The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency II skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solvency II
England / North West
Rank - 156 151
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.053% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.53% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £750 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £638 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
241 375 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.17% 9.93% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 221 233
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% +113.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £85.59 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +80.85%

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Solvency II as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Solvency II Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Solvency II
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solvency II across the North West region.

Solvency II Daily Rate Trend in the North West