The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT 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 TickIT over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TickIT
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £328 £348
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -
TickIT
England

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
326 367 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.10% 9.24% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 195 130
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 29
Median hourly rate £85.00 £27.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.30% +68.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £14.50 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.59 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

TickIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

TickIT
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

TickIT Daily Rate Trend in the North West

TickIT
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

TickIT Hourly Rate Trend in the North West