The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TickIT
Rank - 273 249
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.040% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.38% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £225
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £43.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-23.42% +98.86%
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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
853 1040 888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.19% 10.48% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 550 480
Median daily rate £413 £410 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +16.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 61 64
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.24% +13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £85.49 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £29.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +45.00%

TickIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

TickIT
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

TickIT Daily Rate Trend in the South East

TickIT
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

TickIT Hourly Rate Trend in the South East