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Contract project: where to live + transport means + rate
Joined: Jul 26, 2011
Aug 27, 2013 09:50:48
(I don't know what is the correct topic question.)
I have a hypothetical question (could be a reality, I never done any contract project before):
Suppose you live in Los Angeles, you have a
project in NewYork for 6 months.
How do you go about calculating or planning, I just throw out questions
Where you live? In a hotel/motel or rent an appartment
Means of transport? Rent a car for 6 months?
What are the options/questions should I be asking?
Based upon the above possible answer, I have to calculate the hourly billing rate.
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Joined: May 26, 2003
Aug 27, 2013 18:17:22
If this is New York City, you don't need a car. And you can rent a room share which is less expensive than an apartment. Or rent from someone who is out of town for a few months. In other words, it depends on where your hypothetical contract is.
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Joined: Jul 26, 2011
Aug 28, 2013 10:45:37
Is there any link where we can consult the average hourly billing rate for a regular java software developer?
For those who have done contract jobs out of your own state, how was the experience if possible to share?
Jayesh A Lalwani
Joined: Jan 17, 2008
Aug 28, 2013 10:48:47
Have you tried looking at Salary.com. Salaries in the US change a lot based on which area you live in, simply because cost of living varies a lot
Joined: Apr 04, 2009
Aug 28, 2013 23:35:08
@H.Paul, you can find crowdsourced quantitative data on costs of living
. Perhaps it can help you calculate your rates.
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