Mechanical Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Mechanical Engineer in the UK

Senior Mechanical Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Mechanical Engineer in the UK