The table below looks at the statistics for Dublin Core skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dublin Core over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dublin Core
Rank - 538 510
Contract jobs citing Dublin Core 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.029% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3613 3452 2929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.82% 7.76% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2190 2064 1670
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 126 203
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.15 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -25.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.93 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.76 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+10.30% -24.28%

Dublin Core
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Dublin Core Jobs Demand Trend in England

Dublin Core
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Dublin Core Daily Rate Trend in England