The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £26.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-16.98% -41.11%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
91 63 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.61% 5.63% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 28
Average daily rate £425 £351 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £268 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £508 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -59.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £5.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £5.00 £19.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh