Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Software Engineer
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire - 1.48% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Worcestershire median daily rate - £338 -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £360 £288
% change year-on-year +11.11% +25.22% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +6.67% +19.27% -7.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. 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
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies in Worcestershire with a recognized job title 83 127 151
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.81% 94.07% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 87 92
Worcestershire median daily rate £218 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.86% -3.05% +20.33%
10th Percentile £138 £115 £169
90th Percentile £433 £503 £495
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 25
Worcestershire median hourly rate £31.50 £13.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -25.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £12.48 £12.00 £11.45
90th Percentile £53.00 £42.25 £26.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.17% -11.76% +5.72%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Worcestershire

Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineer in Worcestershire

Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineer in Worcestershire