The table below looks at the statistics for CSQA in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSQA over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing CSQA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
CSQA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
268 287 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.29% 16.06% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 141 103
Median daily rate £390 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -48.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £40.00 £30.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%