The median contractor rate for a Technical Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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.

Technical Engineer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 120 123
Rank change year-on-year +24 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.15% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £325 £280
% change year-on-year -47.69% +16.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.28 £16.50
% change year-on-year +17.64% +10.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1330 1970 1915
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.08% 96.00% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 1376 1200
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 62 79
Median hourly rate £14.29 £11.75 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.57% -15.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Technical Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in West Yorkshire

Technical Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Engineer in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Engineer in West Yorkshire

Technical Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Engineer in West Yorkshire

Technical Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +17 2 - - 2
Technical Engineer
Yorkshire

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Technical Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
1 2 (40.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) System Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB