The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TickIT
Rank 82 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing TickIT 21 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.31% 0.20% 0.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.44% 2.56% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+62.22% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £22.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+98.86% -16.98%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
136 117 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.46% 7.68% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 57 40
Average daily rate £409 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 18
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -37.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.10 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £19.78 £56.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TickIT across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TickIT across the East Midlands region.

TickIT Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

TickIT Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TickIT within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +15 20 £400 +77.77%
Derbyshire - 1 £400 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing TickIT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TickIT.

1 21 (100.00%) ISO 9001
2 20 (95.24%) UML
2 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (95.24%) V-Model
2 20 (95.24%) Waterfall
3 19 (90.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (90.48%) MS Excel
3 19 (90.48%) MS Office
4 18 (85.71%) Degree
4 18 (85.71%) Computer Science
5 17 (80.95%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (66.67%) SQL
7 13 (61.90%) .NET
7 13 (61.90%) Visual Studio
7 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
7 13 (61.90%) Web Services
7 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
7 13 (61.90%) C#
8 12 (57.14%) Finance
8 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
9 9 (42.86%) Manufacturing
9 9 (42.86%) Logistics
9 9 (42.86%) Life Science
10 7 (33.33%) JIRA
10 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (33.33%) ITIL
10 7 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (28.57%) CMDB
11 6 (28.57%) Chartered Engineer

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing TickIT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TickIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 19 (90.48%) MS Office
1 19 (90.48%) MS Excel
1 19 (90.48%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Visual Studio
2 7 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (33.33%) JIRA
2 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Software Engineer
1 12 (57.14%) Lead Software Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Configuration Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Release Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
1 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
1 13 (61.90%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 17 (80.95%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (42.86%) Life Science
4 6 (28.57%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) UML
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (95.24%) V-Model
1 20 (95.24%) Waterfall
2 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 9 (42.86%) Logistics
4 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft