The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TickIT
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 1.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £345 £374
% change year-on-year
-5.07% -7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.50
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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 Somerset region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
20 67 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.68% 15.02% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 45 3
Average daily rate £588 £375 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.66% -18.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +40.00%

TickIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TickIT across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

TickIT Daily Rate Trend in Somerset