The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TickIT
Rank 14 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing TickIT 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 6.88% 1.99% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 64.71% 18.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+58.88% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Leicester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
17 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 10.63% 10.60% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Average daily rate £475 £225 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

TickIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

TickIT Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

TickIT Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 11 (100.00%) MS Office
1 11 (100.00%) UML
1 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 11 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 11 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
1 11 (100.00%) V-Model
1 11 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (72.73%) Life Science
2 8 (72.73%) Manufacturing
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
3 7 (63.64%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) CMDB
6 3 (27.27%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 3 (27.27%) VB

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 11 (100.00%) MS Office
1 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 11 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (72.73%) Manufacturing
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Lead Software Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Configuration Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Release Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
1 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (72.73%) Life Science
2 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) UML
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) V-Model
1 11 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Logistics
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft