How much can I earn as an IT Contractor in London?

Contractors earnings vary greatly depending on their skills and the current market place. In the IT market in particular IT Contract rates will vary by as much as £100 per day and be influenced by the time of year and the number of large contracts taking place in the public sector and large enterprises. Your communication skills will normally greatly influence your earning ability too. IT Contractors In London will earn rates higher than in the provinces and Banking contractors generally 10-15% more the not for profit sector 10% less. Generally because of the range of opportunities we quote £50-£100 bands but to truly understand someones worth we need to spend time with someone. BITE’s Consultants and contractors spend at least 3 days in our office developing their personal brand and establishing their commercial worth, their contract rate.

BITE’s CV and personal branding services can help you earn higher rates.


A recent study of BITE’s Gold Member contractors

Those who have worked for more than 5 years for BITE shows that they are earning six figure annual incomes and earning above 4 times the national average.

Contractors are traditional the creme de la creme, the cream of the crop, people with over 3 years commercial experience in their field and earn often double the equivalent of someone in a similar permanent job. Successful contractors take steps on wards and upwards moving jobs at the right time and increasing their rate.They are people who regularly turn down a permanent job in favour of developing their contract career. The best stay as contractors during the remainder of their working life and often earn twice as much. The UK Contracting section on this sight gives more detailed information on rates, training and qualifications and the IT Contract market.It also covers the Banking, Telco, Accountancy and finance markets and general interim consulting work. Read more..

No Job no Training costs guarantee disclaimer: Under the 10 step job search program, we can’t help you get a job unless you regularly visit our offices, attend coaching and mentoring sessions, utilising the support provided to you. We work face to face with real people and you must work with us to help you. If then you don’t gain a job in the agreed time having attended the whole 10 step career coaching programme and used our job search database correctly we won’t charge you a penny and will refund the cost of any training you have undertaken that we have advised you to invest in!

The Three Day CV Marketing Personal Brand Plan does not carry a no job no training costs guarantee.

However If you purchase one of our training modules separately, attend and are not satisfied with it we will refund your money.

However If you purchase one of our training modules separately, attend and are not satisfied with it we will refund your money.

BITE Compliance covers: IT Contracting London UK, IT Consulting London UK, IT Contract work London, IT contract Jobs London, Temporary IT work in London, Temporary IT Jobs in London, working with Freelance Interim Consultants for professional jobs and IR35 and Limited company or PSC Compliance services.

BITE also offers: Contractor marketing and advertising services, CV Marketing services,  with how to write an IT Contract CV to produce a Killer contract CV with, IT CV templates and IT CV examples. Your Jobsearch in our London office provides access to the hidden contract job market, career coaching for contractors, and contractor career management services .

BITE is not a visa or employment agency.