London vs UK contractor day-rates.

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As the fifth largest metropolitan economy in the world, London’s economy stands alone in the UK. To put that into perspective, wealth in the capital is roughly similar to that in the whole of Sweden or Iran. So as a freelancer or contractor, it goes without saying that London day-rates are on average higher compared to the rest of the UK.

But how much higher? And do better day-rates really reflect London’s higher cost of living – which is 37% more expensive compared to say, Manchester?

Taking eight of the most popular Tech & IT contractor roles from Technojobs and comparing average London day-rates against the rest of the UK, let’s find out:

Financially speaking, is freelancing and contracting in London worth your time? Get commenting...

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