The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT 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 TickIT over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TickIT
Rank 565 569 513
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -56
Contract jobs citing TickIT 5 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.002% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.026% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
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£316 £425 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +45.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £425 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 - £291
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
3960 3877 3207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.02% 8.08% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2502 2397 2008
Average daily rate £418 £405 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.08% -5.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 183 96
Average hourly rate £20.34 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £47.10 £63.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +20.00%

TickIT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in England

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Daily Rate Trend in England

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

TickIT Daily Rate Trend in England

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

TickIT Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TickIT within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 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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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
South East - 4 £305 - 1
South West - 1 £328 - 1
East of England - 1 - -
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TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) OOD
1 4 (80.00%) UML
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Information Management
2 3 (60.00%) NetBeans
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) XHTML
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Parallel Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Fat Client

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XHTML
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) UML
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) OOD
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Parallel Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint