The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ASIC 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £49.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-17.58% +24.37%
ASIC
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
220 229 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.85% 24.89% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 176 99
Median daily rate £375 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £32.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% -4.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing ASIC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

ASIC Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

ASIC
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ASIC across the Bristol region.

ASIC Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol