Period
to 29 October 2020

The median contractor rate for a Software Development Director was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

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.

Software Development Director
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 821 888
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Director 0 5 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK - 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.006% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £625 £875
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -28.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £625 £875
% change year-on-year - -28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 30,219 80,090 98,171
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.37% 94.12% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,022 52,597 64,682
Median daily rate £468 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% +2.27%
10th Percentile £256 £260 £269
90th Percentile £656 £644 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year - +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,215 2,896 3,130
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +11.11% -3.73%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.07
90th Percentile £54.00 £52.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +2.86% -

Software Development Director
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Software Development Director in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Director in the UK

Software Development Director
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Software Development Director.

Daily rate trend for Software Development Director in the UK