The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 4 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
4 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 Scotland - - -
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
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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
330 276 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.03% 9.19% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 161 137
Median daily rate £393 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £246 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.46% +64.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.34 £16.84 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £35.00 £32.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.06% +38.09%

TickIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

TickIT
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

TickIT Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland