Daily rate or fixed price for a job ?

Nik Clayton nik at ngo.org.uk
Fri Oct 6 19:43:04 BST 2006

Andy Wardley wrote:
> Nik Clayton wrote:
>> http://www.contractoruk.com/market_stats/index.html might help.
> They list £442 as the average daily rate for a Perl programmer, but an 
> average hourly rate of £30.
> That's a 14.7 hour day!
> On the other hand, the apparently lazy average SAP Consultant only does 
> a 7.5 hour day for his/her £458.

There's a note on there somewhere about that -- hourly rates tend to be 
quoted for junior-to-mid-level jobs, daily rates tend to be quoted for 
upper-mid-to-senior-level jobs.


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