The table below looks at the statistics for Basel III skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Basel III over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Basel III
England / South West
Rank - 134 133
Contract jobs citing Basel III 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.95% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Median daily rate - £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
353 422 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.99% 14.35% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 285 262
Median daily rate £398 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +28.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.80 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £41.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +80.85%

Basel III
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Basel III Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Basel III
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Basel III Daily Rate Trend in the South West