The first table below looks at the demand for TickIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank - 117 134
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.044% 0.032%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.55% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £168 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £215 £275
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
222 182 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.04% 8.08% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 90 112
Average daily rate £375 £333 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £168 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.89 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.39% +87.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
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TickIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

TickIT
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

TickIT Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

TickIT
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

TickIT Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Quality Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) QA