The table below looks at the statistics for COREP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COREP over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Common Reporting (COREP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing COREP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £550 £550
% change year-on-year
-17.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COREP
UK

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 Northern Ireland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.83% 4.39% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £450 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +93.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £450 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +38.09%